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“It’s hard for me to do everything on my own, especially since I’ve lost my spouse and don’t have family. To have support from CICOA is a wonderful thing. It’s a relief.”

Carleen hopes to stay in her home in the Crown Hill neighborhood for as long as she can.

Senior Meal Delivery Recipient Joyce

The Monumental Impact Of Meal Delivery For Seniors

With a food budget of $50 a month, Joyce couldn’t afford fresh fruit and vegetables, so she shopped at budget stores and made meals of Little Debbie snack cakes and other processed foods. She knew it wasn’t good for her...
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How to Add Variety to Your Plate This Holiday

Thanksgiving dinner often invokes many emotions based on our past, family traditions and our own connections to certain foods. You may have attended large Thanksgiving meals where everyone talked about their favorite foods on the table.   Even with holiday spirit in the air, it is not uncommon to hear family and...
Care Manager and Army Veteran Darrell Pierce

Veterans Day: A Care Manager’s Perspective

For CICOA Care Manager Darrell Pierce, a U.S. Army veteran, Veterans Day is a somber occasion. He reflects on the number of veterans who succumb to suicide, a statistic that may be as high as 22 veterans per day, on average, according to reports from the Department of Veterans Affairs. ...

90%

of seniors want to remain in their current home for the rest of their lives

3+ Years

The average length of time that a CICOA client is able to remain living independently in their own home. 

92¢

out of every dollar directly supports clients

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CICOA is making a difference for Central Indiana’s seniors and people with disabilities by providing meals, transportation, home modifications, and in-home care to remain comfortably and safely at home. Join us in our mission.