Aging & Disability

Call for Help Receives Outpouring of Generosity

March 17, 2015
Tom Short

“I’m just thankful for all God’s done for me.” Tom, 62, a Marine Corps veteran with disabilities, sat on the edge of his bed and wiped a tear from his…

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Tips for Traveling With People With Disabilities

March 1, 2015
Walking and Traveling with Person in a Wheelchair

For the nearly 1.25 million Hoosiers living with a disability, transportation goes far beyond getting from one place to another. Being in a different environment, be it a new room,…

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Aging & Disability Resource Center: What Happens When I Call?

January 20, 2015

The Aging & Disability Resource Center often is referred to as the “front door” of CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions. The ADRC is a one-stop resource center for programs and…

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Senior Medicare Patrol Fights Fraud and Abuse

January 18, 2015

You’ve probably heard your friends and neighbors tales of Medicare fraud: scam artists asking for your Medicare card, providers charging for procedures you never had, or charging Medicare patients higher…

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Respite Care: Why Caregivers Need Eight Hours A Week and Where to Get It

November 30, 2014

Caregiving can take a toll on caregivers, physically, mentally and emotionally. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, caregiving can lead to increased stress, chronic health challenges and depression. It is important…

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Medicaid Waiver Helps Eligible Individuals Remain at Home

February 26, 2014

Moving into a nursing facility may not be the only option for seniors or those with disabilities who require assistance with activities of daily living. Individuals who meet Medicaid requirements…

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