President’s Corner

Summer Sunshine for Seniors: How You Can Make a Difference

June 12, 2024
Neighbors enjoying summer block party

Summer brings sunshine, cookouts and backyard fun. But for some older adults in our community, these joyful months can feel isolating. With longer days and potentially increased heat, staying cool…

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Culture of Care: CICOA Honored as a Top Workplace

May 8, 2024
CICOA named Top Workplace 2024

Every day I come to work, I feel energized to do the work I do on behalf of older adults, people with disabilities and family caregivers because I am surrounded…

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Celebrating the Heart of Our Community: Volunteers

April 8, 2024
Yard Clean-Up Volunteers

As we dive into April, a month dedicated to recognizing the incredible power of volunteerism, I can’t help but feel overwhelmed with gratitude for each and every one of you…

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Connect Healthcare and Aging Services to Improve Care and Reduce Costs

March 5, 2024
Integrating Healthcare and Social Services for Older Adults

Let me tell you a story that many healthcare professionals and social workers know all too well. A 78-year-old man we’ll call Jack is a kind soul with a knack…

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Navigating the Future: PathWays for Aging Medicaid Waiver Program in Indiana

February 6, 2024
PathWays for Aging Indiana

Embarking on a journey can spark curiosity and fuel a sense of hope. At the start of something new, I feel a mix of emotions as I anticipate what lies…

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Innovation: Pioneering Possibilities in 2024 and Beyond

January 3, 2024
2024 goals

A new year often symbolizes a fresh start and positive energy. Some people celebrate New Year’s Day by opening the door at midnight to “let out” the old year and…

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Bridging Gaps in Mental Health Support for Older Adults

December 6, 2023
Social worker visiting elderly woman at home

Mental health is a growing crisis, not just in Indiana, but across the country. One in 20 adults experience serious mental illness each year. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many of…

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Comfort And Social Connection For Seniors Through Cultural Cuisine

November 1, 2023
Seniors eating lunch together

Throughout the vibrant energy of our Central Indiana cities and small towns, a compelling yet often overlooked story unfolds – the rich and meaningful lives of our senior community members.…

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Focus on Alignment

October 19, 2023
Image of arrows painted on street

Dear Friends, FY2023 was a year characterized by remarkable achievements and unwavering dedication to address the gaps between our vision for tomorrow and today’s realities. Alignment around that vision has…

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Aging Gracefully: Conversations to Have with Your Aging Parents and Relatives

October 5, 2023

Have you ever found yourself seated across from an aging parent or relative, sharing a cup of tea or coffee, when the conversation takes an unexpected turn towards their health,…

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