Press Releases

CICOA Receives $50,000 CISF Key Provider Grant

December 17, 2019
Central Indiana Senior Fund

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received $50,000 from the Central Indiana Senior Fund, a CICF Fund, the third installment of a Key Provider three-year grant. The grant supports CICOA’s general operating needs in its role as a key provider of services for older adults. The investment from the Central Indiana Senior Fund, a CICF…

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CICOA Receives $20,000 Qsource Grant for Dialysis Transportation

December 17, 2019

Qsource Community Partnerships (QCP) has awarded a $20,000 grant to CICOA’s Way2Go transportation service to pilot a transportation program for dialysis patients. CICOA’s project is one of 19 health improvement projects supported by QCP in Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee. Dialysis patients who are on low, fixed incomes need affordable, reliable transportation for their…

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CICOA Selects Tauhric Brown as New CEO

December 9, 2019
CICOA CEO Tauhric Brown

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions announced today that its board of directors has unanimously chosen Tauhric Brown as the nonprofit’s next president and chief executive officer, effective Jan. 6. Brown currently serves as the chief operating officer for Senior Services, Inc. of Kalamazoo, Mich., a nonprofit providing services to assure the independence and well-being of…

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CICOA Launches New Website

November 27, 2019
New CICOA website

CICOA is pleased to announce the launch of its newly designed website at The new site is faster, easier to navigate, and more mobile friendly, helping CICOA remain the premier source of information and access to resources for older adults, people with disabilities and family caregivers in Central Indiana. Dana Robinson, director of marketing…

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CICOA Partners With Homeland Security, Local Fire Departments to Educate First Responders About Dementia

November 18, 2019
Noblesville Fire Department Dementia Friends Indiana

Carmel, Noblesville become first fire departments in state to require dementia training First responders around Indiana, including firefighters, emergency medical technicians and police officers, are learning how to identify someone who may have dementia. They’re learning how body language, maintaining eye contact and even the tone of their voice can help calm someone with dementia,…

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Scan Card Technology Simplifies CICOA Meal Voucher System

November 4, 2019
Meal Site Tablet

Meals & More, a service of CICOA, provides about 8,500 nutritionally balanced meals a month to older adults in central Indiana using an electronic meal accounting system built on QRyde technology. Since its inception two years ago, the technology has allowed CICOA to manage accounting of meals for more than 1,200 clients at 35 neighborhood…

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CICOA Expands Dementia Friends Indiana Statewide

July 25, 2019
Dementia Friends Website

With new website, statewide initiative asks Hoosiers to become Dementia Friends What does it take to become a Dementia Friend? A few minutes of your time and the willingness to help if you see someone struggling with memory loss. A Dementia Friend is someone who wants to make a positive difference in the lives of…

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INHP Awards $20,000 Grant to CICOA Safe at Home Program

July 22, 2019

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a $20,000 grant from the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership® (INHP). The grant supports CICOA’s Safe at Home program, which provides home safety and accessibility modifications that enhance mobility, promote independence, and prevent falls for older adults and people with disabilities. With funding from INHP, materials and labor can be…

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