Press Releases

Seniors No Longer Have to Decide Between Feeding Themselves and Their Pets

January 11, 2022
Pet food program for Indianapolis seniors

CICOA receives Meals on Wheels America grant to provide pet food for Indianapolis seniors  Alan Hall loves his cat Princess so much, it’s not unusual for him to give her some of his own meal, even if it means he goes without. Princess has been Alan’s constant companion for the last six years. They’ve been through a lot together. The black cat with bright…

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CICOA Receives Meridian Foundation Arago Honors Award for Innovation

January 11, 2022
Arago Honors Recipient

Indianapolis-based Meridian Foundation has awarded CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions an award of $10,000 to honor and support its innovative approaches to serving the community. The CICOA Venture Studio seeks to respond creatively to the challenges facing older adults, those of any age with a disability, their caregivers and the organizations that serve them. CICOA…

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CICOA Receives $25,000 from Healthcare Initiatives for Home Modifications

November 4, 2021

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a grant of $25,000 from Healthcare Initiatives, Inc., a private granting foundation located in Indianapolis that supports the advancement of human health and well-being. Funding will provide home safety and accessibility modifications through CICOA’s Safe at Home program to help low-income older adults maintain their health and independence…

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CICOA Receives $10,000 from Glick Philanthropies to Support Transportation

November 3, 2021

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a grant of $10,000 from the Glick Community Relief Fund, a grant program of Glick Philanthropies. Funding will support CICOA’s Way2Go transportation service, providing reliable, affordable transportation to help older adults maintain their health and independence while aging in place in their homes. CICOA supports residents and neighbors…

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CICF Grants $10,000 to CICOA Innovation Fund

October 29, 2021
Central Indiana Community Fund

Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) has awarded CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions a $10,000 grant from the Roberts Curtenius Fund, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation. The donation is designated for the CICOA Innovation Fund to provide Venture Studio funding for social enterprise entrepreneurship. “CICOA is working to improve the lives of our most vulnerable…

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CICOA Announces New Partnership with Web Accessibility Market Leader, accessiBe

October 25, 2021
We're proud to have an accessible and inclusive website

Diversity, equity and inclusion have taken center stage in our national discourse. And like other institutions, CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has become more intentional about these core values and how to enhance them as we promote our agency’s mission and vision for Central Indiana. As part of that effort, today CICOA is excited to…

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CICOA Recognized as a COVID Stops Here Workplace

October 19, 2021
COVID Stops Here Silver

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has been recognized as a Silver COVID Stops Here workplace for achieving an 88 percent staff vaccination rate. The COVID Stops Here campaign recognizes Indiana workplaces that have achieved widespread vaccination against COVID-19. Organizations that have achieved at least a 70 percent vaccination rate are eligible to receive a designation. …

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CICOA Receives $10,000 from Glick Philanthropies to Support Residents Amid COVID-19

July 22, 2021

CICOA Among 106 Organizations Selected for $830,000 Community Relief Fund CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions received a $10,000 grant from the Glick Community Relief Fund, a grant program of Glick Philanthropies, to help local nonprofit organizations continue responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding will support CICOA’s Way2Go transportation service, providing reliable, affordable transportation to help clients maintain their health and independence…

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CICOA Receives Aging Achievement Award

July 20, 2021
n4a Aging Achievement Awards 2021

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions announces that its innovative online application Duett received a 2021 Aging Achievement Award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) during the n4a Annual Conference and Tradeshow, July 19-22. Duett, which won in the agency operations category, streamlines the process of matching older adults and people with…

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Nonprofits Join Forces to Keep People Safe at Home

July 12, 2021
Debra enjoys freedom with her new wheelchair ramp

Woman celebrates freedom after volunteers build wheelchair ramp Debra Jones feels free. For the first time in more than a year, she can safely go outside. She can’t get enough of the fresh air and sunshine after being confined to her home, unable to climb up or down the steps. On any given day, you’ll…

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