Press Releases

Meals on Wheels America Provides Second Round of Emergency Funding for CICOA

August 5, 2020

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a second grant from the Meals on Wheels COVID-19 Response Fund. This grant award of $75,000 allows CICOA to respond to an unprecedented increase in need and provide more nutrition options for vulnerable seniors during this evolving crisis. According to CICOA Meals & More Director, Lisa Schneekloth, CICOA…

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CICOA Receives United Way Grant For Essential Services

June 16, 2020
United Way of Central Indiana

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a Basic Needs Fund grant of $260,000 from United Way of Central Indiana for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. This is unrestricted funding that will support essential elements of CICOA’s work and ensure an adequate safety net exists for our most vulnerable neighbors. CICOA qualified for the Basic Needs…

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CICOA Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer

June 15, 2020
Michael Johsnon

CICOA is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Johnson as Chief Financial Officer, effective May 11. Johnson, a certified public accountant, joins CICOA with broad experience in accounting and finance, including as an outsourced CFO, in a variety of industries spanning healthcare, nonprofit, construction and information technology. Before joining CICOA, Johnson held leadership positions…

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CICOA Statement on the Killing of George Floyd

June 5, 2020

As a community-based organization whose mission is to empower older adults, those of any age with a disability, and their caregivers by providing the innovative answers, services, and support they need to achieve the greatest possible independence, dignity, and quality of life, CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions condemns the senseless killing of George Floyd, an…

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

May 27, 2020

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions Among 107 Organizations Selected for $820,000 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 to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. CICOA supports residents and neighbors of several apartment…

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COVID-19 Grant Increases Food Access for Seniors

April 21, 2020

Indiana University Health has awarded a $10,000 grant to CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions to support CICOA’s mission and work during the COVID-19 crisis. Through this grant, Indiana University Health seeks to increase food access for seniors impacted by the economic fallout and social distancing measures associated with the Coronavirus pandemic. Funding supports CICOA’s efforts…

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Grant Helps Eliminate Hazards to Reduce Fall Risk

April 7, 2020

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a grant of $10,000 from the Hoover Family Foundation to provide home safety and accessibility modifications for low-income senior homeowners through CICOA’s Safe at Home program. CICOA is the only organization in Central Indiana targeting home accessibility modification services for the low-income senior community. Modifications completed by CICOA…

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COVID-19 Grant Helps Meet Increased Need for Meals

April 7, 2020

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a Meals on Wheels COVID-19 Response Fund grant in the amount of $25,000. The costs and efforts associated with protecting seniors from COVID-19 require additional emergency funds, and this grant helps CICOA meet the needs of vulnerable seniors during this unprecedented time. The Meals on Wheels COVID-19 Response…

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CICOA receives grant from Central Indiana COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund

March 24, 2020
Central Indiana COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund

The Central Indiana COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund (C-CERF) has awarded $75,000 to CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions to support the emerging needs of clients during the COVID-19 outbreak. CICOA is one of 46 organizations receiving immediate grants from C-CERF. C-CERF is a community fund established by founding partners Lilly Endowment Inc., Central Indiana Community…

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IU Health Saxony Hospital Named First Dementia Friends Indiana Hospital

March 2, 2020
IU Health Saxony Hospital becomes first Dementia Friends Indiana Hospital

Indiana University Health Saxony Hospital has been named the first hospital in the state to be recognized as a Dementia Friends Indiana Hospital. To accomplish this, IU Health Saxony partnered with CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions, state administrator of Dementia Friends Indiana, to create a first-of-its-kind program that increases awareness, comfort level and competency for…

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