Press Releases

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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Innovation, Compassion during Pandemic Inspire CICOA Awards

June 22, 2021
CICOA Spirit Award for Southport Police

When the pandemic struck, people came forward to find solutions to care for Central Indiana’s most vulnerable residents. CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions honored some of the heroes during its annual awards. It also awarded a hospital system and Indianapolis physician for work to advance care for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Exceptional Service Award:…

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Medical Research is Driving CICOA’s Future

May 3, 2021
Caregiver daughter feeding mom

Stanford publishes caregiver research conducted in part with Indianapolis-based nonprofit New research published this spring by Stanford University is setting the stage for the future of caregiving in Indiana and across the country. In its report, Caring for Caregivers, published in NEJM Catalyst, researchers shared that nearly 20 percent of U.S. adults are caring for…

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CICOA announces launch of its first for-profit company, Duett

February 2, 2021
Duett

Tech company plays matchmaker for clients and home-care providers Central Indiana nonprofit CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions today announced the official launch of Duett, a for-profit tech start-up designed to match people who need in-home care with providers who offer the services. The spin-off company is a first for CICOA, which empowers older adults and…

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CICOA Partners with IU School of Medicine on Collaborative Dementia Care Model

November 16, 2020

Alzheimer’s pilot program aimed at helping people live at home longer When people with Alzheimer’s and other related diseases receive targeted, specialized care at home, they not only are able to live at home, but also their quality-of-life improves. That’s the hypothesis that will be studied over the next 36 months in 34 counties across…

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CICOA Announces New Leadership on Board of Directors, Foundation Board

October 28, 2020

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions recently elected new leadership positions on its Board of Directors and Foundation Board of Trustees. New board members’ terms will last through June 2022. “The coronavirus pandemic has underscored the need for enhanced public-private partnerships to address access to resources, services and long-term care options for older adults and people…

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CICOA partners with IU School of Medicine on collaborative dementia care model

September 14, 2020
Communicating with person Dementia

Supported by a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Indiana University School of Medicine and its partners have launched a 36-month venture to enhance, strengthen and expand supports for people with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) and their caregivers in 34 Indiana counties. Managed…

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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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