Press Releases

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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Tickets for CICOA’s Magic Ball on Sale Now

February 24, 2020
The Magic Ball Goes Woodstock Benefiting CICOA

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions is proud to announce its inaugural Magic Ball, presented by Comfort Keepers, on Friday, April 3, 6-11 p.m. at the Biltwell Event Center in Indianapolis. Tickets are on sale now. The Woodstock-themed evening includes dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and a costume contest. Costumes are optional, but attendees are encouraged to…

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CICOA to offer case management services to people with developmental disabilities

February 17, 2020
Developmental Disabilities Care Management in Indianapolis Area

When given the choice, most older adults say they prefer to live at home rather than in a care facility. Most parents want to care for their children with disabilities at home, too. To make that possible for even more families, CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions now offers its Flourish Care Management services to children…

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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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