Indiana Launches INconnect Alliance

The need for accurate, unbiased information about long-term care options and services for older adults and people with disabilities in Indiana is increasing as a result of the aging population. To meet that need, Indiana has a network of 16 Aging & Disability Resource Centers—sometimes called a “best kept secret”—that serves as an access point for those seeking help for themselves or a loved one. CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions is part of that network.

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Speechless

Orion Bell Square HeadshotI have a new favorite TV show.  Speechless on ABC is a sitcom about the DiMeo family. Like many sitcom families, the show revolves around the dynamics of family life: moving to a new school, taking a family vacation, a teenager’s first date. The series has its share of caricatures and implausible situations. It is, after all, a comedy.

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Clear the Clutter!

kunk_kate_socialThe reality is that maintaining a cleaner, dust-controlled and uncluttered living space accomplishes much more than satisfying a personal desire for cleanliness or the pride of hard work.  It can mean the difference between independence and dependence…the difference between healthy and unhealthy aging.

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Five Foods to Say, ‘I Love You and Your Heart’

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Whenever you are choosing food gifts for loved ones, make sure you consider their health needs, and choose recipes and foods that are good for the heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women.

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Grant Addresses Nutritional Gap in Morgan County

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a $10,000 grant from the Morgan County Board of Commissioners to support CICOA’s Meals & More service in Morgan County. Meals provided through this grant will help fill a vital nutritional gap in the health of Morgan County seniors.

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Central Indiana Senior Fund Improves Quality of Life for Older Adults

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a $40,000 grant for general operating support from the Central Indiana Senior Fund, a CICF fund. CICOA was designated a “key provider” in 2014 and was awarded grants totaling $120,000 over a three-year period. The latest grant is the third award and supports hunger relief, transportation and home modifications to improve the quality of life for older adults.

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Preguntale a CICOA

CICOA has a new Spanish-language commercial running on Telemundo that features WRTV6 reporter Rafael Sanchez. View the commercial below.

¿Cuida a un miembro de la familia quien tiene 60 o mas años or una discapacidad? CICOA puede ayudar. CICOA un grupo sin fines de lucro, ofrece servicios gratis o bajo costo a los adultos mayores y personas con discapacidad en Indiana.