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Better Housing Means Better Quality of Life for Indy Senior

What does “home” mean to you? For Indianapolis native Paul Martin, home is not a place, but a person. “To be honest. I haven't felt like I've been at home since my wife passed away. It’ll be 17 years in...
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It’s Time for Our Voices To Be Heard, Even if We Can’t Buy Twitter

If I had $44 billion (that’s the amount Elon Musk paid to buy Twitter), I wouldn’t buy a social media platform, but I would allocate a decent amount of it to being heard. If I had an unlimited budget, I’d...
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Let’s Get Physical! The Proven Benefits of Exercise for Older Adults

On this blog, we typically focus on nutrition and how we can fuel our bodies for healthy aging. Today, however, we are going to focus on another important aspect of health as we age—physical exercise.  You’ve probably heard the two...
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INHP Grant Supports Home Accessibility for Seniors

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a $20,000 grant from the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership® (INHP), a local Community Development Financial Institution supporting affordable housing in Indianapolis. The grant supports CICOA’s Safe at Home program, which provides home safety and...
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How One Woman’s Drive To Survive Made Local History

Yodeling earned her a blue ribbon; electroplating made this Indy woman a trail blazer Mildred Juanita Rebennack says her claim to fame is winning a talent competition for singing, yodeling and playing harmonica. She proudly displays the first and only...
Tauhric Brown Volunteering as Youth Basketball Coach

Volunteers Make the World Go Round

As I was watched the South Carolina women’s basketball team dominate powerhouse UConn for the National Championship over the weekend, and then Kansas beat the Tar Heels on Monday night, it brought back so many memories. No, I’ve never played...

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