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Promoting Equity by Meeting Basic Needs

Many years ago, I worked with individuals with developmental and cognitive disabilities. I came into this field of human services quite ignorant of how inequitable life can be, especially when facing forever disabilities. I assumed everyone had the same opportunities...
Ron Hicks CICOA client who found assisted living housing after nearly being homeless

Facing Eviction, Senior Finds New Home After Life-changing Call

Last December, Ron was in deep trouble. A year earlier, he’d lost his wife. The radiation and chemotherapy that helped him beat oral cancer left him weak and bedridden. And now, with his savings running out, he was facing eviction...
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Food Insecurity Is a Symptom of Deeper Issues

Happy New Year! I am looking forward to a new year filled with much health and happiness for all. This holiday, I’ve been blessed with many things: The love of family and friends, the security of a warm, safe home...
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Indy Hunger Network Names CICOA’s Tauhric Brown Chairman of the Board

Tauhric Brown Tauhric Brown has hit the ground running since moving to Indianapolis less than three years ago to take the helm at CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions. Among his accomplishments: launching an affiliate for-profit company, expanding partnerships and increasing...
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Charitable Giving at Year’s End

Some years back when I was new to the field of fundraising, I heard an expression that gave me pause. As with all professions, we have our industry-specific acronyms and expressions, but I was surprised to hear a senior executive...
CICOA Community Health Workers

Community Health Workers Help Older Adults on the Road to Healthier Lives

McKenzie Killeen doesn’t need to see a spreadsheet to know the work she does is making a difference. She sees the benefits firsthand. McKenzie (pictured above, right) has a background in sales, but she wanted a career where she felt...

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