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Senior Meal Delivery Recipient Joyce

The Monumental Impact Of Meal Delivery For Seniors

With a food budget of $50 a month, Joyce couldn’t afford fresh fruit and vegetables, so she shopped at budget stores and made meals of Little Debbie snack cakes and other processed foods. She knew it wasn’t good for her...
Thanksgiving Plate with Variety of Foods and Colors

How to Add Variety to Your Plate This Holiday

Thanksgiving dinner often invokes many emotions based on our past, family traditions and our own connections to certain foods. You may have attended large Thanksgiving meals where everyone talked about their favorite foods on the table.   Even with holiday spirit in the air, it is not uncommon to hear family and...
Care Manager and Army Veteran Darrell Pierce

Veterans Day: A Care Manager’s Perspective

For CICOA Care Manager Darrell Pierce, a U.S. Army veteran, Veterans Day is a somber occasion. He reflects on the number of veterans who succumb to suicide, a statistic that may be as high as 22 veterans per day, on average, according to reports from the Department of Veterans Affairs. ...
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CICOA Receives $25,000 from Healthcare Initiatives for Home Modifications

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a grant of $25,000 from Healthcare Initiatives, Inc., a private granting foundation located in Indianapolis that supports the advancement of human health and well-being. Funding will provide home safety and accessibility modifications through...
Alzheimer's caregiver Mark Lee

Unpaid, Untrained Caregivers Face Challenges; CICOA and Its Network of Partners Are Here to Help

Mark Lee never thought of himself as a caregiver. It wasn’t part of his life plan, but then no one plans on a parent getting Alzheimer’s. So, when his mom no longer could care for his dad alone, Mark moved...
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CICOA Receives $10,000 from Glick Philanthropies to Support Transportation

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a grant of $10,000 from the Glick Community Relief Fund, a grant program of Glick Philanthropies. Funding will support CICOA’s Way2Go transportation service, providing reliable, affordable transportation to help older adults maintain their...

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