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Calcium-rich foods

MOOve to Calcium-Rich Foods

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body with 99 percent found in teeth and bone. Calcium, with the help of vitamin D, builds bones and slows the degree of bone loss. Your heart, muscles and bones all need...
Eat Your Age

Eat Your Age: The Essential Nutrients You Need as You Get Older

There is so much information about what to eat and when to eat it, it’s all so overwhelming. Should you eat more protein and less carbs? Eat less meat and more carbs? More fat? No fat? While I’m not a...
Mike and Lana

Alzheimer’s Rocked Their World; CICOA is Helping Them Stick Together

Theirs is a story of love that began with a bank deposit. Several bank deposits, really. In the 1980s, Mike worked for an electronics company in Lawrence. He also owned a wrecker business and had a small electronics shop in...
Putting on new running shoes

Times Are Changing, and That’s Good for Seniors

Change can be hard. Even for a guy like me who welcomes change, it comes with challenges. I’m like a kid on Christmas Eve when we are ready to roll out a new program, although I know there will be...
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CICOA Receives United Way of Central Indiana Basic Needs Fund Grant

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a Basic Needs Fund grant of $225,000 from United Way of Central Indiana. This critical funding supports essential elements of CICOA’s work and ensures that an adequate safety net exists for vulnerable older...
Older women trying to stay cool in hot summer temperatures

Heat Can Be Deadly for Older Adults

Record-breaking temperatures are baking Central Indiana this summer. For many of us, this can be uncomfortable, so we wisely limit our time outdoors. For older adults, extreme heat not only is uncomfortable, but also potentially deadly. As we age, our...

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