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Beans Low Cost Food with High Nutrition Value

Beans: A Secret Superstar for Excellent Nutrition

March is National Nutrition Month®, during which we spotlight different aspects of nutrition and how to fuel our bodies to their fullest potential. Today, we are highlighting a great source of plant protein—beans! Beans have an excellent nutrition profile, come...
Pet food and supplies for seniors

Grant Expands Capacity to Serve Homebound Seniors and Their Pets

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions is a recipient of a 2022 Discovery Grant from Meals on Wheels America, made possible by PetSmart Charities, in the amount of $20,000. The Discovery Grant will allow CICOA’s new Pet Connect program to move...
CASOA

An Open Letter to Central Indiana Seniors

Dear Central Indiana adults 60 and older, Please let me take this opportunity to let you know that we care about you. We value your contributions to our community. We welcome – and need – your participation, input and involvement....
Happy black mother and daughter having fun eating healthy lunch at home

Mindful Eating: Focusing on the Experience

Food has become something we often consume quickly and mindlessly in our fast-paced society. Whether we are driving somewhere and eating on the road or at home eating a snack in front of the television, consuming food is often paired...
Peter Bisbecos

Volunteer Shares Passion for Service and Innovation

Essential to the success of any nonprofit’s mission and vision for the future is building strong relationships with community volunteers. CICOA Board Chair Peter Bisbecos has a relationship with the organization that goes back nearly 30 years. It’s an association...
Dennis Schneider

The Call That Saved a Life

A sweet man, soft spoken and kind, 72-year-old Dennis doesn’t want to be a burden to anyone, including his care team. CICOA care manager Kia Sease often reassures him that his needs are our priority, and it is never a...

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