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Jewell and Family

Honoring Mom’s Wishes

Jewell always told her family she wanted to die at home. Her family promised her that she would not have to worry about that; they would take care of her at home as she aged. When the promise was made,...
Voter registration application for the 2020 presidential elections, on an American flag background.

Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard – Register to Vote

There was a time I stood on the sidelines and let others make choices for me. I didn’t want to “waste” my time going to a polling place to cast a ballot. In my early 20s, I thought, “What’s one...
Church collection plate

Giving Back Was a Lesson Learned at an Early Age

The first time I made a charitable donation, I was about seven years old. Mom gave my sister and me each $1, which was exciting for a little kid in the 1970s. Mom explained the money was for us to...
Woman shopping for peaches at the local farmers market

Indianapolis Area Farmers Markets and Senior Hours

We all know about the vast amount of evidence showing the importance of fruits and vegetables for physical and cognitive health, but most Hoosiers struggle with getting enough fruits and vegetables in their diet.  Luckily, supporting local farmers markets is...
CICOA Client Sallie

CICOA Client Perseveres After Death of Husband, COVID and Health Setbacks

When Tamara France first met Sallie Preston five years ago, she felt sorry for the woman. At only 67, Sallie is blind in one eye and losing vision in her other eye. Her leg, three fingers and toes have been...
Meals on Wheels America Provides Second Round of Emergency Funding for CICOA

Meals on Wheels America Provides Second Round of Emergency Funding for CICOA

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a second grant from the Meals on Wheels COVID-19 Response Fund. This grant award of $75,000 allows CICOA to respond to an unprecedented increase in need and provide more nutrition options for vulnerable...

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