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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...
Apples fresh in season

Eat Fresh: Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables in Central Indiana

Choosing seasonal fruits and vegetables can help you get more bang for your buck at local grocery stores and farmers markets. Additionally, it supports local farmers, provides local jobs, and reduces greenhouse gas emissions by reducing long-distance transport. What’s in...
Professional caring for an older woman in assisted living facility

Fire Gives Care Manager New Perspective on Caring for Seniors

The call came early on a cold day in January when temperatures were barely in double digits. There had been a fire at Crownpointe Assisted Living on Indianapolis’ east side, and 28 CICOA clients suddenly and unexpectedly needed a new...
Man using drill to make bathroom safety modification for a senior

Home Repairs Make Homes Safer For Seniors; Paying For Them Is A Challenge

You know the saying, “If it's too good to be true, it probably is?” How many times have you heard that growing up? How many times have you repeated that to your kids, or maybe even your aging parents or...
Harold "H.B." Bell

Creativity, Innovation, Advocacy Inspire CICOA 2022 Annual Awards

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions presented six awards June 28 during its annual meeting to recognize individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact on our mission during the past 12 months. Exceptional Service Award: That’s Good HR was...

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