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Holiday Meal with Family Member with Dementia

5 Tips to Reduce Stress During the Holidays

The holiday season is here, and you may be feeling the stress of endless to-do lists, travel and other traditions that take place this time of year. If you're caring for a loved one with dementia, this stress can build...
Food insecurity in Indianapolis

My Holiday Wish: An End to Food Insecurity

Like so many of you, I gathered around the table with family this Thanksgiving in front of heaping platters of food. Good food. Healthy food. Ok, some not so healthy if you are like my wife and don’t count pumpkin...
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...

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