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Medical Research is Driving CICOA’s Future

Stanford publishes caregiver research conducted in part with Indianapolis-based nonprofit New research published this spring by Stanford University is setting the stage for the future of caregiving in Indiana and across the country. In its report, Caring for Caregivers, published...
Helping Mom Take Her Medicine

Is It Safe for Mom to Live Alone?

It’s not easy coming to terms with the fact that a parent’s health is declining. Parents often are reluctant to admit they may need help or that they can’t continue to take care of themselves and the house the way...
Older couple working on taxes together

Charitable Planning and the American Rescue Plan

If you have not yet filed your 2020 income tax return, do not fret. The deadline for filing 2020 returns has been extended from April 15 to May 17, 2021. As we complete the first quarter of 2021, key legislation...
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Try These Mealtime and Kitchen Hacks for Aging

Mealtimes should be enjoyable at every age, but many older adults and people with disabilities experience physical changes that can make preparing and eating food more difficult. Tremors, arthritis, vision problems, and reduced ability to grasp are just a few...
Easter Lilies and Bible

After a Pandemic Winter, Share the Renewal of Spring

Christians recently celebrated Easter and reflected on the resurrection of Christ. Regardless of one’s faith tradition, spring itself is celebrated by many as a season of resurrection and renewal of life. The browns of fall and winter give way to...
Mable

You Make the Sunshine

Hearing aids in, Mable, 92, answered her phone. Although her hearing is dulled with age, her mind remains sharp, her laughter quick. Today, Mable lives alone on Indy’s northwest side. She was married to her husband for 60-plus years when...

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