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Stanford Fellows Visit CICOA in 2019

CICOA works with local, national organizations to find solutions through research

When organizations like the prestigious Regenstrief Institute, Stanford or Indiana University call to ask for help, your ears perk up. Afterall, we’re a community-based organization, not a national program. Our expertise is caring for vulnerable populations, not research. Nevertheless, CICOA...
Preserving Family Memories

Preserving Memories into Family Treasures: No Time Like the Present

From easy conversations to timeless treasures Dad was a born storyteller. Raised during the Great Depression, serving as a combat soldier in Germany during WWII, and landing in a 40-year career in public speaking, the man certainly had stories to...
Senior woman buying canned goods at dollar store

How to Eat Healthy from a Dollar Store

Eating well-balanced meals with lots of colorful fruits and veggies, whole grains and a limited amount of sugar, sodium and saturated fat is essential for healthy aging and may also reduce one’s risk of developing dementia. But what if you...

Providing Peace of Mind

For families, peace of mind means everything. Among the many resources CICOA provides, the knowledge and guidance of experienced professionals helps ease the journey for family caregivers like Andrea. Andrea’s mother, Silvera, 80, and aunt Betty, 83, live with her...
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CICOA Working to Improve Healthcare Access and Affordability for Aging Hoosiers

Ask anyone over the age of 60 what they worry about when it comes to aging, and most will talk about their health, whether they’ll be able to afford care, and concerns about where they will be living in their...
Woman comforting a caregiver

5 Signs You May Need to Talk to Someone

Caregivers are among the most compassionate and dedicated people we know. The very characteristics that could make someone great at caregiving could also place them at risk. Why? Because caregiving is not only physically demanding, but it also can be...

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