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Redirect Dementia Related Behaviors

5 Ways to Redirect Dementia-Related Behaviors

If your loved one has dementia, you know that caring for this person can include dealing with undesirable and often unpredictable dementia-related behaviors. As an example, a loved one may have been retired for years but becomes very anxious that...
Dementia Friends Website

CICOA Expands Dementia Friends Indiana Statewide

With new website, statewide initiative asks Hoosiers to become Dementia Friends What does it take to become a Dementia Friend? A few minutes of your time and the willingness to help if you see someone struggling with memory loss. A...
Quick Dirty Ways Ruin Salad

Quick and Dirty Ways to Ruin a Salad

Hey, how about a delicious, colorful, satisfying salad on a hot summer day? For sure, it’s a dish overflowing with fruit and vegetable goodness. Sounds healthy, right? But, not so fast! There are many ways to ruin a salad. A...

INHP Awards $20,000 Grant to CICOA Safe at Home Program

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a $20,000 grant from the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership® (INHP). The grant supports CICOA’s Safe at Home program, which provides home safety and accessibility modifications that enhance mobility, promote independence, and prevent falls for...
Conner Prairie

CICOA Honors Conner Prairie for Working to Help People with Dementia

When CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions was looking for partners to help expand Dementia Friends Indiana, it turned to Conner Prairie in Fishers. The living history museum embraced the idea immediately. Since 2018, Conner Prairie has made significant improvements to...
Dr. Diane Healey Award

Indy Physician Passionate About Educating Future Doctors About Dementia

Dr. Diane Healey has high expectations for primary care residents during their geriatric rotations at St. Vincent Health Care Center for Healthy Aging. She thinks it’s vital that residents not only understand an older adult’s medical and physical condition, but...

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