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Focus on Alignment

Dear Friends, FY2023 was a year characterized by remarkable achievements and unwavering dedication to address the gaps between our vision for tomorrow and today’s realities. Alignment around that vision has been a driving force across the organization in all our...

Why a Strong Mission Is the Guiding Light of CICOA Foundation

The expression “jumping the shark” is taken from an episode of Happy Days in which the well-known character Arthur Fonzarelli, a.k.a. “Fonzie,” is water skiing in his trademark leather jacket and literally jumps over a shark. The expression that developed...
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Aging Gracefully: Conversations to Have with Your Aging Parents and Relatives

Have you ever found yourself seated across from an aging parent or relative, sharing a cup of tea or coffee, when the conversation takes an unexpected turn towards their health, finances or future plans? These discussions can sometimes be uncomfortable,...
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Saving Superwoman: CICOA Caregiver Helps Others Overcome Burnout Through Self Care

How do you focus on your wellbeing amid everything that you're experiencing in life and work? This question has been the focus of April Ervin’s personal and professional life for the past decade. Born and raised in Indianapolis, April spent...
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CICOA and CIRTA Relaunch My Freedom Program for Central Indiana Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities

Program increases accessibility by providing affordable cross-county transportation for qualifying individuals   CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions and Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority (CIRTA) recently relaunched the My Freedom program, which provides transportation services for individuals with disabilities or anyone...
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Investing for Good: A New Era in Philanthropy

In a world where change is the only constant, the words of Bob Dylan's iconic song, "The Times They Are A-Changin'," resonate more than ever. Within the sphere of philanthropy, these words couldn't ring truer. Recent research has revealed a...

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