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Tips Experienced Caregivers

10 Tips From Experienced Caregivers

“A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experiences,” wrote American physician and author, Oliver Wendell Holmes. What does this have to do with caregiving? Well, similar to an abstract painting in an art gallery, Holmes’ quote encourages us to...
Boost Health and Nutrition with Bingocize

Boost Health and Nutrition with Bingocize®

Who doesn’t love Bingo? Individuals of all ages can share enjoyment and friendly competition in a classic game of Bingo, but the game is especially popular among older adults. A program developed at Western Kentucky University, Bingocize ® combines the...
Tips to help Control Hangry in you

Tips to Help Control the Hangry In You

If you’ve ever snapped at someone uncharacteristically, honked your horn angrily because it took a driver a millisecond too long to accelerate through a green light, you may be hangry. Maybe you were hard at work, then suddenly, you couldn’t...
Lonliness Bad for Health

Loneliness Is Bad for Your Health

Loneliness, commonly accepted as part of the human condition, is no stranger to any generation, but it is increasingly familiar in the older population. It’s difficult to pinpoint every cause for loneliness because it is felt so personally. But we...
Bernice 109-year-old woman in Indianapolis

CICOA Helps 109-Year-Old Age in Place

Want to know the secret to aging? Be good. That’s how Bernice Bohannon has tried to live her life. It’s what makes her happy. The mantra has served her well. She’ll celebrate her 109th birthday on March 14. She’s planning to...
CICOA Volunteer Case Calvert

CICOA Client Brings Unique Voice to Board of Directors

What would life be without CICOA? Case Calvert pauses. It’s a question he’s never considered. He doesn’t really want to think about it. “I’d hate to have to go through that. It would change a lot of aspects of my...

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