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Pearl Remembers Her Hymns

Lee, age 90, met his future wife Pearl at the Indiana State Fair. "I was a freshman and she was a senior," he recalls. "I thought she was just being nice, but a few days later she sent me a...

Marian Prevents WWII Raid on New York

In 1943, Marian was working in the original L.S. Ayres Tea Room when she met an Army recruiter having lunch. As a result, Marian decided to enlist in the Women's Army Corps (WAC). She served in military intelligence, first at...

Mary Still Enjoys Cooking, Gardening

For 81-year-old Mary, staying active is not difficult. She's soft-spoken and sweet, and greets people with a warm hug. Every day she calls members of her St. John Missionary Baptist Church congregation to see how they are doing and to...
Hope at Indy Mini Marathon

Carrying Hope – How One CICOA Family Finished the Mini-Marathon

Five-year-old Hope Parker finished the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon in 3 hours, 34 minutes and 23 seconds. She didn’t run or walk. Her parents, Jennifer and Andrew Parker, carried her in a backpack. Hope has Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, which...
2009 Power Soccer Championship

CICOA Clients Help U.S. Team Clinch Second Powerchair Football World Cup

Case Calvert and JC Russo, members of the U.S. National Power Soccer Team and CICOA clients, recently brought home the FIPFA 2011 Powerchair Football World Cup. The U.S. team competed for its second World Cup in Paris, France, Nov. 2-6,...
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Are You at Risk for Falls?

It’s the Leading Cause of Death Among Seniors September 23 is the first day of fall and National Fall Prevention Awareness Day. To help bring attention to this growing public health issue, CICOA has compiled an in-home assessment tool to...

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