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Pet food program for Indianapolis seniors

Seniors No Longer Have to Decide Between Feeding Themselves and Their Pets

January 11, 2022 Comments Off on Seniors No Longer Have to Decide Between Feeding Themselves and Their Pets
January 17 @ 2:32 pm

CICOA receives Meals on Wheels America grant to provide pet food for Indianapolis seniors  Alan Hall loves his cat Princess so much, it’s not unusual for him to give her some of his own meal, even if it means he goes without. Princess has been Alan’s constant companion for the last six years. They’ve been through a lot together. The black cat with bright…

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Arago Honors Recipient

CICOA Receives Meridian Foundation Arago Honors Award for Innovation

January 11, 2022 Comments Off on CICOA Receives Meridian Foundation Arago Honors Award for Innovation
January 17 @ 2:32 pm

Indianapolis-based Meridian Foundation has awarded CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions an award of $10,000 to honor and support its innovative approaches to serving the community. The CICOA Venture Studio seeks to respond creatively to the challenges facing older adults, those of any age with a disability, their caregivers and the organizations that serve them. CICOA…

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Forward-thinking business strategy

It’s Time to Reinvent the Wheel

January 4, 2022 Comments Off on It’s Time to Reinvent the Wheel
January 17 @ 2:32 pm

We’ve all heard the saying: “There’s no need to reinvent the wheel.” Yet, as I think about this today, I am shifting my focus and adapting to some new realities. Friends, it’s time we reinvent the wheel. Welcome to 2022. Like it or not, we’re still in a pandemic. People are hurting. People are dying.…

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Carmine

Indy Mom Finds Inspiration From Their Miracle Baby to Create Children’s Books

December 14, 2021 Comments Off on Indy Mom Finds Inspiration From Their Miracle Baby to Create Children’s Books
January 17 @ 2:32 pm

Four-year-old Carmine may rely on a G-tube for nourishment, and he may not have mastered as many words as his peers, but Carmine is a celebration, not a condition, says his mom, Shecara Squires Reives of Brownsburg. Like lots of preschoolers, Carmine loves to dance, sing and read. He’s picky about what he eats, too.…

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Primo Banquet and Conference Center

December 13, 2021 Comments Off on Primo Banquet and Conference Center
January 17 @ 2:32 pm
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Provider Fair

Provider Fair

December 13, 2021 Comments Off on Provider Fair
February 23 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn what’s new at CICOA during the annual service provider meeting, and meet more than 200 CICOA direct care staff.

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Holiday Meal with Family Member with Dementia

5 Tips to Reduce Stress During the Holidays

December 9, 2021 Comments Off on 5 Tips to Reduce Stress During the Holidays
January 17 @ 2:32 pm

The holiday season is here, and you may be feeling the stress of endless to-do lists, travel and other traditions that take place this time of year. If you’re caring for a loved one with dementia, this stress can build on other stressors you’re already feeling while providing daily care for them. We hope these…

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Food insecurity in Indianapolis

My Holiday Wish: An End to Food Insecurity

December 1, 2021 Comments Off on My Holiday Wish: An End to Food Insecurity
January 17 @ 2:32 pm

Like so many of you, I gathered around the table with family this Thanksgiving in front of heaping platters of food. Good food. Healthy food. Ok, some not so healthy if you are like my wife and don’t count pumpkin pie as a serving of fruit. Point is, we had an abundance of all kinds…

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Secrets E-book DFI Thank You

November 23, 2021 Comments Off on Secrets E-book DFI Thank You
January 17 @ 2:32 pm

Thank You Your e-book, Secrets to Making Mealtimes Easier for People with Dementia and Family Caregivers, is on its way to your inbox. (You can also download it here.) Take a Step Toward Making Indiana Dementia Friendly This #GivingTuesday Giving Tuesday is a day to celebrate all acts of giving and the many ways we all…

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Secrets to Making Mealtimes Easier for People with Dementia and Family Caregivers

November 22, 2021 Comments Off on Secrets to Making Mealtimes Easier for People with Dementia and Family Caregivers
January 17 @ 2:32 pm

OUR GIFT TO YOU: Secrets to Making Mealtimes Easier for People with Dementia and Family Caregivers Get the Free E-Book As our gift to you, CICOA is offering this e-book, Secrets to Making Mealtimes Easier for People with Dementia and Family Caregivers, for FREE. We know how hard it can be to get a loved…

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