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Times Are Changing, and That’s Good for Seniors

August 3, 2022 Comments Off on Times Are Changing, and That’s Good for Seniors
September 29 @ 1:22 am

Change can be hard. Even for a guy like me who welcomes change, it comes with challenges. I’m like a kid on Christmas Eve when we are ready to roll…

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CICOA Receives United Way of Central Indiana Basic Needs Fund Grant

July 26, 2022 Comments Off on CICOA Receives United Way of Central Indiana Basic Needs Fund Grant
September 29 @ 1:22 am

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a Basic Needs Fund grant of $225,000 from United Way of Central Indiana. This critical funding supports essential elements of CICOA’s work and…

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Heat Can Be Deadly for Older Adults

July 20, 2022 Comments Off on Heat Can Be Deadly for Older Adults
September 29 @ 1:22 am

Record-breaking temperatures are baking Central Indiana this summer. For many of us, this can be uncomfortable, so we wisely limit our time outdoors. For older adults, extreme heat not only…

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Apples fresh in season

Eat Fresh: Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables in Central Indiana

July 19, 2022 Comments Off on Eat Fresh: Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables in Central Indiana
September 29 @ 1:22 am

Choosing seasonal fruits and vegetables can help you get more bang for your buck at local grocery stores and farmers markets. Additionally, it supports local farmers, provides local jobs, and…

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Fire Gives Care Manager New Perspective on Caring for Seniors

July 13, 2022 Comments Off on Fire Gives Care Manager New Perspective on Caring for Seniors
September 29 @ 1:22 am

The call came early on a cold day in January when temperatures were barely in double digits. There had been a fire at Crownpointe Assisted Living on Indianapolis’ east side,…

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Man using drill to make bathroom safety modification for a senior

Home Repairs Make Homes Safer For Seniors; Paying For Them Is A Challenge

July 5, 2022 Comments Off on Home Repairs Make Homes Safer For Seniors; Paying For Them Is A Challenge
September 29 @ 1:22 am

You know the saying, “If it’s too good to be true, it probably is?” How many times have you heard that growing up? How many times have you repeated that…

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Harold "H.B." Bell

Creativity, Innovation, Advocacy Inspire CICOA 2022 Annual Awards

June 29, 2022 Comments Off on Creativity, Innovation, Advocacy Inspire CICOA 2022 Annual Awards
September 29 @ 1:22 am

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions presented six awards June 28 during its annual meeting to recognize individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact on our mission during the…

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Rainbow of fruits and vegetables

Eating a Rainbow for Better Health

June 28, 2022 Comments Off on Eating a Rainbow for Better Health
September 29 @ 1:22 am

By Kristen Phillips and Emily Korte When you look around the grocery store’s produce section, you might notice a wide range of fruit and vegetable colors. Have you ever wondered…

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Senior Farmers Market Checks in Indianapolis

Farmers Market Information Fair

June 27, 2022 Comments Off on Farmers Market Information Fair
August 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This event is for anyone interested in the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program — seniors, community partners, senior-serving professionals, CICOA staff, etc. Eligible seniors can apply for and receive farmers market checks at the event, as well as get info about other food benefits programs.

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Lilly Endowment Inc. Awards CICOA $5 Million Sustainability Grant

June 22, 2022 Comments Off on Lilly Endowment Inc. Awards CICOA $5 Million Sustainability Grant
September 29 @ 1:22 am

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a grant of $5 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its latest round of financial sustainability grants. This grant is one of eight…

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