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Pearl

Pearl Remembers Her Hymns

May 24, 2012 Comments Off on Pearl Remembers Her Hymns
November 26 @ 5:16 pm

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…

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Marian

Marian Prevents WWII Raid on New York

May 24, 2012 Comments Off on Marian Prevents WWII Raid on New York
November 26 @ 5:16 pm

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…

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Mary

Mary Still Enjoys Cooking, Gardening

May 24, 2012 Comments Off on Mary Still Enjoys Cooking, Gardening
November 26 @ 5:16 pm

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…

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Hope at Indy Mini Marathon

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

May 17, 2012 Comments Off on Carrying Hope – How One CICOA Family Finished the Mini-Marathon
November 26 @ 5:16 pm

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…

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2009 Power Soccer Championship

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

November 22, 2011 Comments Off on CICOA Clients Help U.S. Team Clinch Second Powerchair Football World Cup
November 26 @ 5:16 pm

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…

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Are You at Risk for Falls?

August 21, 2011 Comments Off on Are You at Risk for Falls?
November 26 @ 5:16 pm

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…

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Moving from Hospital to Home with Care Transitions

August 19, 2011 Comments Off on Moving from Hospital to Home with Care Transitions
November 26 @ 5:16 pm

In July 2010, Johnnie, then 68, was admitted to Wishard Memorial Hospital with chest pain. She had been in and out of the hospital six times over a period of…

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Tori and Claire Riley

A Musical Match

May 12, 2011 Comments Off on A Musical Match
November 26 @ 5:16 pm

CICOA client Tori wanted to try music therapy. Claire Riley, a student at Ball State University studying psychology and music, wanted to learn how to use music therapy techniques. A…

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Stephen

Cycling Accident Changes Life

May 11, 2011 Comments Off on Cycling Accident Changes Life
November 26 @ 5:16 pm

Stephen, 62, once held a successful career in commercial real estate with Marsh Supermarkets. He enjoyed travel, history, architecture, anything in the Country French style, and music. All that changed…

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Shailyn and Kaitlyn

Twins Love 'Girlie' Stuff

May 11, 2011 Comments Off on Twins Love 'Girlie' Stuff
November 26 @ 5:16 pm

Shailyn and Kaitlyn are 9-year-old twins who love “girlie stuff” — makeup, clothes, shopping, anything pink. They enjoy music, particularly Hannah Montana and Katy Perry. And they enjoy being outdoors,…

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