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Secrets E-book Thank You

November 22, 2021 Comments Off on Secrets E-book Thank You
January 20 @ 8:20 am

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.) Help Us Fight Senior Hunger Our gift to you is this free e-book to help you reduce stress around mealtimes with your loved one or someone you…

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Senior Meal Delivery Recipient Joyce

The Monumental Impact Of Meal Delivery For Seniors

November 16, 2021 Comments Off on The Monumental Impact Of Meal Delivery For Seniors
January 20 @ 8:20 am

With a food budget of $50 a month, Joyce couldn’t afford fresh fruit and vegetables, so she shopped at budget stores and made meals of Little Debbie snack cakes and other processed foods. She knew it wasn’t good for her or her high blood pressure, but she didn’t know what else to do. “They say…

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Thanksgiving Plate with Variety of Foods and Colors

How to Add Variety to Your Plate This Holiday

November 15, 2021 Comments Off on How to Add Variety to Your Plate This Holiday
January 20 @ 8:20 am

Thanksgiving dinner often invokes many emotions based on our past, family traditions and our own connections to certain foods. You may have attended large Thanksgiving meals where everyone talked about their favorite foods on the table.   Even with holiday spirit in the air, it is not uncommon to hear family and friends also talk about how they need to “watch what they eat” and “not eat too much.” If restricting…

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Care Manager and Army Veteran Darrell Pierce

Veterans Day: A Care Manager’s Perspective

November 11, 2021 Comments Off on Veterans Day: A Care Manager’s Perspective
January 20 @ 8:20 am

For CICOA Care Manager Darrell Pierce, a U.S. Army veteran, Veterans Day is a somber occasion. He reflects on the number of veterans who succumb to suicide, a statistic that may be as high as 22 veterans per day, on average, according to reports from the Department of Veterans Affairs.  “I think about the veterans out there who are not getting the help they need,”…

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CICOA Receives $25,000 from Healthcare Initiatives for Home Modifications

November 4, 2021 Comments Off on CICOA Receives $25,000 from Healthcare Initiatives for Home Modifications
January 20 @ 8:20 am

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a grant of $25,000 from Healthcare Initiatives, Inc., a private granting foundation located in Indianapolis that supports the advancement of human health and well-being. Funding will provide home safety and accessibility modifications through CICOA’s Safe at Home program to help low-income older adults maintain their health and independence…

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Alzheimer's caregiver Mark Lee

Unpaid, Untrained Caregivers Face Challenges; CICOA and Its Network of Partners Are Here to Help

November 3, 2021 Comments Off on Unpaid, Untrained Caregivers Face Challenges; CICOA and Its Network of Partners Are Here to Help
January 20 @ 8:20 am

Mark Lee never thought of himself as a caregiver. It wasn’t part of his life plan, but then no one plans on a parent getting Alzheimer’s. So, when his mom no longer could care for his dad alone, Mark moved in with his parents and became an unpaid caregiver for his dad while also running…

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CICOA Receives $10,000 from Glick Philanthropies to Support Transportation

November 3, 2021 Comments Off on CICOA Receives $10,000 from Glick Philanthropies to Support Transportation
January 20 @ 8:20 am

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a grant of $10,000 from the Glick Community Relief Fund, a grant program of Glick Philanthropies. Funding will support CICOA’s Way2Go transportation service, providing reliable, affordable transportation to help older adults maintain their health and independence while aging in place in their homes. CICOA supports residents and neighbors…

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Central Indiana Community Fund

CICF Grants $10,000 to CICOA Innovation Fund

October 29, 2021 Comments Off on CICF Grants $10,000 to CICOA Innovation Fund
January 20 @ 8:20 am

Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) has awarded CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions a $10,000 grant from the Roberts Curtenius Fund, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation. The donation is designated for the CICOA Innovation Fund to provide Venture Studio funding for social enterprise entrepreneurship. “CICOA is working to improve the lives of our most vulnerable…

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CICOA Jobs Email Signup

October 27, 2021 Comments Off on CICOA Jobs Email Signup
January 20 @ 8:20 am

CICOA Jobs Email Signup Home About Careers CICOA Jobs Email Signup Name(Required) First Last Email(Required) Phone (Mobile) Recruitment Communication Contact me about open positions at CICOA. Marketing Email Consent Sign me up to receive CICOA’s email newsletter.

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CICOA Announces New Partnership with Web Accessibility Market Leader, accessiBe

October 25, 2021 Comments Off on CICOA Announces New Partnership with Web Accessibility Market Leader, accessiBe
January 20 @ 8:20 am

Diversity, equity and inclusion have taken center stage in our national discourse. And like other institutions, CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has become more intentional about these core values and how to enhance them as we promote our agency’s mission and vision for Central Indiana. As part of that effort, today CICOA is excited to…

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