Events and stories highlighting local issues facing Central Indiana older adults.
Are We Ready to Help Older Adults Age in Place?
Join us May 11, 9-11 a.m., for this virtual presentation about Indiana’s readiness to help older adults in Central Indiana age in place. This will be the first of two discussions. In this first one, we will focus on the available caregiver and healthcare workforce.
IU Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at IUPUI studying design and development of technologies that support aging well.
Aqueasha Martin-Hammond, Assistant Professor, Human-Computer Interaction, at Luddy IUPUI explores the use of computers as tools that can change and motivate human behavior, and how technology can assist older adults and support aging in place. Her research focuses on...
Getting Dot Older
On May 21 on local PBS channel WFYI, season two of this series of compelling vignettes of our aging nation begins. The program focuses on personal revelation about aging as shared by diverse members of the Baby Boomer generation. Check it out! https://bit.ly/3NT1XxH
May is Older Americans Month
Every May, the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Administration for Community Living leads Older Americans Month. “Historically, Older Americans Month has been a time to acknowledge the contributions of past and current older persons to our country, those who...
Transportation Equity and the Older Adult Population
December 8, 2022. Learn more about public transit accessibility, recommendations, and trends for the older population in Central Indiana and the state. Learn more about the State of Aging in Central Indiana Report.
We need teamwork to help older adults meet their housing needs
Author: Tauhric Brown, CEO, CICOACommunity Stories are contributed by experts, policymakers, and practitioners. We are pleased to feature Tauhric Brown, president and CEO of CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions as he highlights the latest statistics from the 2021...
Living in the Community with Dementia
February 10, 2022. A discussion of the many challenges faced by the growing number of older Hoosiers living with dementia in the community.
What About Our Seniors?
We presented findings from our State of Aging Report as part of Prosperity Indiana’s Changing4Good webinar series.
“Purpose to get up and get going”: Grandparents play vital role as childcare providers
Locally, about 80 percent of older adults provide care for either a friend or loved one. Caring for grandchildren has challenges: managing technology, balancing care for aging parents. But these are minor compared to the joys and benefits: Caring for grandchildren “gives me purpose to get up and get going,” says one grandmother.
Worlds Further Apart
August 26, 2021. The gap from ZIP codes with the longest and shortest lifespans has grown to 17 years. This event is a partnership with SAVI and IU Fairbanks School of Public Health.