Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. As of 2017, Indianapolis is the third most populous city in the American Midwest and 16th most populous in the U.S.
Contacts8440 Woodfield Crossing Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Website Indianapolis Council On Aging
I currently live in an apartment. Most my neighbors are around my age and work 1 or more jobs. No one really hangs around outside except the kids in the summer
The community has a youth center which hires college aged kids as well as older adults. The surrounding shops also hire workers both young and old.
I believe that most of the facilities understand how it feels to age.
Its a nice community lots of family fun activity and great schools.
Hometown. Able to find assistance for needs.
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How did Indiana earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Indiana has a state sales tax of 7.00%. Of particular interest is that Indiana does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Indiana has an effective property tax rate of 0.87%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Indiana earned its state tax grade of C.
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The Central Indiana Council on Aging has 3 primary ways it interacts with the public and maintains age-friendliness with its residents:
CareAware: CareAware services include one-on-one options counseling for individuals of any income level as well as group education and support.
CICOA’s Aging & Disability Resource Center can help you make informed decisions about Planning for in-home or long-term care, Housing options, Community-based services, including home-delivered meals, transportation, home modifications and more, Accessing resources to help pay for services (Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance), Transitioning between levels of care, Peer support, and Self care.
Flourish: Flourish Care Management is a comprehensive service designed to meet the long-term care needs of older adults and people of any age with disabilities in a home or community-based setting with better health outcomes, better care, and at a lower cost than institutional care. Using a team-based, person-centered approach, our care managers assess an individual’s eligibility for services, functional impairment and care needs, develop a customized plan of care, and coordinate all services required to extend independent living.