Still Waters Adult Day Center is a member of the Indiana Association of Adult Day Services and the National Adult Day Services Association. We are a ministry of of Castleton United Methodist Church and our second location is located inside Eastgate Christian Church.   Like us on Facebook!

Eastgate Christian Church  8100 E.16th Street Indianapolis, IN 46219  317-898-7933

Castleton United Methodist Church  7101 Shadeland Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46256   317-849-2947

Are you new to Caregiving? Unsure where to get help? Overwhelmed by the choices?  Here’s a few local resources that will help you find the help you need:

Getting Started:

CICOA Aging and In-Home Solutions

CICOA is the point of entry for public programs serving the elderly and disabled populations of Central Indiana.  They also provide information about long term care options, caregiver support, insurance, and transportation
CICOA Aging & Disability Resource Center   317-254-3660 or 800-432-2422

CICOA CareAware Caregiver Support

Geriatric Assessments

These are comprehensive medical and cognitive evaluations to determine the total physical, emotional, social, and functional condition of an older adult.  Most services are covered by Medicare and do not require you to change primary care physicians.

Community Health Network
Healthy Aging Transition Services Clinic (HATS) 317-621-4657

St. Vincent Health System
St. Vincent Center for Healthy Aging 317-338-7780

Eskenazi Health
Eskenazi Health Center for Senior Health 317-880-6560

IU Health
IU Health Senior Health Center 317-962-2929

US Dept of Veterans Affairs – Richard Roudebush VAMC
Geriatrics and Extended Care Clinic 317-988-4694

Information/Support for Specific Age-Related Diseases


Parkinson’s Foundation
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research


Alzheimer’s Association
National Institute on Aging – Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias


Arthritis Foundation
U.S. National Library of Medicine – Arthritis
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Arthritis

Cardiovascular Disease

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Heart Disease
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


American Diabetes Association

Lung Disease

American Lung Association
Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Other Helpful Resources – Contact Still Waters for more information about these resources

Geriatric Care Managers – professionals who can help manage your loves one’s long term care, coordinating various services including financial and legal issues.

Elder Care Attorneys – experts in legal issues affecting seniors.  These professionals can help with planning for the cost of long term care, asset protection, and help mediate family disputes that arise out of caring for an elderly family member.

VA Aid and Attendance Pension – a monthly pension available to certain veterans or their surviving spouses.

Resources/Information about Expressive Arts and the Elderly

National Center for Creative Aging

Founded in 2001, NCCA “is dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy aging and to developing programs that build on this understanding.”

NCCA offers speakers, training, resources, and grants and promotes best practices.

Creative Aging Festival – Bloomington, Indiana

Each May, the City of Bloomington’s Commission on Aging sponsors a festival celebrating creative aging.  The festival includes speakers, artist performances, exhibits, and storytelling.

Alive Inside Documentary – Music and Memory iPod Project

This documentary highlights how playing a person’s favorite music on an iPod can help reawaken the soul.  This intervention has proven very effective with highly impaired persons in residential care facilities.

TimeSlips Creative Storytelling

TimeSlips is a tool that promotes creativity through storytelling.  It allows people with memory loss to connect with one another and express themselves.

Art Therapy Resources for Alzheimer’s Patients

This site contains dozens of ideas and resources for caregivers of Alzheimer’s Patients

Recommended Reading

We Are Not Ourselves, by Matthew Thomas, 2014. An epic story of a New York city family coping with Alzheimer’s Disease. “A testament to our greatest desires and our greatest frailties”

Still Alice, by Lisa Lenova, 2009. A 50 year-old woman’s descent into early onset Alzheimer’s Disease, told from her viewpoint.

Passages in Caregiving: Turning Chaos into Confidence, by Gail Sheehy, May, 2010.

The Alzheimer’s Caregiving Puzzle: Putting Together the Pieces, by Patricia Callone and Connie Kudlacek, Oct, 2010.

Voices of Caregiving: The Healing Companion: Stories for Courage, Comfort and Strength (Voices Of Series), by Nicole Drumheller Gargus, Oct, 2008.

Juggling Life, Work, and Caregiving, by Amy Goyer

Nearing Home: Life, Faith, and Finishing Well, by Billy Graham, 2011.

For additional Christian-themed books or devotionals, visit The Upper Room.