Hold On! We Need to Put on Pants!

Hold On! We Need to Put on Pants!

Greetings families, people we support, natural families, COIS Staff, Wow!! What an opening headline right!!!??? Now that I have your attention… I guest that I should explain why the funky heading on this blog. Here goes it. I have had on the calendar several dates to...
Family Home Provider Information Sessions

Family Home Provider Information Sessions

Now more than ever, adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities are looking for stable and supportive homes and our mission is to help these individuals find the right home where they can thrive. We are actively recruiting new Family Home Providers willing...
Exercise Is Critical!

Exercise Is Critical!

Exercise is good for us in so many different ways. It builds immunity, it improves mental health, and it makes us stronger. But exercise doesn’t look the same for everyone. What is easy for some could be quite difficult for someone else, so it’s always...
Finding the Silver Linings

Finding the Silver Linings

A Message from Founder and CEO, Ingrid Rushing: My First Blog on The Realization to a Surprising Silver Linings to COVID-19 Without a doubt in my mind and heart, COVID has been an awful infliction on the whole world. There is nothing good about the impact it has had...
In Memoriam: Susie Van Raalten

In Memoriam: Susie Van Raalten

Over 23 years ago, I had the pleasure and excitement of hiring my first case manager for what was then Community Options, Incorporated. I was working out of my home and did not have an office at the time, so I scheduled a time and date to meet a woman by the name of...