About SWIRCA & More

Southwestern Indiana Regional Council on Aging (SWIRCA & More) is a not-for-profit, 501(c)3, public service organization that focuses it's efforts on empowering seniors and people with disabilities to remain living safely in their own homes by providing information and supportive services.

SWIRCA & More is Indiana's 16th Area Agency on Aging covering a six county area including Gibson, Perry, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick. As one of 700 Area Agencies on Aging nationwide, SWIRCA & More is not a government agency but oversees state and federal funds, as well as donations from the community to provide services and information.

Since our beginning in 1974, SWIRCA & More has dedicated itself to helping individuals maintain their independence in the face of disabilities and aging. Over the decade, our services and the scope of those we reach has grown tremendously. Here our last year's statistics:

  • Our Nutrition Department served 128,544 hot nutritious meals through our 15 neighborhood lunch sites, 10 home delivered meal routes, and the Ivy Café.
  • Our Activity Center had an average attendance of over 1,200 individuals a month participating in our Wellness and Social Activities.
  • Our Aging and Disability Resource Center, an InConnect Alliance member, received on average 890 calls per month from those within the community searching for answers and guidance.
  • 12,505 individuals received some type of assistance from Care Management staff.
  • 11,245 one-way trips were provided through our Trip Ticket Program.
  • 924 Emergency Buttons were distributed.
  • 81 individuals were transferred from a nursing facility back to living in the community.