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Ladderzubair-khan-l1HLtEONfnA-unsplash (1)Photo credit Zubair Khan

Many elders want to keep their homes. Many are not in undue danger of falling, unless they climb a ladder they shouldn't climb. They can shovel the sidewalk after a light snow shower, but not after a blizzard. And those pesky home tasks - a dead light fixture needs fixing, the squeaky dryer drum needs to be looked at, some boards on the deck need replacing or one fence post needs fixing. It's these items that make many a homeowner want to throw in the towel. When "the husband" was younger he could take care of these things. But now...

Continue reading on Agingcare for more about helping older parents understand the value of a handy-person, usually younger and less fragile, to do some household fixing:

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