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How Hiring a Handyman Can Help Your Older Parents

Handyman_greyson-joralemon-A1g0oeX29ec-unsplash_smallPhoto credit Greyson Joralemon

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 no...

Continue reading on Agingcare for some guidance about how to move your aging parents toward a little "handyman"  hiring:

Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories. “I hold onto your book as a life preserver and am reading it slowly on purpose...I don't want it to end.” ...Craig William Dayton, Film Composer

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