What you can do to help with home maintenance
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What you can do to help with home maintenance What you can do to help with home maintenance Presentation Transcript

  • Home Maintenance
    • Your parent’s biggest asset may be their home
      • It must be properly maintained to retain its value and ensure them the flexibility they want
    • Your parents want to live independently, but they may not want to take care of the day to day maintenance of a house
    • Regular maintenance is essential to keeping the home a comfortable place to live
    • Home maintenance and repair is the top area for elder fraud
  • Help Maintain the Home
    • What You Can Do
    • Ensure that your parent has budgeted for maintaining his or her home
    • Encourage them to get help with tasks around the house
    • Look for signs that your parent may need assistance with household maintenance or chores
    • How We Can Help
    • Help with home maintenance and identify repairs that should be made to avoid loss of value
    • Fix small leaks that could develop into larger problems down the road
    • Identify mold, mildew and other signs of moisture damage
    • Check and replace filters as necessary in the air conditioning and heating systems
    • Change light bulbs, flip mattresses