What you can do to help with home maintenance

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What you can do to help with home maintenance

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

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