Home Repair Help for Lakewood Seniors on March 7

Lakewood seniors can get some help maintaining their homes.  The 90-minute workshop “How to Hire a Contractor” is geared for seniors to help take the hassle out of home repairs.  The event is March 7th from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at the Lawther Center, 16024 Madison Avenue in Lakewood.  The workshop’s focus will be on the basics of planning and bidding out projects, covering:

  • Obtaining and reviewing bids
  • Specifying what is to be done
  • Selecting a contractor
  • Avoiding common pitfalls
  • Monitoring the work

The cost for the workshop is $5.00 for individuals age 60 and older, and $15.00 for ages 59 and under.  Transportation for Lakewood seniors will be available for a suggested donation of $3.00 round-trip. There will also be a lunch prior to the event at 11:45 a.m. for a suggested donation of $1.00.

Reservations must be made by Wednesday, February 27th. Call LakewoodAlive at 521-1554 or visit the Lawther Center (16024 Madison Ave.) to make a reservation.

This event is coordinated by the Home Repair Resource Center and LakewoodAlive in partnership with the City of Lakewood’s Division of Aging.

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