Home Repair Resource Center is offering two series of workshops that focus on the special needs of seniors.

 

HOME MAINTENANCE FOR SENIORS:

Classes will help seniors become more knowledgeable about their homes and better prepared to carry out needed maintenance and/or make their homes more sustainable. All classes will be held from 11 am to 12:30 pm at Home Repair Resource Center, 2520 Noble Road, Cleveland Heights.

Living Large by Living Small: Downsize Your Home & Upsize Your Life

Wednesday, August 6th

This session will help you look at options for changing your living space to better fit your current needs. We’ll talk about various housing options; de-cluttering possessions; and preparing your current house for sale, if you decide to move.

Weatherization: Getting Ready for Winter

Wednesday, August 20th

Come and learn what measures you can take to keep out the cold and keep in the heat this winter. We’ll talk about how to find a contractor to do the work, what to get done, and how to assess whether the measures are effective.

Free. Reservations are required; call HRRC’s Senior Repair Specialist Wesley Walker at (216) 381-6100, ext. 22 or email wwalker@hrrc-ch.org. 90-minute in-home repair consultations are also available to residents of Cleveland Heights, University Heights, and South Euclid for $20. (Also available in certain other communities; call for details.)

 

MONEY MANAGEMENT FOR SENIORS:

Home Repair Resource Center will offer a series of free classes focused on financial issues that affect seniors. All classes will be held at the Cleveland Heights Senior Center from 11 am to 12 noon.

Asset Building and Estate Planning

Tuesday, July 8th

This session will help you plan what will happen to your estate and finances. You’ll learn about managing your cash and investments to protect your assets, avoid the risk of running out of money, and eliminate extra unnecessary stress and problems.

These FREE classes are open to residents of all communities; no reservations are necessary. The sessions will be held in the Main Conference Room of the Cleveland Heights Senior Center, and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Keesha Allen, Financial Counselor for Home Repair Resource Center, at (216) 381-6100 ext. 13 or email tallen@hrrc-ch.org.