ECHHO is expanding our services with offering more In-Home Services

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This is big news! ECHHO is expanding our services with offering more In-Home Services.

We will provide volunteers to offer:

Home Maintenance

  • Mow the yard, whack the weeds (may require using your own equipment)
  • Keep the garden growing: Pulling weeds, water, dig holes, etc.
  • Fix things, i.e. drawers, doors, assess for trip hazards (minor home repairs only)
  • Install grab bars
  • Flip the mattress
  • Change light bulb
  • Window cleaning?

Personal or Household Assistance

  • Go grocery shopping, run other local errands
  • Take out trash, garbage
  • Do laundry, fold and put away
  • Make the bed with fresh bedding
  • Do light housekeeping, i.e. sweep, vacuum, dishes, cat litterboxes

Healthcare Assistance

  • Be a patient advocate: Take notes during doctor visits, keeping someone company in ER
  • Pick-up & deliver home healthcare equipment from ECHHO

Pet Care

  • Walk the dog a few times weekly
  • Care for pets while owners in hospital or recuperating from surgery

Social or Community Connections

  • Check daily on one who lives alone and might be at risk
  • Weekly home visits; chat, play games
  • Teach skills, i.e. computer, Facebook
  • Read a book or magazine aloud to someone who has a hard time reading
  • Watch a movie together
  • Take to free legal or tax clinic
  • Go for a walk or drive