CHORE Handymen Philip Stephenson and Nick Amendola are Volunteers of the Week!

Read the complete article at the Rockland County Times website.

CHORE volunteers Philip Stephenson and Nick Amendola.

Aging can be a difficult time for many people, as they rely on the help of family and friends as they get older. Without this option, they need the help of people who volunteer their time to help them with basic tasks, such as replacing light bulbs, installing grab bars and repairing handrails.

CHORE is a resource to people living in Rockland County who are 60 or older, or a person living with a disability, regardless of age or income status. CHORE helps people to maintain the independence of living at home by providing free minor household repairs and home improvements that make living at home safe. Repairs are generally completed within two weeks from the request. CHORE prioritizes minor home repairs that are related to safety concerns. Any minor home repair that will help prevent falls or keep people safe in their home will be scheduled as soon as possible.

CHORE, a program of Bridges, is supported through a combination of volunteers, a grant from the Rockland County Office for the Aging and the generosity of local businesses and residents. Contact Bridges for more information about the CHORE program by phone at 845-215-1010 or visit the CHORE webpage.

Read the complete article at the Rockland County Times website.