Health aides and family members attempting to assist an elderly couple in Oxford who were beginning to exhibit the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease found it difficult to do so because of a few hazardous areas in the couple’s house, according to a report in the Daily Local News.
Enter Kennett Square-based Good Neighbors Home Repair, which completed, thanks to the generosity of donors, all of the necessary repairs at no cost to the homeowners. The work was performed by students in Good Neighbor’s Annual Youth Camp, where youngsters learn hands-on skills they can immediately use to help their neighbors.
As part of the camp, a team of teens and adults from Episcopal Church of the Advent in Kennett Square repaired the house and even built a new shed for the homeowners.
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