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My Husband and I are both retired, and we are in need of financial help to repair or replace our roof. Can Active Aging give us any help?

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Google (use the internet) for Active Ageing...yes, spelled like that.
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Here is a link within AC site that lists all Area Agencies on Aging in the country.
https://www.agingcare.com/local/Area-Agency-on-Aging
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Something that would help us in answering any of the questions asked is...what state you live in. States have different names for their departments. Ex: Office of the Aging is where I can get info on Medicaid insurance. It may be called something different. Also, being from a depressed county, we have services that other counties in NJ, that are better off, don't have. Someone may be from your particular state and be able to help you better.
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Looked it up, Active Aging is part of the World Health Organization. It does list the US as being involved but I have never heard of it. I know my husbands Aunt got a grant and had a new heater/ac and windows put in, Not sure about roof. She was only receiving SS though. She was a widow. She may have gotten it thru one of her utility departments. Start with who provides your oil or gas heat. See if there is are any grants available. Also, try United Way. There are involved in helping people with paying toward heat. They may be able to give you information. Try your Office of the Aging. And try Habitat for Humanity.
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And hopefully the homeowners insurance is in force. I have heard of too many people getting the house paid off, then some sort of disaster strikes and the home is gone.

Some utility companies have insurance available that will take care of appliance, water heater, furnace etc. Sometimes these are very cost effective and save on cost of repairs and purchase of new merchandise.
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Sorry, this website is for information only, articles and questions/answers. You did ask a good question. Try contacting your local council on aging to see if there are any volunteer groups who might help https://www.agingcare.com/local/Area-Agency-on-Aging

I am always a firm believer financial wise that if one's house becomes too costly to maintain, it is time to downsize into something more affordable. You have a roof this season, this winter the furnace might need replacing, in the spring a plumbing problem, etc.
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