My husband is a 60% disabled veteran with heart valve disease. I am disabled since 2002. We need assistance with mowing.

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We need assistance with the mowing and upkeep of our property, especially our yards. Neither of us able to do it ourselves. We need someone to cut our grass (about 2 acres), maybe every two to three weeks. We have no one to help us nor the money to pay for what it might cost for a yard service to do it. We need help and advice. My husband is 80 years old retired from military 1980.

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Is your husband registered with the VA for medical care? If not, start working on that. Once he's registered, he might be eligible for more assistance, but I believe that anything related to home care and upkeep would probably be more like adaptive services.

A 2 acre yard is quite large, even for someone who's not older. Is it realistic to consider moving, or perhaps even selling a portion of the acreage (unless it's in use as a garden or something else)? A smaller property would lower your property taxes, which could free up funds for maintenance of a smaller size yard.
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Dear cowheartjohn,

Sorry to hear of your health conditions. I would check with your church or local town office. Hopefully a kind neighbor or trusted friends or family members can also step in to help. If not, hopefully a volunteer organization in the community is willing to help out with seniors housekeeping and yard work. I would check with a social worker and see what options are available.
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