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Six Boomer Jobs to Ride the Age Wave

Six Boomer Jobs to Ride the Age Wave

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Aging in Place/Home Modification Pro

Job Description: You help people in their 60s and beyond continue to live in their homes, figuring out ways to convert or adapt the residences to stave off accidents with modifications such as building ramps and installing grab bars in the shower. You might work with contractors, architects and interior designers to make the modifications.

Median Pay Range: $40 per hour and up

Qualifications: The National Association of Home Builders offers a course that teaches design and building techniques to make homes accessible for older residents; it's offered all around the country and typically costs around $300.

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