“Rising property taxes and healthcare costs make it difficult, and sometimes impossible, for many senior homeowners to pay for critical repairs or even simple maintenance. If they lose their homes, they don’t just lose their property; they lose the opportunity to age in place with dignity, and to pass on generational wealth to their children and grandchildren.”
Charnette Trimble is a community activist and a bridge-builder. She is the founder and CEO of Grandmama’s House, an Atlanta organization launched in 2019 to help seniors with limited incomes avoid displacement, access resources and expertise for vital home repairs, and preserve opportunities to build generational wealth.
Trimble leads workshops that educate seniors about real estate and asset preservation, and she brings in partners that help them address related legal issues, like a will, health care directives, or a durable power of attorney.
Trimble is also the president of Westmont Estates Community Action Group in Southwest Atlanta, which further seeks to help seniors improve their quality of life. She holds a B.A. in finance from Georgia State University and currently serves as a member of Mayor Keisha Lance Bottom's Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census.
Grandmama’s House, Atlanta
Area of Focus:
Educating seniors about real estate, home repair, tax relief and wills so they can pass on their assets to the next generation.
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