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A lot of senior citizens are retrofitting their houses, some for handicapped accessibility, others just to fix them up now that the kids are finally gone. Whatever the reason behind the trend, it's good news for remodelers — unless in the middle of one of these projects, the elderly client dies. Surely the remodeler would feel a personal loss, especially if in the course of the project the client had become a friend. But the homeowner's death would also create uncertainty about the status of the contract for the remodeling project. When a personal acquaintance dies, it's difficult enough to deal with one's own grief and that of the surviving spouse or other relatives, and the business relationship