Are you infantile or infirm?
The wieght of the accordian is easily accomodated on your left thigh.
Clean the reeds and restore the tone.
Stick with the real thing and your family's heirloom. To learn...find a copy of "Sheldon's Accordian Method."
Don't be a wimp! Lift some weights.
BTW - What does the nameplate say on "g-ma's piece of trash," and is there a second plate and name attached somewhere else.