Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota Caregiver Support & Respite Program

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Innovative and Exemplary: Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota Caregiver Support & Respite ProgramĀ has been supporting caregivers for the past 30 years. The program provides respite care, resources to grow their…

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HEARTS Respite

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Innovative and Exemplary: HEARTSĀ (Health,Ā Emergency,Ā AndĀ RespiteĀ TreatmentĀ Service)Ā provides home-based respite to caregivers of children birth to 19 years with intellectual, developmental, or physical disabilities, mental or behavioral health conditions, and chronic illness or special…

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The Center for Volunteer Caregiving

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Innovative and Exemplary: The Center for Volunteer CaregivingĀ has a 22-year history providing in-home respite to caregivers of adults with physical disabilities, dementia and memory conditions, chronic illness, and special medical…

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Tennessee Respite Coalition

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Rising Star: TheĀ Tennessee Respite Coalition Respite Voucher ProgramĀ has served caregivers and their families for 17 years, typically providing care for 700 caregivers and their loved ones of any age or…

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Lutheran Services in Iowa Respite Care

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Innovative and Exemplary: Lutheran Services in Iowa Respite CareĀ has offered respite to caregivers of children with disabilities and mental and emotional conditions for 19 years. Based on both research and…

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Home Away from Home Respite Center

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Innovative and Exemplary: TheĀ Home Away from Home RespiteĀ Center at SUNY Geneseo was created to address an identified gap in community services for aging populations with Alzheimerā€™s and other dementias. The…

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Crisis Nursery

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Innovative and Exemplary: TheĀ Crisis NurseryĀ in Urbana, Illinois has provided emergency crisis respite care to children birth to six-years-of-age for 37 years. Based on best practice research and observed need, the…

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ALS Association Saint Louis Regional Chapter Caregiver Relief Program

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Innovative and Exemplary: The ALS Association Saint Louis Regional ChapterĀ initiated theirĀ Caregiver Relief ProgramĀ 11 years ago. The ALS Association was formed to support persons with ALS so they could remain in…

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Bethel Life, Loving Hands

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Rising Star: Loving HANDS is a faith-based program with a monthly family-night-off for caregivers of children with special needs as its centerpiece. Relationships across individuals, families, the local faith community,…

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Alzheimerā€™s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative

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Rising Star: The Caregiver Support Initiative provides services for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. Care Navigators work with caregivers to educate them about the support…

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