Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network’s eLifespan Respite System

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The Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network demonstrates their eLifespan Respite System, an online information and referral, and secure online data and workspace system, designed to facilitate statewide access to coordinated respite…

Strategic Planning for Lifespan Respite: Why is it important and how is it done?

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Strategic Planning for Lifespan Respite: Why is it important and how is it done? March 19, 2013 Pat Luchkowsky from the Ohio Respite Coalition and Jane Byrnes from the Ohio…

Planning for Lifespan Respite Grant Activities: Beyond the First Three Years

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Planning for Lifespan Respite Grant Activities: Beyond the First Three Years, January 30, 2013 Greg Link with the Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging provided background on FY 2012 Lifespan…

Funding Sustainability for Lifespan Respite Programs, Part II: Examples from the States

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Examples from the States  As federal, state, and even private funding sources remain extremely limited, state Lifespan Respite grantees and their partners will have to work creatively to maximize and…

Introduction to a Framework for Sustainability Planning

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The goal of the webinar is to introduce a comprehensive approach to sustainability planning for Lifespan Respite grantees and their partners. The interactive webinar presents a framework for sustainability planning…

Marketing Respite to Family Caregivers: Moving Beyond Awareness

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Successful Lifespan Respite programs build public awareness and encourage family caregivers and others to action on behalf of respite. But before you book that billboard space, write that pharmacy bag…

Designing and Implementing a Needs Assessment

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Presentation by Brian F. Geiger, EdD, FAAHE & Marcia R. O’Neal, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Education, College of Arts and Sciences and Center for Educational Accountability…

Tools for Collaboration: Building and Sustaining Partnerships for Lifespan Respite

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At the heart of Lifespan Respite is the concept of collaboration. Throughout the Lifespan Respite Care Act, and in the federal program guidance, references are made to collaboration and coordination…

Lifespan Respite 101 Webinar: An historical look back

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This 2010 webinar provides an historic look back at the start of the federal Lifespan Respite Care Program, including a review of Lifespan Respite legislation and best practices in the…