Family Support 101: Understanding Policies that Support Family and Family Caregivers

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Hosted by the Association of University Centers on Disabilities for their trainees to learn about policies that support family and family caregivers. The participants learned: Overview and history of family…

National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers: Steps States Can Take to Implement Respite Actions

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ARCH presentation for the first meeting of the Illinois Lifespan Respite Task Force, December 12, 2023 In a virtual presentation at the first meeting of the Illinois Lifespan Respite Task…

Youth Volunteers Providing Respite for Children and Young Adults with Disabilities

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Youth Volunteers Providing Respite for Children and Young Adults with Disabilities Lessons from the Northern Nevada R.A.V.E. Family Foundation (Respite And Volunteer Experiences) We heard from Northern Nevada R.A.V.E. Family…

Partnering with AmeriCorps Seniors to Support Respite and Workforce Development

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Partnering with AmeriCorps Seniors to Support Respite and Workforce Development This meeting of the Volunteer and Faith-based Respite Learning Collaborative focused on the AmeriCorps Seniors – Senior Companion Program and how it…

Students as Respite Volunteers: A Creative Approach to Supporting Family Caregivers

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Students as Respite Volunteers: A Creative Approach to Supporting Family Caregivers Using students from undergraduate and graduate nursing, social work, and other health care professional academic programs as volunteer respite…

Caregiving Resources from the National Institute on Aging

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Presentation by Stephanie Morrison, Office of Communications and Public Liaison, National Institute on Aging, April 19, 2023 For more information, email niaic@nia.nih.gov or call 800-222-2225 (English & Spanish) TTY: 800-222-4225.…

Evaluating Respite: A Primer

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Evaluating Respite: A Primer a presentation by Casandra Firman, ARCH Evaluation Consultant This presentation offers a primer on Respite Evaluation and answers the questions:  Why evaluate? and What to Evaluate?…

Advancing Respite by Building Bridges among Respite Researchers

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Advancing Respite by Building Bridges among Respite Researchers Presentation by Kim Whitmore, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Marquette University, and Research Consultant, on behalf of ARCH Dr. Kim Whitmore, facilitator of…

Introducing ARCH’s 2022 Innovative And Exemplary Respite Services: Successful Models For Replication

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Panel facilitated by Casandra Firman, ARCH, at the 2022 National Lifespan Respite Conference in Madison, WI, September 15, 2022. The slides provide an overview and purpose of ARCH’s Innovative and…

Working While Caregiving

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Jennifer Olsen, DrPH, MPH, Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers Keynote Presentation at the 2022 National Lifespan Respite Conference, Madison, WI Dr. Jennifer Olsen, Chief Executive Officer at the Rosalynn Carter…