New York State Lifespan Respite Final Sustainability Plan Report

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The June 24, 2022,  Sustainability Learning Collaborative featured Deana Prest and Abbey Derepentigny from the NY State Office for the Aging. They presented the New York State Caregiving and Respite…

Building Respite Registries to Meet the Needs of Families

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ARCH and the Respite Care Association of Wisconsin hosted this webinar for Lifespan Respite grantees and partners, Building Respite Registries to Reach Family Caregivers, June 16, 2022. This webinar provides…

Best Practices in Volunteer and Faith-based Respite

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At a meeting of the ARCH Volunteer and Faith-based Respite Learning Collaborative, two State Lifespan Respite grantee partners shared best practices in volunteer and faith-based respite activities.  Elaine Whitford, Executive…

Webinar: Charting the LifeCourse Tools for Respite – Examples from State Lifespan Respite Care Programs

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Charting the LifeCourse Tools for Respite: Examples from State Lifespan Respite Care Programs During this virtual presentation at the Charting the LifeCourse Showcase on April 13, 2022, an overview of…

Timebanking for Respite: Communities Supporting Caregivers

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ARCH hosted this webinar with the BREAK Exchange. Timebanking is a time-based currency. Give one hour of service to another, and receive one time credit. You can use the credits in…

Strategic and Sustainability Planning

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Strategic and Sustainability Planning Presentation by LC members, Sarah Toevs, PhD, Director, Center for Study of Aging, Boise State University and Marilyn Sword, Coordinator, Idaho Caregiver Alliance. Discussion followed on…

Exhale – The Family Caregiver Initiative

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ARCH hosted this webinar with the BREAK Exchange. Exhale, the Family Caregiver Initiative, with support from the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York and the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.…

Respite in the Faith Community 2022

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At a meeting of the ARCH Volunteer and Faith-based Respite Learning Collaborative, we learned about approaches to recruiting faith-communities and a volunteer drop-in respite model in an Alabama faith-community. Doris…

How U.S. Children’s Hospice Homes are fulfilling the unmet need for overnight respite

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ARCH co-hosted this event with the BREAK Exchange The #1 wish that all families with a child on a life-limited journey wants is a cure, next is some sleep. The…

Moving Respite Forward in New York State

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This presentation was part of the Lifespan Respite Track at the 2021 Virtual International Short Break Conference cohosted by ARCH Presenters Deana Prest, New York Office for the Aging, Division…