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Urge your U.S. House Member to Sign Congressional Dear Colleague Letter for FY 2022 Lifespan Respite Funding

April 14, 2021

Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) are circulating a Dear Colleague letter to all Members in the U.S. House of Representatives urging them to sign onto a letter to the…

Identifying Research Priorities in Adult Day Centers to Support Evidence-Based Care of Vulnerable Older Adults

April 9, 2021

The National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) created a multistakeholder work group to identify priority areas for research to enhance the quality of services offered in Adult Day Centers (ADCs)…

Advancing Respite Research – Findings from the Respite Research Summit

April 9, 2021

On September 29 and 30, 2020, ARCH convened the virtual Respite Research Summit with more than 130 national and international participants. The Summit was a capstone event to an initiative by the…

$2.1 Million to Study Extended Family Caregivers of People with Dementia

April 2, 2021

The National Institute on Aging awarded a grant to two faculty members, Karen Roberto and Tina Savla, at Virginia Tech’s Center for Gerontology to examine the role of extended family…

Building the Research Pipeline: Home and Community-Based Services and the Dual-Eligible Population

April 1, 2021

In mid-January, hundreds of researchers convened to discuss how to bolster the quantity and quality of research around dual-eligible individuals and home-and community-based services. With dual-eligible individuals among the hardest…

Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities Respite Care Referral Program  

August 6, 2019

(Archived) Operating since 1986 in Glen Burnie, MD, this program provides a lower-cost alternative to out-of-home care that allows frail older adults, and adults with disabilities, to remain in their…

Masterpiece R&R Respite Care Program

January 6, 2019

(archived) Masterpiece R&R Respite Care Program, Lincoln, NE, is a faith-based volunteer respite program where parents drop off their child(ren) with special needs of any age, along with siblings through age 13…