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Respite for Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease

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Respite for Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, affects millions of people in the U.S. and their families. This disease affects a person’s…

Respite for Caregivers of Children with Serious Emotional Disturbance

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Finding respite services for a child with challenging behavioral issues can be difficult for families. This fact sheet discusses the definition and characteristics of emotional disturbance, issues for families, program…

Respite for Adults with Mental Health Disorders

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Because of the unique nature of their respite needs, this fact sheet focuses on respite for family caregivers of individuals with mental health issues who are between the ages of…

Nine Steps to Respite Care for Family Caregivers of Children and Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD)

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Are you a parent or family member providing support to a child or adult with an intellectual or developmental disability? You may engage in multiple roles in supporting the independence…