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Advisory Boards and Boards of Directors

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Distinguishes between the roles and responsibilities of advisory boards and boards of directors. Offers tips on the recruitment, training, and retention of board members.

Respite for Families Caring for Children Who Are Medically Fragile

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Medically complex or medically fragile infants and children have numerous medical needs resulting from multiple chronic conditions, technology dependence, and/or complex medication treatments. This fact sheet is intended to provide a…

Respite for Caregivers of Veterans

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Respite for caregivers of Veterans from all eras is a recognized, but often unmet need. Special considerations for the development and implementation of respite care for caregivers of younger Veterans…

Minnesota Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waivers

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Home and Community-Based 1915(c) Waivers and co-occurring Managed Care 1915(b) waivers for Respite Support Medicaid is a program in every state that pays for medical assistance for certain individuals and…

9 Pasos para El Cuidado de Respiro para cuidadores familiares de niños y adultos con discapacidades intelectuales y del desarrollo

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Un camino para obtener el descanso que se merece ¿Es usted un padre de familia que brinda apoyo a un niño o adulto con una discapacidad intelectual o del desarrollo?…

State Summaries of Lifespan Respite Grant Activities and Outcomes, Grantee Final Reports, FY 2017 and FY 2018

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State Summaries of Lifespan Respite Grant Activities and Outcomes Final Reports, FY 2017 and FY 2018 Grantees This report contains summaries of the final reports from FY 2017 and FY…

Respite for Adoptive Families

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Respite, a short break for caregivers and their families, is an important support service for parents who have adopted a child. It is particularly important for families who adopt a…

9 Pasos para El Relevo de Descanso para abuelos y familia extendida

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Un Camino para obtener el descanso que usted merece Si usted es un abuelo u otro pariente que cuida de sus nietos, sobrinas, sobrinos u otros niños de la familia,…

Respite for Individuals with Autism

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This issue brief provides a basic overview of useful information for respite providers who work with individuals and families affected by Autism. It is also meant to assist Lifespan Respite…

Adult Day Services and Respite

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Adult Day Services and Respite Adult Day Services (ADS) provide a break (respite) to the caregiver while providing health related and therapeutic services and social activities for adults with a…

Nine Steps to Respite Care for Military and Veteran Caregivers

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Prepared for the Elizabeth Dole Foundation – Hidden Heroes and published here with their permission. Military and Veteran Caregivers may face special challenges. Sometimes, Veterans have unique physical, emotional and…

Summary Table of Federal Programs that Support Respite Care

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Information on federal programs that support respite. For more in-depth information, see Federal Funding Opportunities for Respite.