Respite and Caregiver Relief
The mission of the ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center is to assist and promote the development of quality respite and crisis care programs; to help families locate respite and crisis care services in their communities; and to serve as a strong voice for respite in all forums.
- Web Link www.archrespite.org
The Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is the nation's leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. CAN serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from the parents of children with special needs, to the families and friends of wounded soldiers; from a young couple dealing with a diagnosis of MS, to adult children caring for parents with Alzheimer's disease. CAN is a non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across…
- Web Link http://www.caregiveraction.org
Anyone, anywhere, can be a long-distance caregiver, no matter your gender, income, age, social status, or employment. If you are living an hour or more away from a person who needs your help, you're probably a long-distance caregiver.
The Helping Hands of Vegas Valley Respite Care Voucher Program is funded by the state Aging and Disability Services Division and provides temporary relief for caregivers. Individuals who do not take time off while caring for a loved one may compromise their physical and mental well-being. Utilizing respite services is one way to reduce stress, allowing individuals to be more effective caregivers and my delay early institutionalized of a senior loved one. To be eligible for the Respite Care Voucher Program, the recipient must be age 60 or over, be a Nevada resident living in Clark, Nye, Esmeralda or Lincoln…
- Web Link http://hhovv.org/services.html
Northern Nevada RAVE's Respite Voucher Program provides monetary vouchers to families caring for young or adult children, birth through lifespan, with the onset of the disability prior to age 22. All of Nevada's counties are eligible for this program, with the exception of Clark County. Clients interested in this program must complete an application that may be obtained on their website or contact RAVE directly at: 775-787-3520 or
The VA values your commitment as a partner in their pledge to care for those who have "borne the battle," and have several support and service options designed with you, the caregiver, in mind. The programs are available both in and out of your home to help you care for the Veteran you love and for yourself.
- Web Link http://www.caregiver.va.gov/