The following are some ways to support respite care for families:
There are many organizations in our community that support seniors and families on the caregiver journey. Connect with your local senior center, or call Traycee for support in finding respite care.
The following are national respite organizations
The ARCH National Respite Network is a service to help caregivers and professionals locate respite services in their community. archrespite.org/respitelocator
Connects older Americans (60+) and their caregivers with the local Area Agency on Aging’s Family Caregiver Support Program, which provides respite assistance, support groups and other services for caregivers. eldercare.acl.gov
NADSA is membership organization with a directory of adult day services across the country. www.nadsa.org
Take time for yourself – ensure you have time to go to your doctor’s appointments, that you are getting enough rest, and make time for daily health practices.
There is strength in numbers. Finding a support group can help you connect with others in the caregiving community and help give tips and ideas for