Resources

There are numerous community-based services and programs that can provide assistance with finding an agency or service, respite care, or just give you a needed break from caregiving duties.

Medicare.gov – provides information about Medicare-certified agencies in your geographic area, including Home Health Compare, which allows you to compare the home health care agencies in your area. Call 800-MEDICARE for more information.

Eldercare Locator can help you find the services you need in your area by calling 1-800-677-1116 or visiting www.eldercare.gov.

National Association for Home Care and Hospice
http://www.nahc.org

202-547-7424

Visiting Nurse Associations of America

http://www.vnaa.org

617-737-3200


Respite Care

National Adult Day Services Association, Inc.

http://www.nadsa.org

866-890-7357

National Respite Coalition (NRC)
http://www.archrespite.org/NRC.htm

703-256-9578

National Respite Locator Service

http://www.respitelocator.org/index.htm

800-473-1727, ext. 222

Lotsa Helping Hands

brings together caregivers and volunteers through online communities and help caregivers in neighborhoods worldwide.
http://www.lotsahelpinghands.com/


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