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
Visiting Nurse Associations of America
National Adult Day Services Association, Inc.
National Respite Coalition (NRC)
National Respite Locator Service
800-473-1727, ext. 222
Lotsa Helping Hands
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