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Respite Services


Respite care provides short-term relief for individuals and families serving as caregivers to older adults and people with disabilities. It can be arranged for just an afternoon or for several days or weeks. Care may be provided at home, at an adult day center, at a Department of Developmental Services Center or at a healthcare facility.

Respite care can take place regularly or periodically and is a solution for caregivers to stay physically and emotionally healthy and prepared to resume caregiving.

Eligibility Criteria

Different eligibility criteria apply to different programs and payment options. Generally, respite care is for caregivers and their families who provide care to older adults or people with disabilities.

Services and Fees

Short-term services may include:

  • Adult day services
  • Home health
  • Homemaker/companion
  • Emergency Response Systems
  • Home delivered meals
  • Respite care in a nursing facility or a Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDS) Respite Center for eligible individuals

Financial Options for Respite Services

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