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Welcome to Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network. We care for those who care for others. Respite care, planned or emergency, is the provision of short-term, temporary relief to those who are caring for family members with special needs.


Days of Caring 2019

Gering-April 25, 2019 | Mead-May 2, 2019 | Norfolk-May 15, 2019

A one day FREE community event that serves as a one-stop resource for family caregivers looking for connections to help them navigate the complex world of caring for loved ones living with disabilities. A great opportunity to learn and socialize with pofessionals who can answer your questions on caregiving.

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Statewide Day of Caring

April 25, 2019 in Hastings

For the 14th year, the South Central Town Hall Caregiver Coalition is hosting an informative resource fair for Caregivers. Those who are caregivers for any age are encouraged to attend.

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Family caregivers are often referred to as the backbone of America’s long-term care system. A 2013 report from AARP, states that in Nebraska, family caregivers provided 182 million hours of care-worth an estimated $2.5 billion-to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved one. (read more). Respite care offers individuals or family members temporary relief from the daily routine and stress that can come with providing ongoing care. Respite can play a critical role in strengthening family stability and maintaining the health of the family caregiver.

2018 Respite Proclamation


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This project is funded in part through a DHHS ACL Lifespan Respite Integration grant awarded to the NE Department of Health & Human Services, #90LI0008-02-00
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