What is Respite? Respite care is a temporary break from the demands of caring for an individual of any age with special needs or health challenges (Easterseals Colorado).
The Colorado Respite Coalition is a network of families and community partners that provide information, resources, and referrals to caregivers and families.
The Colorado Department of Human Services offers a National Family Caregiver Support Program to caregivers providing support to older adults, as well as grandparents over the age of 60 raising grandchildren.
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging provides information and services for older adults, caregivers, and people living with disabilities.
The National Alliance for Caregiving is a non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on advancing family caregiving through research, innovation, and advocacy.