Respite

Respite Care is short-term or temporary care of a sick or disabled individual to provide relief to the primary caregiver who is usually a family member.

Home care companies and most living options can be used for respite care.  Consult the listings for Caregiver Resources for help in researching options and the Financial Concerns & Resources section for financial assistance.

Volunteer Companion Programs

Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging
www.ENOA.org
4780 S 131st Street
Omaha, NE 68137
888-554-2711
402-426-9614 (Blair)
402-721-8262 (Fremont)
402-444-6536 (Omaha)

Connections Area Agency on Aging
www.ConnectionsAAA.org
300 West Broadway, Suite 240
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
800-432-9209
712-328-2540

Visiting Nurse Association
VNAToday.org
12565 West Center Road, Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68144
800-456-8869
402-342-5566

822 South Main Street, Suite 102
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
800-456-8869
712-328-3990