Respite care provides caregivers with temporary relief from or assistance with the responsibility of home caregiving. Some organizations such as Alzheimer’sAssociation, Statewide Respite, and Hospice have grants for respite.
Home health and Companion agencies also provide short-term in-home services. See Home Health Care.
STATEWIDE RESPITE CARE PROGRAM
Offers an array of home health services for families or individuals who provide unpaid basic daily care at home to someone who is functionally impaired (having a chronic physical or mental disability that would require supervision or assistance with basic daily needs from a caregiver). Services include companions, home health aides, day care, private duty nursing, alternate family care, inpatient care, and “campership.” For adults over the age of 18 who reside in New Jersey.
- Statewide: 877.222.3737, local 609.599.5000
- Caregiver Education program education and/or counseling on short term basis in the home. No fee criteria.
The Princeton Senior Resource Center does not endorse any of the resources listed on these pages. We collect and provide information from many sources as a service to those seeking services in the Princeton area. No listed provider pays to be in our directory.