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Non-Medical Companion Services

Non-medical companies provide companionship services to those in need of light assistance in order to remain independent in their home. These services typically include meal preparation and light housekeeping.  Limited personal cares may also be available.

Akkase Home Health Care
770 N. Cotner Boulevard, Suite 306
Lincoln, NE 68505

Guardian Angels Home Care
5600 S. 48th Street, Suite 118
Lincoln, NE 68516


Respite 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. It can be scheduled on a regular basis or as the need arises. Respite can be provided in the home by outside services or may be provided by facilities. The following organizations offer some respite assistance either directly or through grants. Consult the listings for Caregiver Resources for help researching options and the listings forFinancial Concerns & Resources for financial assistance.

ALS Association Mid-America Chapter

ALS in the Heartland
1320 S. 119th Street
Omaha, NE 68114

Alzheimer’s Association
(information and numerous support groups)
1500 S. 70th Street, Suite 201
Lincoln, NE 68506
24/7 Helpline: 800-272-3900

Lancaster County Veterans Service Center
(see Veterans section for more services)
605 S. 10th Street, Room 373
Lincoln, NE 68508


Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network
(state program for in-home respite care)

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

Tabitha Health Care Services