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
4780 S 131st Street
Omaha, NE 68137

402-426-9614 Blair
402-721-8262 Fremont
402-444-6536 Omaha

VNA – Visiting Nurse Association – Omaha
12565 West Center Road, Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68144

VNA – Visiting Nurse Association – Southwest Iowa
822 South Main Street, Suite 102
Council Bluffs, IA 51503