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Respite Care Assistance

Respite Reimbursement Grant Application

On occasion, we are able to distribute funding for Respite Care Grants to help caregivers take time for themselves while knowing that their loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia are cared for and safe.  Below is information regarding our current open Respite Care Grant opportunities.

Respite Care Assistance Program
Counties served:  Douglas, Sarpy, Cuming

We are happy to announce that we are able to provide reimbursement for caregiving services through our Respite Care Assistance Program for residents of Cuming County, Douglas County or Sarpy County.  The grant period will run from January 15, 2018 until September 15, 2018, or until funds are depleted.  Applications must be submitted no later than August 15, 2018 for consideration.

In order to utilize this grant, the following requirements must be met:
- Complete the appropriate Respite Care Assistance Program Application
- Submit a Physician Statement if you have not submitted on in prior grant cycles (included in the Application).
- Complete a caregiver education class or attend a support group session.  You may find these listings on

More information can be found on our FAQ sheet, found in the application documents.


Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Grant Program

The Home Instead Senior Care® network and Hilarity for Charity® are partnering to provide a much-needed grant program to provide in-home care services for families living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

This Alzheimer's Care Grant Program is open to any family in the United States and Canada (excluding Quebec).  Throughout the life of this program, grants for in-home care services will be awarded on an ongoing basis to families living with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia.

Nebraska Respite Network

The Lifespan Respite Subsidy Program pays for respite services to give the primary caregiver a temporary break. Click here to visit the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services page regarding this program or Call 1-866-RESPITE for more information. A program through the Nebraska Respite Network (not sponsored through the Alzheimer's Association).

MedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return® Grant Available

Thanks to the generosity of Valmont Foundation and the Omaha Rotary Club, we are proud to offer this program free of charge to Nebraska residents. The grant provides a one year membership and accompanying jewelry device(s) to the Medic Alert + Safe Return Program for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another dementia and/or their care partners. Click here to access the grant FAQs and application.


Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.