The demands of caregiving can take a toll on health, relationships, and well-being. This frequently leads to burnout, which can affect both the caregiver and their loved one.
What is respite care?
There are a number of public and private organizations that offer respite services. Public programs through the Maryland Departments of Human Resources; Health and Mental Hygiene; Developmental Disabilities Administration; and Aging offer eligible participants various types of respite care. For more information about these programs contact your local MAP office.