South Dakota Respite Care Program
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How can this program help me?

This program provides help to you if you are caring for an older adult or someone with a disability and you need to take a break from caregiving. The person you are caring for can also get services such as:

  • Companionship to reduce social isolation.
  • Homemakers and home health aides to lend a hand with housework, laundry, shopping, and running errands.
  • Adult day health services that take place outside the home and include social activities and health care services.

How do I get help?

To find out how to apply for this program, contact your local Area Agency on Aging.

Frequently Asked Questions

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