“The perfect solution for now has turned out to be a perfect solution for quite some time.”

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“Her thoughts and opinions are heard at Helping Hands.”

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“A weekend of respite does more for our family than anyone could ever imagine.”

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“Adele’s mood improved.”

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“Helping Hands Respite Care has made it possible for me to work.”

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Helping Hands Respite Care in East Lansing, Michigan

Improving the quality of life for families caring for children and adults with disabilities, chronic illness or age-related conditions.

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What is Respite Care?

Respite is the provision of temporary relief for caregivers and families who are caring for those with disabilities, chronic illnesses, or the elderly. Planned respite time is a vital part of the continuum of family services intended to reduce family stress, support family stability and minimize the need for out-of-home placements. We describe our work in respite as “Caring for Those Caring for Others.”