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Respite provides relief to people who are caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Time away from caregiving responsibilities is essential to the well-being of caregivers. Respite care helps to reduce stress and improve the quality of care provided by caregivers.

The Greater Michigan Chapter has Respite Care Scholarships available* in some of our areas that may be used to cover for the cost of:

  • Adult Day Programs
  • In-Home Care
  • Overnight Care
Counties with Respite Care Scholarships available for eligible residents

Central Michigan
Bay, Gladwin and Midland

Metro Detroit 
Huron, Macomb, Oakland, Sanilac, St.Clair and Wayne
Upper Peninsula
Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon and Schoolcraft

To learn more or inquire about your eligibility for respite assistance please call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900, email us at helplinegmc@alz.org.


*Eligibility requirements may apply.