CAREGIVER RESPITE PROGRAM DIRECTORY
As caregivers, we must give ourselves a break from the day-to-day responsibilities connected with it. Listed below are a few of the organizations available in Philadelphia to allow you the opportunity to take a break for a few hours or a few days to recharge yourself --- keep yourself healthy.
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7600 Stenton Avenue
Chestnut Hill Tower
Philadelphia, PA 19118
Time Out Respite Program of TEMPLE UNIVERSITY
Created in 1986, Time Out is a model intergenerational respite and home support program in which college students provide quality, low cost services to families caring for the frail elderly.
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The Intergenerational Center
Temple University College of Health Professions
and Social Work
1700 N Broad Street, Suite 412
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Founded in 1968, Center in the Park is a non-profit community center in Northwest Philadelphia primarily focused on the needs of older people. The Center fosters respect, independence, and personal growth for each individual. As a community resource, it provides access to supportive services and activities.
Maple Village at Center in the Park...
Maple Village at Center in the Park.
403 Rector Street
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Please take a moment to look at our web site www.journeys-way.org we are a resource for over 4000 people 55+ in NW Philadelphia and surrounding communities.
CONTACT: DAWN THOMAS
Cynthia Wishkovsky MSSA LSW
VP Aging Services
Visit our beautiful new Center at Journey's Way and our new state of the art Adult Day Service Program -- providing a wide array of innovative resources and programs for Philadelphians 55+!
Nancy's House is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive respite for family caregivers. 215.885.0753 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to Nancy's House
You may need time to know how tired you are before
you can learn what to do about it.
At Nancy's House, we offer respite for caregivers, with a comfy bed for two nights of uninterrupted sleep, massage, and good meals.
You and other caregivers will gather with trained professionals in a relaxed setting, with opportunities to practice gentle stretching exercise and to learn more stress management strategies to help keep you in good health.
Respite retreats are held in beautiful and serene settings in suburban Philadelphia. Our first respite retreat of 2012 will be held in May at the Normandy Farms Conference Center in Blue Bell, PA.Break the cycle of exhaustion and isolation. Please, come in and make yourself at home.
Elissa Lewin, Founder and President of Nancy's House
Home Instead Senior Care
South Montgomery County
507 Germantown Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
Inquire About Services 610-941-9242
(24 hours a day)