Alzheimer's Support Network

Respite and Placement

For our purposes here, Respite is a short term stay at a facility. Placement is a long term stay. For each, the issues that drive a caregivers to need these services and the benefits they provide are nearly the same.  

Respite care needed to avoid caregiver burnout
  by Carol Bradley Bursack [Inforum]

Convincing a Loved One to Go to a Nursing Home   by Marie Marley [Today's Caregiver]