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Notre Dame du Lac Assisted Living Community

Our mission remains deeply committed to that of Saint Julie Billiart, founder of the order of Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Notre Dame du Lac feels like a true home filled with friends, comfort, safety and love, thanks to the caring staff, lush grounds, unique and tastefully designed apartments, exceptional cuisine, and a wide array of social activities.

Respite Care

Short-Term Respite Care for the Elderly

Short-Term Respite Care in one of our comfortable and beautifully furnished apartments can be an excellent option for older adults and caregivers in a variety of situations.

Whether an older adult is interested in trying out our Assisted Living facility, they need additional time to recover from illness, injury or surgery before returning home, or they are experiencing a difficult transition in life, Short-Term Respite Care residents are welcomed to Notre Dame Health Care with open arms – and supported according to their specific level of care requirements and needs.

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What Short-Term Respite Care at Notre Dame Health Care Includes

The daily rate for Short-Term Respite Care through our Short-Term Respite Program includes a range of services and amenities that are designed to bring seniors comfort and their families peace of mind.

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How Short-Term Respite Care Supports Family Caregivers

For primary caregivers providing senior care to aging loved ones at home, Respite Care can be a great way to:

  • Enjoy temporary relief, a well-deserved break or a much-needed vacation
  • Prevent caregiver stress and burnout
  • Attend to their own health and well-being
  • Provide a chance to run errands
  • Foster a healthier caregiver dynamic

Even better, with Short-Term Respite Care at Notre Dame Health Care, all of this can be done with the peace of mind that their loved one is:

  • Compassionately cared for by professionals
  • Receiving support with activities of daily living (ADLs) and Skilled Nursing services
  • Socializing and connecting with others while enjoying an enriching lifestyle
  • Experiencing the care and support they could be enjoying each day
  • Safe in a supportive environment
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Covering the Costs of Short-Term Respite Care

Individuals seeking to cover the costs of Respite Care for themselves or an aging loved one can explore various payment options, financial assistance programs, and community resources tailored to their specific needs. Some potential avenues to pay for Respite Care include:

  • Private health insurance or long-term care insurance
  • State and local assistance programs
  • Medicaid or Medicare, in certain circumstances
  • Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts
  • Social Security disability insurance
  • Community, nonprofit, or faith-based organizations
  • Caregiver support programs

For more information about paying for Respite Care, talk to a legal or financial professional. You can also reach out to a member of our community to learn more about the costs of Respite Care.

Find Respite Care Right Here

If you’re searching for a Short-Term Respite Care facility near you, Notre Dame du Lac Assisted Living Community can help. We offer Respite Care within our community so you and your loved one can be cared for and live your best lives.

Simply contact us today to learn more or to schedule Respite Care services for a loved one.

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