Long Term Care Resources


Long-term Care / Nursing Homes

Western State Hospital

Lakewood, WA

Phone: 253-756-2525


Respite Resources


Family Friends

National Council on the Aging, Inc.

409 Third Street, SW

Washington, DC 20024


Web site: http://www.family-friends.org/


This group provides respite (and other services) by matching men and women volunteers over the age of 50 with families of children who have disabilities or chronic illness. Programs are located throughout the country.


National Adult Day Services

Association, Inc.

2519 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20008


Web site: http://www.nadsa.org/


This association provides information about locating adult day care centers in your local area.