Does Medicare Pay for Respite Care?

There’s a lot of confusion over what Medicare does and doesn’t pay for, though there are boundaries such as the line between extended hospital stays and long-term care. There are also many myths and misconceptions about services like respite care. What is...

Respite Care: What It Is & How It Works

Respite care is temporary care of a sick, elderly, or disabled person, which provides relief (breaks) for their primary caregiver or family. Whether it is for an hour, a few days, or several weeks, families can arrange for respite care whenever works best for them. If...