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2024 National Lifespan Respite Conference

  • Tuesday, May 21, 2024
  • 6:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 23, 2024
  • 4:00 PM
  • Hilton Albany, Albany, NY

Hilton Albany

40 Lodge Street | Albany, NY


This year's National Lifespan Respite Conference, RAISE the Bar for Respite, is hosted by the ARCH National Respite Network in collaboration with the New York State Caregiving and Respite Coalition (NYSCRC) and the New York State Office for the Aging. The conference will be held at the Hilton Albany, beginning the evening of May 21, 2024 through May 23, 2024.

The Lifespan Respite Grantee and Partner Learning Symposium will precede the conference on May 21, 2024, with a private reception for Lifespan Respite Grantees, Partners and invited guests the evening of May 20, 2024. (Learning Symposium and May 20th reception by invitation only; requires separate registration).

Visit the conference website for program, hotel and sponsorship information. 


Early registrants, ARCH Paid Members, Invited Presenters, and New York Residents Receive a Registration Discount!

To support and sustain ARCH's work, please consider joining ARCH. Paid ARCH membership entitles you to a conference registration discount and additional benefits, immediately and all year long! 

To register for the Conference, visit the conference registration page

Registration Rates

See the registration page on the conference website. 

Conference Registration Discounts:

Early Bird Rates:  Register before April 15, 2024 to receive the early registration discounts.

Paid ARCH Member Discount. To  support and sustain ARCH's work by joining, visit the membership page.  Contact ARCH to confirm your membership and receive a special link and code to register. 

New York Resident Discount. New York residents receive the discounted rate of $295. 

New York  State Office for the Aging.  To obtain the special registration link and code, please contact Abbey Derepentigny at abbey.derepentigny@aging.ny.gov.

Conference Presenter Discount. If you submitted a presentation proposal and your proposal was accepted, you should have received a special link and discount code at the time of notification. You will need the code to receive your conference discount. If the proposal includes more than one presenter, only you and up to two (2) co-presenters listed on the presenter application are entitled to use the discount code.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your conference registration before May 6, 2024, you will be entitled to a full refund of the registration fee that you paid. On or after May 6 through May 13, a late cancellation fee of $50 will be withheld from your reimbursement. After May 13, 2024, no refund will be permitted.


Please contact Sharon Cackett or Doris Green at the New York State Caregiving and Respite Coalition.

About us

We are a national, membership-based organization that assists and promotes the development of quality respite and crisis care programs; helps families locate respite and crisis care services in their communities; and serves as a strong voice for respite in all forums.

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Become a member

Join with other concerned advocates, providers and family caregivers who want to make a difference in the lives of the nation's children and adults with disabilities and chronic conditions, older adults, and their caregivers, and other families needing support.

Contact us

ARCH stands for Access to Respite Care and Help.


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