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Jill B. Kagan

Program Director

ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center

Jill B. Kagan is Director of the ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center, which houses the Lifespan Respite Technical Assistance and Resource Center funded by the U.S. Administration for Community Living, and she chairs ARCH’s policy division, the National Respite Coalition. ARCH’s mission is to assist in and promote the development of quality respite and crisis care programs across the U.S.; to help families locate and use respite and crisis care services in their communities; and to serve as a strong voice for respite in all forums. She serves on numerous national advisory boards, including the Executive Committee for the BOLD Public Health Center of Excellence in Dementia Caregiving at the University of Minnesota, and is faculty for the RAISE Act Family Caregiver Resource and Dissemination Center at the National Academy for State Health Policy. She co-chaired the Respite Impact Council for the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s Hidden Heroes Campaign for Military Caregivers, and recently served on the Duke-UCLA National Child Traumatic Stress Network Advisory Committee.