Hospice, Home Care, and Terminal Illness Resources


400+ Cancer Links
This site contains over 400 links to resources to help deal with cancer. "Everything you need to stay organized and informed."


Americans For Better Care of the Dying (ABCD)
ABCD Caring is dedicated to ensuring that all Americans can count on good end of life care. Their goals include building momentum for reform, exploring new methods and systems for delivering care, and shaping public policy through evidence-based understanding.

Address:
ABCD-Caring
4125 Albemarle Street NW
Suite 210
Washington DC 20016
Telephone Number: (202) 895-9485
Fax: (202) 895-9484
Email: info@abcd-caring.org


Bereavement and Hospice Support NetLine
A state by state index listing of Hospices and Hospice Support Groups. Lists include local addresses, phone numbers and names of contact person.


Growth House - provides reviewed resources for life-threatening illness and end of life care. Their primary mission is to improve the quality of compassionate care for people who are dying through public education and global professional collaboration.


Hospice Foundation of America
Hospice Foundation of America provides leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care for terminally ill people, with the goal of enhancing the American health care system and the role of hospice within it. At this site you can learn about hospice care, how to select a hospice and how to locate a hospice near you. You can learn of their programs, read excerpts from their publications, and sign up for their annual bereavement teleconference.


National Public Radio Online
NPR has a series called The End of Life: Exploring Death in America.


Organ Donation
How to become an organ and tissue donor.

 


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