Hospice, Home Care, and
Terminal Illness Resources
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.
4125 Albemarle Street NW
Washington DC 20016
Telephone Number: (202) 895-9485
Fax: (202) 895-9484
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.
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