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Helpful links to online resources for hospice care and support services.

Internet Resources

Here are links to online resources to learn more about hospice care and support services.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
Provides a search for hospice and palliative care, as well as statistics, resources and information.

Growth House
Source for books and other publications regarding end-of-life care.

Aging with Dignity
Provides Five Wishes, an advance directive planning document.

AARP Foundation
Offers information on and support for caregiving, illness, grief, widowhood, funerals, wills, estate planning and advance directives.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Guidelines on advance directives.

The Last Acts Campaign
Last Acts is a campaign to improve end-of-life care.

Medicare
Offers the Nursing Home Compare database.

Americans for Better Care of the Dying
Track changes in public policy.

The American Hospice Foundation
Downloadable articles on a variety of hospice topics that patients and families may find helpful.

Caring Connections
End-of-life educational materials.

End of Life Conversations
Article by a physician on what it takes to have successful end of life conversations.