Some of the issues that people
face at the end of their life include:
- What measures should be taken
to prolong or end one’s life?
- Is there a way to alleviate
pain and suffering?
- What are the legal and
financial ramifications of a death?
- Is a will or a living will
- How are expenses going to be
- How are the needs of family
members being addressed?
WEBSITES OFFERING INFORMATION
FOR DYING PEOPLE AND THEIR CAREGIVERS
www.caringinfo.org - National Hospice
and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) web
site offers information and publications on a
wide range of end-of-life issues such as
caregiving, pain management, hospice care,
advance directives, financial planning, and
– Hospice Net, Inc. offers information for the
dying person and the caregiver on pain,
hospice services, living wills, bereavement,
children, and other topics.
– The Alliance of State Pain Initiatives is a
national network of state-based pain
initiatives and provides information on pain
– The Funerals Consumers Alliance advocates
for affordable funerals. The website provides
a directory of nonprofit funeral consumer
groups and information on funerals,
cemeteries, and crematories.
– Americans for Better Care of the Dying
advocates for improvements in end-of-life
care. The website offers information on
end-of-life topics and links to end-of-life
care providers and advocacy organizations.
- The Connecticut Coalition to Improve
End-of-Life Care provides advocacy and
information to improve care of the dying. The
website presents a mission statement and
contact information for the Coalition.
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PREPARED BY: 211/rj
CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: January2013