End of Life Care/Hospice/Palliative Care
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
The Academy endorses the philosophy that the medical profession should attend to all the needs of the dying patient and family, and should encourage and promote patient autonomy.
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
Palliative Care Nursing
Web site is an outcome of the Nursing Leadership Consortium on End-of-Life Care and is designed for nurses to share information with other professionals about initiatives related to improving patient care at the end of life.
Last Acts is a campaign to improve end-of-life care by a coalition of professional and consumer organizations. We believe in palliative care, focused on managing pain and making life better for individuals and families facing death. This site is for professionals and volunteers working to improve care of the dying.
Resources on this Web site can be found for hospice and home care, palliative care, and death with dignity.
City of Hope
This is a clearinghouse to disseminate information and resources to assist others in improving the quality of pain management and end of life care.
Children's Hospice International
This site provides education, training and technical assistance to those who care for children with life-threatening conditions and their families.
This website has information and resources for patients and families facing life-threatening illness.