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AARP — Grief & Loss, Wills & Estate Planning, Funeral Arrangements – Life After Loss
Grief and Loss: tools to help bereavement, coping, wills and estate planning, checklists, memorials, and more.
http://www.aarp.org/family/lifeafterloss

AllLaw.com — Living Wills & Trusts
Information regarding advance directives such as the Living Will and Health Care Power of Attorney.
http://www.alllaw.com/articles/wills_and_trusts/article7.asp

Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected.
http://www.alz.org/index.asp

Americans for Better Care of the Dying
Americans for Better Care of the Dying (ABCD) aims to improve end-of-life care by learning which social and political changes will lead to enduring, efficient, and effective programs.

American Heart Association
Learn more about the American Heart Association’s efforts to reduce death caused by cardiovascular disease.
http://www.americanheart.org

Association for Death Education and Counseling
The Association for Death Education and Counseling is a professional organization dedicated to promoting excellence and recognizing diversity in death education, care of the dying, grief counseling and research in thanatology.
http://www.adec.org

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 
Publication regarding Medicare Hopsice Benefits.
http://www.medicare.gov/publications/pubs/pdf/02154.pdf

The Center to Advance Palliative Care 
Resources to help hospital and health system professionals establish palliative care programs. Offering case studies, technical assistance documents, networking contacts, publications, seminars and training opportunities.
http://www.capcmssm.org

Compassion & Choices
Compassion & Choices improves care and expands choice at the end of life. We support, educate and advocate.

Facing Death
Designed to help end-of-life patients and their caregivers “know what to expect” and how to comfort each other.
http://www.fepi.com/html/facing_death.html

Georgia Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
A non-profit organization dedicated to the art and science of end-of-life care in Georiga.
http://www.ghpco.org

GriefNet
A Community of Persons Dealing With Grief, Death, and Major Loss.
http://griefnet.org

Hospice Foundation of America
Hospice Foundation of America is a not-for-profit organization that provides leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care. Through programs of professional development, research, public education and information, Hospice Foundation of America assists those who cope either personally or professionally with terminal illness, death, and the process of grief.
http://www.hospicefoundation.org

Hospice Net – Death and Dying, Caregiving and Grief
Information regarding Hospice Services, Frequently Asked Questions, The Hospice Concept, What Questions Should I Ask About Hospice Care.
http://www.hospicenet.org

Hospice Patients Alliance
Hospice Patients Alliance Inc. is a nationally based hospice consumer advocacy information resource center for hospice patients, families and care givers; Information for grieving families, bereavement.
http://www.hospicepatients.org

International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care 
Information regarding Hospice Services, Hospice and Palliative Care Events, Conferences and Meetings
http://www.hospicecare.com

Medicare Information Source – The Senior Resource Center for Medicare Information – Medicare Part A
Medicare Information Source. A consumer beneficiary Website that provides access to information about Medicare, Medicare health plans, contact information and publications, as well as information about health care fraud and abuse and nursing homes.
http://www.medicare.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=15&Itemid=30

National Cancer Institute
Information from the National Cancer Institute about cancer treatment, prevention, screening, genetics, causes, and how to cope with cancer.
http://www.cancer.gov/cancer_information

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
NHPCO is dedicated to promoting and maintaining quality care for terminally ill persons and their families, and to making hospice an integral part of the U.S. health care system.

The United Way
United Way is a national network of more than 1,300 locally governed organizations that work to create lasting positive changes in communities and people’s lives. The United Way engages the community to identify the underlying root causes of the most significant local issues, develops strategies and pulls together financial and human resources to address them, and measures the results. The United Ways tackle issues based on local needs, common focus areas include helping children and youth succeed, improving access to health care, promoting self-sufficiency, and strengthening families.
http://www.liveunited.org