|AARP Family, Home, and Legal|
|Web Address: ||www.aarp.org/families|
This American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Web site provides resource information for family, home, and legal issues. You will find information on caregiving, advance directives, hospice, living wills, estate planning, final wishes, funerals, and other end-of-life topics.
|1700 Diagonal Road|
| Suite 625|
|Alexandria, VA 22314|
|Fax: ||(703) 837-1233|
|Web Address: ||www.caringinfo.org|
Caring Connections, a program of the U.S. National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), seeks to improve care at the end of life. Caring Connections provides free resources, including educational brochures, advance directives and hospice information, and a toll-free help line for people looking for quality end-of-life information.
|Compassionate Friends National Headquarters|
| P.O. Box 3696|
|Oak Brook, IL 60522-3696|
|Phone: ||1-877-969-0010 toll-free|
|Fax: ||(630) 990-0246|
|Web Address: ||www.compassionatefriends.org|
Compassionate Friends is an organization that helps family members through the grieving process when they have lost a child.
|Family Caregiver Alliance|
|180 Montgomery Street|
| Suite 1100|
|San Francisco, CA 94104|
|Web Address: ||www.caregiver.org|
This organization supports and assists people who are providing long-term care at home. It also provides education, research, services, and advocacy.
|Hospice Foundation of America|
|Web Address: ||www.hospicefoundation.org|
Resources are available at this Web site for people who are caregivers and for those who are personally facing terminal illness, death, and grief. There are also programs for health care professionals who work with people at the end of life.
From links on this Web site, you can locate a hospice and view a list of other organizations. Also, you can read a hospice and caregiving blog, an e-newsletter, and frequently asked questions. You can use a link called "Share Your Story" to post your own story for other Web site visitors to read.
|Web Address: ||www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Support|
This Web site from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) offers links to support and coping resources. These include fact sheets on advance directives, end-of-life questions and answers, hospice, and cancer support groups.