Other Places To Get Help
|Phone: ||1-800-658-8898 help line|
|Phone: ||1-877-658-8896 multilingual line (toll-free)|
|Phone: ||(703) 837-1500|
|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.
|1255 Fifth Avenue, Suite C-2|
|New York, NY 10029 USA|
|Phone: ||(212) 201-2670|
|Web Address: ||www.getpalliativecare.org|
This website was created by the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. This site provides palliative care information for people who have serious and complex illness. There is a directory of hospitals, an explanation of how palliative care is different from hospice care, and an interactive questionnaire to help people find out if palliative care is the right choice for them or their loved ones.
|National Hospice and Palliative Care
|1700 Diagonal Road|
|Alexandria, VA 22314|
|Fax: ||(703) 837-1233|
|Web Address: ||www.nhpco.org|
The U.S. National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
offers information on local hospice and palliative care programs across
America. NHPCO is committed to improving end-of-life care and expanding access
to hospice care with the goal of improving quality of life for dying people and
their loved ones.
|4700 West Lake Avenue|
|Glenview, IL 60025|
|Phone: ||(847) 375-4712|
|Fax: ||(847) 375-6475|
|Web Address: ||www.palliativedoctors.org|
This website was created by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). AAHPM is an organization of health professionals who help people with serious illnesses. The resources at this site include information on the benefits of palliative care, what palliative care is, and when to seek hospice care. There are also links to websites for caregivers, patient stories, FAQs, and how to find a palliative doctor.
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Shelly R. Garone, MD, FACP - Palliative Medicine
December 29, 2011
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