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Caring Connections
Phone: 1-800-658-8898 help line
Phone: 1-877-658-8896 multilingual line (toll-free)
Phone: (703) 837-1500
Email: caringinfo@nhpco.org
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.


GetPalliativeCare.org
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 Organization
1700 Diagonal Road
Suite 625
Alexandria, VA  22314
Phone: 1-800-658-8898
(703) 837-1500
Fax: (703) 837-1233
Email: nhpco_info@nhpco.org
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.


PalliativeDoctors
4700 West Lake Avenue
Glenview, IL 60025
Phone: (847) 375-4712
Fax: (847) 375-6475
Email: info@aahpm.org
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.


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Last Updated: December 29, 2011
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