Programs & Volunteers
Is Hospice Right for Me?
Paying for Care
Letter From the President
In the News
Deciding When It’s Time
When to Consider
If a patient has a terminal illness and can no longer benefit from treatment or has been given a prognosis of living six months or less.
What We Provide
We assist patients with managing stress and pressure by helping them deal with the whole spectrum of physical and emotional challenges of having a terminal illness.
How It Can Help
By removing the pressure, providing resources and helping people cope, we can improve the overall quality of the life for patients and families.
Palliative Vs. Hospice
Resources for Your Journey
The Journey Home, Stories of Compassion
is a guide to coping with life-limiting illnesses and a resource for patients, families and physicians struggling with discussing hospice care.
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Professional organization for physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers specializing in hospice and palliative medicine.
American Health Care Association
Non-profit organization of affiliated state health organizations.
American Medical Directors Association
The professional association of medical directors, attending physicians and others involved in long-term care.
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
The nation's largest and oldest professional nursing organization dedicated to promoting excellence in hospice and palliative nursing care.
The U.S. government's medical plan for people 65 years of age and older.
National Association for the Support of Long Term Care
National organization representing legislative and regulatory interests in healthcare.
The official Web site of the U.S. Social Security Administration.
National Family Caregivers Association
Non-profit organization that empowers family caregivers to act on behalf of themselves and their loved ones.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Charitable organization advocating for the needs of people facing life-limiting illness.
National Alliance for Caregiving
Non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on issues of family caregiving.
National Alzheimer's Association
Voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.