Helpful Links / Resources
We know this can be a very difficult time and while we strive to provide every level of comfort possible, below are some links for further assistance through this process.
Aging with Dignity
Aging with Dignity is a national non-profit organization with a mission to affirm and safeguard the human dignity of individuals as they age and to promote better care for those near the end of life. The life and work of Mother Teresa of Calcutta served as the inspirational foundation of Aging with Dignity.
Growth House, Inc., gives you free access to over 4,000 pages of high-quality education materials about end-of-life care, palliative medicine, and hospice care, including the full text of several books. We provide education both for the general public and for health care professionals.
Caring Times is the management magazine for the social care sector. Published since 1988, Caring Times reflects the opinions of the social care sector, focusing on news affecting the private, public and not-for-profit provider’s of nursing and residential care.
Bringing together family, friends and loved ones when it matters most
Hospice Journey provides free personal websites for people facing terminal illness. Hospice Journey is offered by The Samvara Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, in collaboration with hospice organizations throughout the United States.
The dying process is, for many people, the most profound and powerful time of their lives. Hospice Journey websites help people to reflect on their lives, feel the love and support of their family and friends, and express what matters most.
Second Wind Dreams
Second Wind Dreams was formed in 1997. It’s name derived from a novel of the same name by P.K. Beville, a geriatric specialist who wrote about the wonderful, colorful and sometimes hysterical people who live and work in nursing homes
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. The organization is committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.
Tennessee Hospice Organization
The Tennessee Hospice Organization exists to help Tennessee’s hospices continually improve the quality of the care delivered to patients and their loved ones in our state
The Lighthouse Foundation of New Jersey
The Lighthouse Foundation of New Jersey, Inc. was founded in August 2002 to create a venue for hospice families who wanted to make a donation in memory of a loved one. As a sister organization to Lighthouse Hospice of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, the mission of the foundation has been to provide advancement of end of life care.
End of Life Support
The Rochester Area will be a preeminent leader in advocating for facilitated discussions on planning for end-of-life care and for ensuring excellence in the provision of End-of-Life/Palliative Care, serving all segments of our community.
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