Helpful resources

There are many great resources online to help you learn more about hospice services and connect with others who understand your situation and share your worries.

We recommend starting with Caring Connections for information on making decisions about end-of-life care.

CaringBridge
Free, personalized websites that support and connect loved ones during critical illness, treatment and recovery.

Children’s Hospice International
Information for parents caring for children with a life-limiting illness.

Hospice Foundation of America
Information, directories and a Caregiver’s Corner.

Hospice Medicare Brochure
The official government publication about hospice Medicare benefits.

Hospice Net
Information and support to patients and families facing life-threatening illnesses.

LotsaHelpingHands
A simple, immediate way for friends, family, colleagues and neighbors to assist loved ones in need. It’s an easy-to-use, private group calendar, specifically designed for organizing helpers, where everyone can pitch in with meal delivery, rides and other tasks necessary for life to run smoothly during times of medical crisis, end-of-life caring or family caregiver exhaustion.

Mesothelioma Center
Information about mesothelioma and other cancers caused by asbestos exposure.

Share the Care
How to organize a care group for someone who is seriously ill.

TheConversationProject.org
The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. Resources include a downloadable starter kit to get the conversation started.