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AARP
Offers extensive information on and support for caregiving, illness, grief, widowhood, funerals, wills and estate planning and advance directives.


601 E St., NW
Washington, DC 20049
(800) 424-3410


Aging With Dignity
Provides Five Wishes, an advance directives planning document.


(888) 5-WISHES


American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Find board-certified hospice and palliative care physicians.


4700 W. Lake Ave.
Glenview, IL 60025-1485
(847) 375-4712


Americans for Better Care of the Dying
Track changes in public policy, as well as reforms in pain management and support for family caregivers.


4125 Albemarle St. NW, Suite 210
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 895-9485


The Center for Advanced Illness Coordinated Care
in collaboration with the Veteran's Administration Healthcare Network of Upstate New York at Albany. Find guidance on coping with the complexities of serious illness through the "Walking the Advanced Illness Road" section.


113 Holland Ave. (111t)
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 626-6088


Center to Advance Palliative Care
Search the latest resources in palliative care available to hospitals and health care systems.


Mount Sinai Hospital
One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1070
New York, NY 10029-6547


Community-State Partnerships to Improve End-of-Life Care
Find out what individual states are doing to organize health care professionals, educators and policymakers.


(816) 842-7110


Growth House
Excellent source for books and other publications regarding end-of-life care.


San Francisco, CA
(415) 255-9045


The Last Acts Campaign
Research latest news on legislative, educational and policy initiatives from local, state and national organizations.


1951 Kidwell Dr., Suite 205
Vienna, VA 22182
(703) 827-8771


Missoula Demonstration Project
Research tool for communities interested in setting up models for improved care at the end of life.


320 Main St.
Missoula, MT 59802
(406) 728-1613


The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Provides a search for hospice and palliative care, as well as statistics, resources and information.


1700 Diagonal Rd., Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 837-1500


Partnership for Caring: America's Voices for the Dying
Download forms for advance directives tailored to your state; join a consumer advocacy group focused on improving end-of-life care. PFC Publications - Publications Office


325 East Oliver St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
Hotline: (800) 989-9455 (option 2)


Project on Death in America
Lists innovations in the arts, social work, education and public policy.


Open Society Institute
400 West 59th St.
New York, NY 10019
(212) 548-0150


Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care
Research innovative programs that have received grants and technical support to change the face of dying in America.


The University of Montana
1000 East Beckwith Ave.
Missoula, Montana 59812
(406) 243-6601