End of Life

Hospice Associations

 International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) · Toll free # 866-374-2472
This site offers some links to resources for patients and their relatives but is primarily for healthcare professionals. They offer a free, monthly email newsletter that contains articles, book reviews, conference listings and so on.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization · 800-658-8898 (Help line)

The site can help visitors find hospices near them if those hospices are members of NHPCO. The help line can similarly put people in direct contact with hospice programs as well as provide free information about hospice care.


Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State · 800-431-8988

This site contains information that will help visitors find hospices in New York State.

Information and Support for Caregivers of People at the End of Life


Helpguide  · No Phone Listed

This site, a project of the Rotary Club of Santa Monica, CA, seeks to “…empower people by guiding them toward appropriate information and care for their problems and needs.” To find the desired information, click on the appropriate link or use the search box. For instance, entering “end of life” will lead to a Google listing of helpguide sites. This includes links to: “Caring for a Person in the Final Stage of Alzheimer’s Disease” and “Support for Caregivers of People with Alzheimer’s Disease or Other Dementias.