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End-of-Life Issues


CancerCare, Inc.
(800) 813-HOPE (4673)
Website: www.cancercare.org

CancerCare offers counseling and a database of other resources related to end-of-life concerns.  -See Emotional Support section for complete listing. 

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Hospice Education Institute
(207) 255-8800
800-331-1620
Website: www.hospiceworld.org

The Institute is an independent, not-for-profit organization, serving members of the public and health care professionals with information and education about the many facets of caring for the dying and the bereaved. -See Home Health Care & Hospice section for complete listing. 

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National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
1731 King Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Phone: (703) 837-1500
Fax: (703) 837-1233
NHPCO HelpLine: 800-658-8898

Websites: www.nhpco.org  www.caringinfo.org
Emails: nhpeo_info@nhpco.org  caringinfo@nhpco.org

Partnership for Caring provides a national hotline and informative website to respond to end-of-life crises, state-specific advance directive documents and other resources. They also distribute up-to-date information about specific state laws on such issues as refusing medical treatment, withdrawing life supports, honoring advance directives, managing pain, and others.

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Well Spouse Association
(800) 838-0879
Website: www.wellspouse.org

The Well Spouse Association offers bereavement counseling.  -See Caregivers & Loved Ones section for complete listing 

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End-of-Life on-line resources

GriefNet
P.O. Box 3272
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-3272
E-mail: griefnet@griefnet.org , kidsaid@griefnet.org
Website: www.griefnet.org , www.kidsaid.com

GriefNet is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss. There are 48 e-mail support groups and two Websites. Their second Website kidsaid.com is a safe place for kids to share and to help each other deal with grief about any of their losses. 

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