A major portal from MedlinePlus.com with resources & links to information
on end-of-life decision making, guidance for proxies and caregivers, living
wills and other tools to convey medical wishes.
Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
Dedicated to improved care and caring at the end of life, with downloadable
advance directive instructions and documents for all 50 U.S. states,
searchable database of service providers, grief counselors and other
A living will, recognized in all but a handful of U.S. states, is available
for download at this site. Express your wishes in a legal format.
Toolkit of Instruments to Measure End of Life Care from the Center to
Improve Care of the Dying. These are areas that need to be addressed
Still Buy Green Bananas
- Guide to living with good-natured hope, but planning for the end when
faced with advanced breast cancer, provided by y-me.org. Downloadable
in PDF format.
Are Note Alone - Online booklet in several chapters with help
& advice on living with cancer, dealing with medications and treatment,
end of life care, and leaving instructions for loved ones.
Wills - Not the legal kind, but a letter to friends and family
that serves as a living testament to your life, thoughts & feelings.
Nicely done - including video experts, information and related links
from an archived PBS Religion & Ethics presentation.
College of Physicians Home Care Guide
This guide to home care is geared to both the cancer patient and the
caregiver. Sensible help for the difficulties involved in dealing with
to Choose a Home Care Provider
National Association for Home Care consumer section has a wealth of
information to help find quality care at home.