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When faced with a terminal disease, it can be overwhelming to find resources for your loved one. When your time is stretched thin between caregiver roles, job requirements, and other family obligations, it can be tiring to hunt down websites to gain information. The websites below can help in a variety of areas.
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GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.
CaringBridge helps you create a free personal website to quickly share updates about your own or someone else’s health journey.
HospiceDirectory.org is the most comprehensive and user-friendly North American directory of hospices, their phone numbers and locations, and complete information about their services. HospiceDirectory.org connects consumers and communities to hospices. Additionally, HospiceDirectory.org presents information on how to choose, pay, and discuss hospice in an easy-to-follow manner. This invaluable resource was developed to assist you – the consumer – in making the best choice for the patient; even if the patient is you.
CaringInfo: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
CaringInfo (formerly known as Caring Connections) is a national consumer education and engagement program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). Since 2004, CaringInfo has provided millions of advance directives to individuals free of charge plus free resources and information to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis.
Care and Wellness:
National Cancer Institute
Information for end of life care for people who have cancer
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society has programs and services to help people with cancer and their loved ones understand cancer, manage their lives through treatment and recovery, and find the emotional support they need.