Hospice Education Institute 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. 800.331.1620
Hospice Foundation of America www.hospicefoundation.org
An organization that exists to help those who cope personally or professionally with terminal illness, death, and the process of grief and bereavement. 800.854.3402
For patients and caregivers facing a life-threatening disease, HospiceNet, among other things, answers frequently asked questions about hospice, discusses issues surrounded pain and pain management, and provides steps on how to be a supportive caregiver.
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) www.ngpco.org
NHPCO is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. The organization is committed to improving end-of-life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones. (Spanish/English) 800.658.8898