National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization: NHPCO is a membership
organization dedicated to promoting and maintaining quality care for the
terminally ill and their families, and to promoting hospice as an integral part
of the U.S. health care system.
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine is a palliative care
physician membership organization that hosts conferences and provides
guidance to assist health care professionals in treating patients.
Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care
Organization (NHPCO), is a national consumer and community engagement
initiative to improve care at the end of life.
Center to Advance Palliative Care is a national organization dedicated to
increasing the availability of quality palliative care services for people facing
serious, complex illness. The website provides health care professionals
with tools, training and technical assistance to start and maintain palliative
Children's Hospice International: CHI provides education, training and
technical assistance to providers who care for children with life-threatening
conditions and their families.
Get Palliative Care is an educational website designed to define and
promote palliative care, and to provide a nationwide directory of palliative
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association is a membership organization
for nurses working in the fields of hospice and palliative medicine.
Hospice Foundation of America: HFA creates programs for professional
development, public education and information, promotes research,
produces publications and monitors health policy issues.
Hospice Net provides information and support to patients and families
facing life-threatening illnesses.
International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care: The mission
of IAHPC is to advance hospice and palliative care programs, education,
research, and policies around the world.
IAHHC is the voice of Indiana's hospice care providers. Their mission is
"to advance the cause of home care and hospice through leadership,
collaboration, advocacy, and education." They represent all of home care:
traditional home health nursing services, home-based and inpatient
hospice care and non-medical services that allow Hoosiers to remain
independent in their homes.
The IHPCO Consumer site’s goal is to educate and support the terminally
ill and their loved ones by providing Hospice Basics, Beginning
Conversations, Choosing a Hospice, a Hospice Locator, Web Resources,
Caregiver Info and Support Groups.