Informational Resources About Hospice Care

Serving families in their time of greatest need.

In Dallas, Faith Presbyterian Hospice is a valuable resource for information on hospice and palliative care. You may find useful links to be helpful at this time. You may also wish to refer to our bereavement resources, information concerning healthcare directives, and Frequently Asked Questions.

Administration for Community Living
Site provides an overview on a variety of topics, programs and services related to aging.
www.acl.gov/programs

American Geriatrics Society
The premier professional organization of healthcare providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults.
www.americangeriatrics.org

Alzheimer’s Association
The world leader in Alzheimer’s research and support. The first and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer’s.
www.alz.org

Care Pathways
Site created and maintained by RNs to provide older adults and their families access to quality healthcare information, products and services.
www.carepathways.com

Children’s Hospice International
CHI provides education, training and technical assistance to providers who care for children with life-threatening conditions and their families.
www.chionline.org

FDA Information for Older People
Articles, brochures and other publications with information on a wide range of health issues.
www.fda.gov/oc/seniors

Health and Age
The Novartis Foundation for Gerontology supports education and innovation in healthy aging, geriatrics and the care of elderly people.
www.healthandage.org

Healthfinder
A government website with links to health-related information resources on the Internet.
www.healthfinder.gov

HospiceNet
Provides information and support to patients and families facing life-threatening illnesses.
www.hospicenet.org

Medicare
Official U.S. government Medicare site.
www.medicare.gov

Medicare Rights Center
The largest independent source of healthcare information and assistance in the United States for people with Medicare.
www.medicarerights.org

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
The largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs in the United States.
www.nhpco.org

National Institute on Aging
The National Institute on Aging leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging to extend the healthy, active years of life.
www.nih.gov/nia

WebMD
The leading provider of online information, research, educational services and communities for physicians and consumers.
www.webmd.com