Americans For Better Care of the Dying (ABCD)
ABCD Caring is dedicated to ensuring that all Americans
can count on good end of life care. Their goals include building momentum for reform, exploring new methods and
systems for delivering care, and shaping public policy through evidence-based understanding.
4125 Albemarle Street NW
Washington DC 20016
Telephone Number: (202) 895-9485
Fax: (202) 895-9484
Email: [email protected]
Compassion and Choices
Compassion & Choices' consultation program uses the power of choice and
comfort to restore hope to individuals and their loved ones at the end of life. Our professional staff and
trained volunteers help thousands of clients each year by listening without judgment to their fears and
guiding their search for a peaceful, humane death. We help clients with advance directives, local
service referrals, and pain and symptom management. We offer information on self-determined dying
when appropriate and provide emotional support through a difficult time. Phone 800.247.7421
Caring for our Own Death
CROSSINGS works to integrate dying and after-death care
back into our family and community life. We work to remove the barriers that keep you locked into few
alternatives after the death of a loved one. We create opportunities for families to complement the loss
and grief of death with healing and love.
Provides reviewed resources for life-threatening illness and end of life care. Their primary
mission is to improve the quality of compassionate care for people who are dying through public education and
global professional collaboration.
Hospice Foundation of America
Hospice Foundation of America provides leadership in the development and
application of hospice and its philosophy of care for terminally ill people, with the goal of enhancing
the American health care system and the role of hospice within it. At this site you can learn about hospice
care, how to select a hospice and how to locate a hospice near you. You can learn of their programs, read
excerpts from their publications, and sign up for their annual bereavement teleconference.
National Public Radio Online
NPR has a series called The End of Life: Exploring Death in America.
One Legacy, a donate life organization
A non-profit organ and tissue recovery organization serving the
seven-county greater Los Angeles area. It partners with hospitals, transplant centers, and donation partners
in the region, state, nation and worldwide.
Organ Donation - USA
Organ Donation - UK
Organ Donation - Australia
How to become an organ and tissue donor.
Assisted Living Facilities
Senior Living Map
Adult Day Care
Home Health Care
National Association for Homecare and Hospice
Long Term Care Ombusman
Skilled Nursing Facilities