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Directory of Organizations

Aging with Dignity

living will

Practical information, advice and legal tools to ensure your end of life care wishes.

Alaya Institute

Spiritual Care

Education to improve end-of life care.

Alzheimers Association

Caregiving, Alzheimers Disease

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health
organization in Alzheimer care, support and research.

American Academy for Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)

Palliative Care

Organization for physicians dedicated to the advancement of hospice/palliative medicine, its practice, research and education.

American Cancer Society


The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices

American Hospice Foundation


A foundation that promotes education, training and tools that promote hospice in the community.

Americans for Better Care of the Dying

End of Life Care

Organization which is working on both political and clinical fronts to improve care at the end of life.

Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC)


Promotes and supports scholarly research in the field of bereavement.

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation


Dedicated to preserving and promoting the pioneering life work of Elisabeth K├╝bler-Ross MD and others committed to compassionate care of the dying.

European Association for Palliative Care

Palliative Care

Promoting palliative care in Europe

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)


The nation's largest and oldest professional nursing organization dedicated to promoting excellence in pain management and end-of-life care.

Hospice Association of America


A subdivision of the National Assoc for Home Care and Hospice

Hospice Education Institute


The Hospice Education Institute is an independent, non-profit organization serving the hospice and palliative care community nationally and internationally.

Hospice Foundation of America


Enhancing the role of Hospice in the American healthcare system.

Hospice Organisations in the U.K. and Ireland


Excellent listing of all Hospices and Organizations on the web in U.K. and Ireland

International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care


Newsletter, bookstore, programs and scholarships are all a part of this organizations' offerings.

Labyrinth Readers Society

Spiritual Caregiving

The Labyrinth Readers Society was founded in 1974 to maintain the craft of guiding the individual through the state of Transit between death and rebirth.

National Association for Home Care and Hospice

Hospice and Home Care

The nation's largest trade association representing the interests and concerns of home care agencies, hospices, and home care aide organizations.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization


Leading Organization of Hospice Professionals

Spiritual Care Collaborative

Pastoral Care

The Spiritual Care Collaborative (SCC) was formed to provide a common voice for professional pastoral care, counseling and education organizations in the United States and Canada.

The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish)

End of life Care

A leading organization on educational and clinical issues related to spirituality and health.

The National Alliance for Caregiving


The National Alliance for Caregiving is dedicated to providing
support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them.

The Natural Death Centre

Death and Dying

Provides information on all types of funeral choices, but especially known for advice & support on family-organised, environmentally-friendly funerals and Natural Burial Grounds.

The U.S. National Cancer Institute


The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, coordinates the Nation's research program on cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and control.

Zen Hospice Project


Cultivating wisdom and compassion through service.