Reviewed Grief & Bereavement Issues Associations Links
(viewing 1 - 5 of 5)Dying with Dignity
Dying With Dignity is a registered charitable society whose mission it is to improve the quality of dying for all Canadians in accordance with their own wishes, values, and beliefs. This site includes information about the society, related articles and links, and the society's newsletter. Regularly updated.
The Compassionate Friends, Inc.
The Compassionate Friends (TCF) is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization which offers friendship, understanding and support to bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents. Visitors will find a collection of TCF brochures written by and for bereaved families, FAQs, national conference information and registration forms, and a listing of chapters in each state. There are presently hundreds of chapters world-wide.
American Hospice Foundation
The American Hospice Foundation has developed materials for dealing with grief at work and school. You can order manuals and slides for a power point presentation. Other publications are on the power of grief and faith. The site includes information about hospice and links to member hospice programs around the country.
National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
The National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization's mission is to lead and mobilize social change for improved care at the end of life. The website provides information for hospice care for terminally ill persons and makes referrals to hospice programs nationwide.
Association for Death Education and Counseling
An international, multidisciplinary organization dedicated to improving the quality of education, counseling and care-giving pertaining to dying, death, grief and loss; to promoting the development and interchange of related theory and research; and to providing support, stimulation and encouragement to its members and those studying and working in related fields. The association provides opportunities for its members to develop professional identities in death education, grief counseling and caregiving. ADEC also takes an active role in educating the public on related issues. This site largely provides membership and conference information.