News and Links

For the Public

Hospitals make palliative care a priority to improve patients’ quality of life
| The Washington Post
At the End Of Life, Oregon and Washington Residents Want Less Medical Intervention
Elder Care Specialists: A Missed Opportunity
| New York Times
BJ Miller, Pain Doctor at the Zen Hospice Project
| San Francisco Chronicle
Aggressive Care at The End: Who Pays?Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Pain Management –  Palliative Care Is Not What You ThinkAARP

The Official Site of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day | October 15th
A Fine Farewell | “A Fine Farewell produces beautiful burial and cremation shrouds that transform the way we face death.”
Grieving Dads Project
| committed to helping grieving dads
How to Deal With End of Life, Dying, Grief, Bereavement and Recovery | Stan Goldberg, Ph.D.
Natural Transitions Magazine | sharing conscious, holistic approaches to dying, death, and after-death care
MISS Foundation | 501 (c) 3, volunteer based organization committed to providing crisis support and long term aid to families after the death of a child from any cause.
CLIMB | Center for Loss in Multiple Birth
Lightening Strike Pet Loss Support | Offering a “cybershoulder” for pet lovers grieving the death of a pet, a dying pet, sick pet, or lost pet

For Professionals:

End of Life Discussions | Psychology Today
Falling risk for residents increases after antidepressant changes, study shows
Palliative Care in Hospitals Continues Rapid Growth for 10th Straight Year, According to Latest Analysis | PR Newswire
Oncologists Hold Key to Curbing Cancer Costs | EurekAlert! Science News
‘Stunning inequalities’ in end-of-life care, report says| BBC News

Advance Care Planning Decisions
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) | Professional Organization
Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) | Professional Organization