An excellent website for the practitioner. It references a number of research articles and analysis of issues surrounding hospice and palliative care.
The Area Agency on Aging offers every service imaginable for seniors and their families in Berrien, Cass and Van Buren Counties.
The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is the leading resource for palliative care program development and growth. This website offers healthcare professionals access to essential palliative care tools, education, resources and training.
Dying Well - Ira Byock, M.D.
Ira Byock, M.D., is a national authority on quality of life in end-of-life care and hospice. This website offers evidence-based research studies and a host of resources for physicians. It also has an annotated list of related websites.
This website is the most informative search site for ALL things hospice, end-of-life care and palliative care. It offers high quality educational materials, disease specific guide resources, downloadable podcasts and is a blogging portal for some of the nation’s leading end-of-life specialists.
[Hospice care] was way beyond what I expected. A true gift.
A community bereavement center that provides peer support group services for grieving children and their families, school outreach and community education in Southwest Michigan and Northern Indiana.
Asbestos.com has a help center that is available 24-7 to answer calls about asbestos exposure, mesothelioma cancer, veterans’ benefits and a variety of other topics. This site is primarily concerned with spreading awareness to the public about the dangers of asbestos exposure and mesothelioma cancer.
This website is written by physicians who specialize in palliative medicine. In easy-to-understand language they talk with patients and caregivers about the type of care available to alleviate or minimize pain and suffering due to serious or life-limiting illnesses, diseases and injuries.
This free, online palliative care dictionary website is sponsored by the International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care.
This website introduces you to United Way organizations in Southwest Michigan. Its first call for help, Dial 2-1-1, gives information and access to most human services available in the region.
The Volunteer Center and its website have a list of volunteer opportunities as well as tools for the volunteer. It is a valuable resource for novice and experienced volunteers in our communities.