Ensuring a loved one's final months, weeks or days are as good as they can be requires more than just a series of care choices. This page from HelpGuide.org provides advice on easing the journey from care and grief toward acceptance and healing.
This brochure from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization contains information about what hospice is, what services are provided and the key questions to ask when selecting a hospice program.
The loss of a loved one is life's most stressful event and can cause a major emotional crisis. Mental Heath America offers advice on dealing with a major loss, living with grief and helping others grieve.
By deciding what end-of-life care best suits your needs when you are healthy, you can help those close to you make the right choices when the time comes. The National Institute on Aging details several ways to make sure others know the kind of care you want when dying.
The mission of Hospice Foundation of America is to provide leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care with the goal of enhancing the U.S. health care system and the role of hospice within it.