Education & Resources

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Here are some links and other resources that you may find helpful:

FOR PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES

FIVE WISHES

"Five Wishes" is an easy-to-complete document that lets your family and doctors know:

• Who you want to make health care decisions for you when you can't make them

• The kind of medical treatment you want or don't want

• How comfortable you want to be

• How you want people to treat you

• What you want your loved ones to know

To preview a sample of "Five Wishes", visit the Five Wishes website:  http://www.agingwithdignity.org/five-wishes.php

CARING CONNECTIONS (PROVIDING ADVANCE HEALTH DIRECTIVE FORMS)

http://www.caringinfo.org

COMMISSION ON LAW AND AGING/AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION (Giving Someone a Power of Attorney for Your Health Care and Making Medical Decisions for Someone Else)

http://www.americanbar.org/groups/law_aging.html

COALITION FOR COMPASSIONATE CARE OF CALIFORNIA

http://coalitionccc.org/advance-health-planning.php

CODA ALLIANCE

http://www.codaalliance.org

FAMILY CAREGIVER ALLIANCE

http://www.codaalliance.org

GET PALLIATIVE CARE

http://www.getpalliativecare.org

HOSPICE FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

http://www.hospicefoundation.org

LEGACIES

http://www.legacies.ca

NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS ASSOCIATION

http://www.nfcacares.org

NEW LIFESTYLES (FREE BOOKS THAT LIST LOCAL SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES, BOARD AND CARE HOMES AND ASSISTED LIVING LISTINGS)

http://www.NewLifeStyles.com     

PHYSICIAN ORDERS FOR LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT (POLST)

http://www.caPOLST.org

FOR PATIENTS AND LOVED ONES FACING A CHRONIC OR TERMINAL ILLNESS

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

http://www.americanheart.org

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION

http://www.lungusa.org

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

http://www.msfacts.org

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

http://www.alz.org

ALS (LOU GEHRIG’S DISEASE)

http://www.alsa.org

FOR GRIEVING FAMILIES

http://www.growthhouse.org

Information and referral services related to end of life, grief resources

http://www.widowNet.org

Information, resources and chat rooms for widow(er)s

http://www.dougy.org

Information and articles on children’s grief that can be accessed

http://www.compassionbooks.com

Books on many kinds of loss for all ages

http://www.agast.org

For grandparents when a grandchild has died

http://www.griefwatch.com

Information, resources, memorial products, links

http://www.babysteps.com

Child losss

http://www.bereavedparentsusa.org

Information for families, regardless of age of child

http://www.pomc.com

Support, education, advocacy and awareness for families of murder victims

http://www.taps.org

Support for families of military death

http://www.afsp.org

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention; provides support, information, and awareness events

http://www.friendsforsurvival.org

National outreach program for survivors of suicide loss

PET LOSS SUPPORT

http://www.griefhealing.com/pet-loss-articles.htm

Links that may help deal with the grief of losing a pet

http://www.latimes.com/style/pets/la-hm-pets-mourn-20150620-story.html

More pet loss support resources

CONTACT US

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(805) 389-6870  •  Fax (805) 389-0296

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