|Phone: ||1-800-658-8898 help line|
|Phone: ||1-877-658-8896 multilingual line (toll-free)|
|Phone: ||(703) 837-1500|
|Web Address: ||www.caringinfo.org|
Caring Connections, a program of the U.S. National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), seeks to improve care at the end of life. Caring Connections provides free resources, including educational brochures, advance directives and hospice information, and a toll-free help line for people looking for quality end-of-life information.
|Family Caregiver Alliance|
|180 Montgomery Street|
|San Francisco, CA 94104|
|Web Address: ||www.caregiver.org|
This organization supports and assists people who are providing long-term care at home. It also provides education, research, services, and advocacy.
|Hospice Foundation of America|
|Web Address: ||www.hospicefoundation.org|
Resources are available at this website for people who are caregivers and for those who are personally facing terminal illness, death, and grief. There are also programs for health professionals who work with people at the end of life.
From links on this website, you can locate a hospice and view a list of other organizations. Also, you can read a hospice and caregiving blog, an e-newsletter, and frequently asked questions. You can use a link called "Share Your Story" to post your own story for other website visitors to read.
|National Institute on Aging|
|Building 31, Room 5C27|
|31 Center Drive, MSC 2292|
|Bethesda, MD 20892|
|Phone: ||(301) 496-1752|
1-800-222-2225, Information Center
|Fax: ||(301) 496-1072|
|TDD: ||1-800-222-4225 (TTY)|
|Web Address: ||www.nih.gov/nia|
The National Institute on Aging (NIA), one of the centers of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. The NIA funds research and provides information about health and research advances to the public and interested groups.