Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University

A forum for research and discussion in all areas of applied ethics The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University is one of the preeminent centers for research and dialogue on ethical issues in critical areas of American life. The center works with faculty, staff, students, community leaders, and the public to address ethical issues more effectively in teaching, research, and action. The center’s focus areas are business, health care and biotechnology, character education, government, ... Read More

Memorial Hospice

Rooted in community, Memorial Hospice has been providing quality, compassionate hospice care and grief services to individuals and families facing life-threatening illness or the death of a loved one since 1997. Memorial Hospice and our sister program, Hospice of Petaluma, are a service of the St. Joseph Health System, a Ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange. Patients and families receive interdisciplinary patient care with individualized attention to nursing, psychosocial, spiritual ... Read More

Midwest Bioethics Center/Center for Practical Bioethics

The Center for Practical Bioethics, formerly known as the Midwest Bioethics Center, has a 20 year history of raising and responding to ethical issues in health and healthcare and works specifically in the following areas. Researchers looking for Midwest Bioethics Center publications should contact the Center for Practical Bioethics. Clinical and Organizational Ethics: solving moral problems by educating and empowering healthcare professionals and their institutions, advocating for patients’ ... Read More

Multicultural Palliative Care Guidelines

These guidelines prepared by the Palliative Care Council of South Australia give an overview of cultural issues when serving Latinos, Vietnamese, and people of Muslim faith. Guidelines consider religion, place of treatment, communication of diagnosis/prognosis, role of family/relative/friends, role of health professionals/volunteers, attitudes to pain relief and euthanasia, taboo words, handling of the body, burial and other issues. Visit Multicultural Palliative Care Guidelines ... Read More

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute provides numerous educational materials in Spanish concerning a variety of diseases and conditions. Health Topics provides science-based, plain-language information related to heart, lung, and blood diseases and conditions and sleep disorders. The site contains articles on diseases, conditions, tests, procedures, and other relevant topics, which you can e-mail, print, and share. New topics will be added regularly. Visit National Heart Lung and Blood ... Read More

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

The mission of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) is to promote minority health and to lead, coordinate, support, and assess the National Institutes on Health effort to reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities. In this effort NIMHD will conduct and support basic, clinical, social, and behavioral research, promote research infrastructure and training, foster emerging programs, disseminate information, and reach out to minority and other health disparity ... Read More

Paginas Sobre Cuidado

El personal de CaregiverMN ha creado PAGINAS SOBRE CUIDADO (CAREPAGES) para brindarle a Ud. información y recursos útiles sobre temas generales relacionados con el cuidado del paciente. Para encontrar las Páginas sobre Cuidado adecuadas, elija una de las categorías principales de su interés, o desplácese hacia abajo para ver todas las opciones: (Fact Sheets on all aspects of caregiving in Spanish.) Visit Paginas Sobre Cuidado ... Read More

Petaluma People Services Center Counseling Department.

The Petaluma People Services Center Counseling Department is dedicated to providing for mental health needs in Southern Sonoma County. We believe that everyone wants to grow. It is not a weakness to seek out psychotherapy; it is an act of courage. We offer a sliding fee scale to better serve the counseling needs of individuals, couples, families, and children. PPSC provides individual, family, group and couples counseling. Our staff has experience with a wide variety of issues including: Relationship ... Read More

Publications (Foundation of the State Bar of California)

Seniors & the Law: A Guide for Maturing Californians - Last updated in 2009. Avaialbe free in English or Spanish. Seniors & the Law offers an overview of important issues facing senior citizens, including finances and debt, social security and insurance, housing and caregiving, employment, health care, elder abuse/elder fraud, grandparents' rights, divorce and remarriage, and estate planning and legal services. This guide provides valuable information for seniors, their adult children, and their ... Read More