Reluctant Realism – Latino Perspective on End of Life Issues

Reluctant Realism by Margaret R. McLean and Margaret A. Graham published in Issues in Ethics, Winter, 2003 Volume 14, Number 1, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University pp. 7-9. To assist in the goal of improving the Latino health care experience in the San Jose community, 66 adults agreed to participate in a series of three focus group sessions that explored their attitudes and concerns regarding end-of-life care. This article presents their views of death and dying, their ... Read More

Soledad: una guía para los que han enviudado recientemente.

[On Being Alone: A Guide for the Newly Widowed]

Provides a comprehensive guide for recently widowed men and women, including the experiences of other widows and widowers. Excellent discussion about life alone. Also includes a bibliography and list of other resources.

The AARP Grief and Loss Program offers many different resources in Spanish. AARP, 601 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20049.

Order online from AARP

Sonoma County Emergency Mental Health & Wellness

Sonoma Councty Emergency Mental Health & Wellness in English and Spanish provides guidance and resources for Coping during the Coronavirus outbreak. Sections include: Managing your emotional and mental health; Resources for coping with COVID-19; Helping Children cope; Resources for families, parents and children; Resources for mental/behavioral health organizations; Addition and Recovery Resources; and access to the County of Sonoma Warm Line providing free and private support by behavioral health ... Read More

Talking Things Over Discussion Guide

This workbook is designed for lay discussion leadeers.  The guide proves the format and excercises for 3 sessions that give people ideas for thinking and talking about their wishes. It is published by Sacramento Healthcare Decisions, a longstanding leader in end of life care issues. This is now out of print and so may be downloaded and printed at no charge. It is available in English, Spanish and Tagalog. When visiting the publications section on this site click on End-of-Life Educational Materials ... Read More

Thinking Ahead: My Way, My Choice, My Life at the End

This advance care planning workbook was designed by and for people with developmental disabilities to enable them to do their own advance care planning. A DVD video is also available and may be previewed online. This project was created by the California Coalition for Compassionate Care, the Board Resource Center and Mark Starford who has extensive experience and expertise in adapting complex information for persons with developmental disabilities. This is also a great resource to use when working ... Read More