An international journal of leaders in end of life care. An online journal featuring peer-reviewed promising practices, useful tools, selected bibliographies and other resources.
Ceased publication as of October 2003, but all 28 past thematic issues, from January 1999 through September 2003, are archived at this site and are available to read, download, and print for free.
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The mission of Interlink Self-Help Center is to provide a save environment in which those of us facing our mental health challenges can improve our quality of life through self-help, mutual support and empowerment. Interlink is a program of Goodwill-Redwood Empire and is located at 1033 Fourth St. Santa Rosa, CA, 95404. Phone: (707) 546-4481
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For over 150 years, JFCS has provided comprehensive, caring social services to Bay Area residents of all ages. With over 40 programs and services to choose from—including our nationally acclaimed Seniors-At-Home and Parents Place—we’re confident you’ll find whatever you need at JFCS. We serve families and seniors both, including services to caregivers, information and referral, counseling, home visits, bereavement groups and more. We have an in-house chaplain who is available for families ... Read More
"Quality of life is the gold standard in palliative care. Francis Mueller, MD, Calistoga, California.
Through the Journey Project, the Community Network builds upon nearly two decades of work advocating for quality, affordable neighborhood-based long-term care. Educational programming, strategic planning services, and publications offered draw upon a variety of perspectives representing the personal and professional experiences of those involved.
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Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center provides this site to inform seniors and their caregivers about classes and resources of value. Programs are generally open to the community-at-large and include support groups for diabetes and classes concerning mental health, advance care planning, wellness through life’s end, managing ongoing conditions and many others. A link to the Kaiser Santa Rosa education catalogue is also provided along with links to area hospices and senior resources.
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As the webcasting service of kaisernetwork.org, HealthCast streams a wide range of health policy events, including seminars, conferences, press briefings, and congressional hearings. HealthCast provides live and archived coverage of events on various subjects, such as Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drugs, patients' rights, global HIV/AIDS, and reproductive health.
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Kelly Corrigan – Author & Breast Cancer Survivor
For years, Kelly Corrigan had a how-to website to help people step right up when a friend had breast cancer. From the heart info included: Upon first hearing the news; boosting her spirits, helping her family, supporting chemo treatments, and talking to your friend, for her husband or other partner. Now as a New York Times best selling author and public speaker, she continues her work sharing her personal stories to empower people facing serious ... Read More
Last Acts was a national coalition of organizations engaged in an unprecedented education campaign to improve care for people who are dying and their families from late 1990s through 2004. Last Acts served as a clearinghouse for sharing information and ideas at the national, state and local levels. Last Acts provided a forum for discussion, collaboration and broad dissemination of new information. Much of this info is still available via this site and related links.
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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Last Acts Program spearheaded the national movement in the late 1990s on into 2004. Incredible research and publishing was completed during that period and available through this site along with more current publications.
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The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) is committed to advancing the vision of healthy, affordable, ethical aging services for America. Find out more about our issues and contact congress at their website. It should be noted that the AAHSA is now called LeadingAge. See website for complete info.
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