Link2Care

Link2Care is an online information and support program for family caregivers in California. The resources on the site are specifically designed for those providing care for someone who is living with a disease-related dementia such as Alzheimer's, stroke, Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis. Thanks to grant funding there is no cost to members to use this online service. For more detailed information about Link2Care, please click on Information About Link2Care below. Visit Link2Care ... Read More

Living Old: Frontline November 21, 2006

Living Old is one hour Frontline program filmed November 21, 2006 presenting a powerful and intimate journey into the uncharted territory of Americans living longer than ever — and what it means for them, their loved ones and our society. On this site you can view the whole program or individual chapters including: The Stories-Living lives that neither the elderly nor their families ever prepared for. Interviews-Doctors, one family’s story, and a conversation with a remarkable 94 year-old. The ... Read More

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

Medicaring

This site from the Washington Home Center for Palliative Care Studies offers support and resources to hospitals, nursing homes, health systems, hospices, and other organizations that serve individuals nearing the end of life and their families.

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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

Mental Health Support Services

There are many programs in Sonoma County providing assistance to people living with mental health challenges. Peer Support programs are good links into existing services. Those helping to develop the tools and resources provided here on this website include: Interlink Self-Help Center, the Wellness and Advocacy Center, Goodwill-Redwood Empire and Sonoma County Behavioral Health. ... 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