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.
Healthy Sonoma is a one stop source of non-biased data and information about community health in Sonoma County, and healthy communities in general. It is intended to help planners, policy makers, and community members learn about issues, identify improvements, and collaborate for positive change. Get started on Healthy Sonoma! Compare Sonoma's health with other California communities, the nation, and Health Action targets with more than 100 indicators. Learn about promising practices on a ... Read More
Hospice Foundation of America is a not-for-profit organization that provides leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care. Through programs of professional development, research, public education and information, Hospice Foundation of America assists those who cope either personally or professionally with terminal illness, death, and the process of grief. Visit Hospice Foundation of America ... Read More
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. Visit KaiserNetwork.org's HealthCast ... Read More
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
A comprehensive training in end-of-life care that brings together the ancient wisdom of the Buddhist tradition as presented in Sogyal Rinpoche's The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying with the knowledge, skills and best practices of hospice and palliative care - presented by Rigpa's Spiritual Care Program and Naropa University's School of Extended Studies. Visit Naropa University Online Education ... Read More
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. The organization is committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones. Visit National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) ... Read More
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