Self Help

In this section, you will find resources that are most helpful for living with dying. The section on comprehensive materials helps people living with life-threatening illness, caregivers and family members learn about things of value to help ease the pain and transition through life’s end. In the section titled: Key Articles you will find links to articles that are topic specific and some of the best that literature has to offer. Links are provided to other sites known for the quality of educational materials that they provide for caregivers, patients, and family members.

American Pain Foundation

Founded in 1997, the American Pain Foundation is an independent nonprofit 501(c)3 organization serving people with pain through information, advocacy, and support. Their mission is to improve the quality of life of people with pain by raising public awareness, providing practical information, promoting research, and advocating to remove barriers and increase access to effective pain […]

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Beneficios de Hospicio Medicare

[Medicare Benefits For Hospice] 2003 Publication # CMS 02154-S Translated version of English Medicare Benefits booklet. Centro de Servicios de Medicare y Medicaid — 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850 Obtain from: Department of Health and Human Services 1-800-633-4227. (Can order a limited amount free of charge.)

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Cancer Care

CancerCare is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information and referral and direct financial assistance. visit Cancer Care

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Care of the Patient with Severe Chronic Illness – An Online Report on the Medicare Program.

Care of the Patient with Severe Chronic Illness-An Online Report on the Medicare Program is a key critical report completed in 2006 by the Dartmouth Atlas Project. It reports that: “Almost one-third of Medicare spending for chronically ill is unnecessary… A fundamental problem, and one that contributes to both overspending and worse outcomes, is that

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