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When Autumn Comes: Organizations

National Hospice Helpline: 1-800-658-8898 

Palliative Care Perspectives, by James Hallenbeck, M.D. can be viewed, in its entirety, at Growth House, Inc.

Primer of Palliative Care, Porter Storey, M.D., 1994. Available from:
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
P.O. Box 14288
Gainesville, Florida 32604-2288
(352) 377-8900.

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

National Hospice Foundation

Hospice Foundation of America

The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

Crossings is a resource center for after-death care alternatives.

Being a Compassionate Companion: Teachings, Stories, and Practical Wisdom for those accompaning someone who is dying. CD set by Frank Ostaseski.

Hospice Volunteer Association
Toll-Free: (866) 489-4325
"Encouraging Excellence in Hospice Volunteering Through Education and Communication"
Sponsored by the HEAL Project

Nursing Assistant Guides have published a compilation of 125 Notable Sites on Hospice & Palliative Care

Kōkua Mau is Hawaii's Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, a community benefit, nonprofit organization. Kōkua Mau is comprised of individual and organizational champions and supporters from hospitals, education, consumers, insurance, long term care and hospices.


The Shared Crossing Project’s mission is to raise awareness and educate people about the profound and healing experiences available to the dying and their loved ones--at any stage of life.


Ultimate Guide to Grieving Support Resources.


Effective Tips to Help Children Deal with Bereavement After a Loss.


Getting Over Grief: Understanding Its Stages and How to Heal


Carla Cheatham Consulting Group, LLC. 

Promoting the Power of Presence and Ethical Care: Training for physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, counselors, caseworkers, volunteers, and more in healthcare and all professional caregiving fields.


Texas & New Mexico Hospice Organization  

100% grounded in hospice philosophy and standards, advocates excellence in services, promotes ethical practices, and fosters education and research.


National Association of Nursing Home Attorneys

Dealing With Death, Grief and Bereavement