General Resources


Medicare Hospice Benefit:

Social Security Administration:

Meals on Wheels:

Disease-Specific Resources

Alzheimer’s Association:

American Heart Association:

American Lung association:

American Cancer Society:

Information on Hospice and Palliative Care

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization:

National Association for Home Care and Hospice:

Hospice Foundation of America:

End of Life Resources/Advanced Directives

Five Wishes Program:

Funeral Consumers Alliance:


Pennsylvania Department of Aging:

Pennsylvania Hospice Network:

Hospice Volunteering

Online Resources

Free online version of: Handbook For Mortals: Guidance for People Facing Serious Illness by Joanne Lynn, MD and Joan Harrold, MD :