For healthcare professionals & caregivers: Body donation to science resources
Ebooks & articles
We have created educational materials to help support your discussions with patients and their loved ones. You can request educational materials be mailed to you, or you can access digital downloadable copies below.
End of life discussions
From stanford.edu (August 2019): A palliative care specialist on the importance of talking about priorities.
From the American Medical Association (May 2019): Because of advancements in medicine, it is increasingly difficult to discern when death is approaching, so having this conversation is very important.
From Becker’s Hospital Review (April 2019): Oncologists should have open conversations with terminal cancer patients about their prognosis and end-of-life care.
From Science Care: Comparing burial, cremation, organ donation, and body donation.
Local and national programs for caregivers
A nonprofit alliance of national organizations focusing on issues of family caregiving.
Educates, supports, and empowers more than 65 million people who care for others living with a chronic illness, disability, or frailties of old age.
Find programs and services that allow caregivers to get a break from caring for a loved one.
A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging, connecting you to services for older adults and their families.
Find local in-home care agencies.
From the Family Caregiver Alliance, this resource helps you locate government, nonprofit, and private programs in your area.
Healthcare & Hospice Industry News
Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Resources
Information and support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. Operates a 24/7 helpline and care navigator tools.
The government’s free information resource about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Learn more about the disease, and get news, tips, and resources for caregivers and health care professionals.
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