Donate

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9

KQED 9
Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too

KQED e-Newsletters

Newsletters

Get regular updates on great programs and events

More from KQED

FAQ: End of Life

End of Life

Watch Online!
FAQ: End-of-Life



(requires RealPlayer) Need help?

Download Video
(MP4)

Listen Online
KQED Radio's Forum with Michael Krasny: End-of-Life Special
Hour One
Hour Two

Websites featured or mentioned in "FAQ: End-of-Life"

For information about the palliative care program at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and to read their brochure on palliative care, please visit
www.scvmed.org/palliativecare

For information about the palliative care program and palliative care training program at UCSF:
For patients: www.ucsfhealth.org/adult/special/p/48630.html
For providers: www.medicine.ucsf.edu/hospitalists/pallcare.html

To visit the website of Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty, click
www.pathwayshealth.org

To get information about improving healthcare policy and practice, please visit
www.sacdecisions.org

A statewide partnership of more than 60 statewide and regional organizations dedicated to palliative care and end-of-life issues:
www.finalchoices.org

You can find and download legal advance health care directive forms for all states at
www.caringinfo.org

For free help in finding a hospice that is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, call 1-800-658-8898.

To learn more about palliative care, hospice care and other end-of-life issues, please use the following links


For information about Palliative Care and hospice in California, please visit:
www.calhospice.org

For practical suggestions on how to make sure your decisions about health care and dying are met, please visit:
www.agingwithdignity.org

If you are a physician and are interested in learning more about palliative and hospice care, please visit
www.aahpm.org

If you need help in finding a hospice, please visit
www.americanhospice.org

Learn the latest about palliative care across the country at
www.capc.org

For patients and families seeking information and advice about palliative care, please visit
www.getpalliativecare.org

To read articles for people with life-threatening illnesses and their families, please visit
www.dyingwell.com

Death and dying can raise a number of ethical questions for patients and families. To read more about this issue, please visit
www.practicalbioethics.org

Use the search engine at this site to read a comprehensive selection of reviewed resources for end-of-life care
www.growthhouse.org

Families and professionals can find out more about illness, death, grief and bereavement at
www.hospicefoundation.org

To find hospice and palliative care providers who are members of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, please visit
www.nhpco.org

For Bill Moyer's program "On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying" please visit
www.pbs.org/wnet/onourownterms

The Palliative Care Policy Center offers support to professional organizations at
www.medicaring.org

For advice on communicating patient wishes as they move from one facility to another, please visit
www.polst.org

For clinical care, educational, evaluation and organization tools on hospice and palliative care, please visit
www.promotingexcellence.org

Funding provided by the California HealthCare Foundation

Also on KQED.org this week ...

Truly CA: Everything Comes from the Streets
Latino Heritage Month

KQED proudly celebrates the diversity of our community by commemorating Latino Heritage Month. During September, KQED Public TV 9 and KQED 88.5 FM schedule programs that focus on Latino themes and issues.

Summer Arts Guide
San Francisco Opera on KQED

Get your front row seat at one of the leading opera companies in the world! Shot in brilliant HD, the fifth season of San Francisco Opera's acclaimed series brings you four spectacular productions performed by world-class singers.

Sponsored by