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FAQ: End of Life

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KQED Radio's Forum with Michael Krasny: End-of-Life Special
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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

For information about the palliative care program and palliative care training program at UCSF:
For patients:
For providers:

To visit the website of Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty, click

To get information about improving healthcare policy and practice, please visit

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

You can find and download legal advance health care directive forms for all states at

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:

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

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

If you need help in finding a hospice, please visit

Learn the latest about palliative care across the country at

For patients and families seeking information and advice about palliative care, please visit

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

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

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

Families and professionals can find out more about illness, death, grief and bereavement at

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

For Bill Moyer's program "On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying" please visit

The Palliative Care Policy Center offers support to professional organizations at

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

For clinical care, educational, evaluation and organization tools on hospice and palliative care, please visit

Funding provided by the California HealthCare Foundation

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