Advance Care Planning Resources Advance Care Planning Tool Kit: American Bar Association Consumer’s tool kit for health care advance planning. Begin the Conversation Caring Connections: Advance care planning, caregiving, pain, financial planning, hospice, grief. Center for Practical Bioethics Compassion and Choices Legal Guide for the Seriously Ill: American Bar Association Commission on Law & Aging created this brochure with seven steps to get your affairs in order. Lifecare Advance Directives MedicAlert National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives Organ Donation Choices: DonateLife.net Organ Donation Choices: OrganDonor.gov The Will to Live Project The Patients’ Rights Council Caregiving Resources Caregiver.com: Information, support, and guidance for family and professional caregivers. Family Caregiver Alliance: Caregiving education, services, research and advocacy. Help Guide: Managing the demands of caregiving. Lotsa Helping Hands: Easy to use, private, online group calendar to organize caregiving volunteers. Caregiver Action Network: Tip sheets, stories, newsletters for caregivers. Strength for Caring: Articles and how-to materials for caregivers. Caregiver Stress: Information, safety tips and resources for caregivers. VA Caregiver Support: Support for veterans and their caregivers. Cancer.Net: information for caregivers of cancer patients End-of-Life Resources AARP End of Life: End of life issues The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care: Improving hospice, palliative, and end-of-life care, death as a natural part of life. Finding Our Way: Living with Dying in America: Compelling end-of-life personal stories, information, and resources. Growth House: Information on life-limiting illness and end-of-life care. National Institute on Aging: End-of-life care. Nearing the End of Life: what to expect during the last few months of life, from American Cancer Society. Hospice and Palliative Care Resources AARP Hospice Facts: Is hospice right for your loved one? Hospice and Palliative Care: Hospice, palliative care, caregiving, advance care planning including resources and information. Medicare Hospice Benefits: Federal hospice program facts. National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization: End-of-life care, hospice care, and quality of life for people dying. Palliative Care: Information, resources, providers. National Association for Home Care & Hospice: Home care and hospice basics Other resources Cancer Pain: Management of cancer pain for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Cape Fear Area United Way: Meeting human and health care needs in the community. New Hanover Regional Medical Center: The ninth largest health care system in North Carolina. Medicaid Long Term Guide: Senior Planning provides free assistance to seniors and their families regarding elder care.