End-of-Life Care Resources

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End-Of-Life Issues Some of the issues that people face at the end of their life include:

  • What measures should be taken to prolong or end one’s life?
  • Is there a way to alleviate pain and suffering?
  • What are the legal and financial ramifications of a death?
  • Is a will or a living will necessary?
  • How are expenses going to be paid?
  • How are the needs of family members being addressed?

Websites Offering Information for Dying People and Their Caregivers

  • https://www.nhpco.org/ – National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) web site offers information and publications on a wide range of end-of-life issues such as caregiving, pain management, hospice care, advance directives, financial planning, and more.
  • https://www.nhpco.org/about/hospice-care – National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. offers information for the dying person and the caregiver on pain, hospice services, living wills, bereavement, children, and other topics.

How to Find Providers in Connecticut’s Community Resources Database:

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Bereavement Counseling

General Bereavement Support Groups

Estate Planning Assistance

Hospice Care

Widow/Widower Support Groups