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The organizations and websites listed below provide information that may be useful to those wishing to explore end of life care issues more fully. As with any such listing, the content and reliability of this information may vary. This listing is for informational purposes only and does not imply endorsement of these organizations or their materials.

Aging with Dignity

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging

American Hospice Foundation

Americans for Better Care of the Dying

Caring Connections

Center to Advance Palliative Care

Center for Practical Bioethics

Completing a Life

Dying Well

Growth House, Inc.

The Hastings Center

The Hospice Foundation of America

National Center for Ethics in Health Care

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying

The Palliative Care Policy Center

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment

Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care

Supportive Care of the Dying: A Coalition for Compassionate Care