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Caring Connections: Brochures


Caring Connections provides brochures to help people make informed decisions about end-of-life care and services. The free materials cover various stages of end-of-life care, such as planning ahead, talking with a physician, caring for a loved one, living with an illness, and grieving after a loss.

The brochures cover the following topics:
  • Advance care planning legal issues
  • Advance directives
  • Planning ahead
  • Caregiving
  • End-of-life care
  • Grief
  • Pain
  • Pediatric
  • Professional resources
  • Serious illness
  • Spirituality

Select materials are available in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese.

Links to the Tool:
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National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Funding Sources

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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Last updated: December 18, 2013.