Resources

Links to Helpful Information

http://helpguide.org
This site includes healing emotional and psychological trauma, listing symptoms, treatment and recovery. A helpful addition to this site is the list of risk factors and explanations as to why some people are more vulnerable to trauma than others, and lists commonly overlooked causes of emotional and psychological trauma.

www.PutItInWriting.Org
Basic facts about advance directives are provided for patients and families to examine and discuss their end-of-life options. Side-bar links take the steps further for important additional considerations.

www.Caringinfo.org/stateaddownload
Laws differ from state to state regarding forms and requests which are recognized. This site provides advance directives and instructions specific to each state. Permission is given to download a single copy of any portion of the texts provided.

http://www.aoa.gov/
The US Administration on Aging (AOA) offers resources for elders and their families, information on aging statistics, and AOA program and grants.

Additional Resources

Abestos.Com (The Mesothelioma Center)
189 S. Orange Avenue, Suite 1620
Orlando, Florida  32801
(800) 615-2270
www.Asbestos.com

Alzheimer’s Association National Headquarters
225 N. Michigan Ave.
17th Floor
Chicago, IL  60601
1-800-272-3900
www.alz.org

American Bar Association
321 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL  60654
1-800-285-2221
www.abanet.org

American Cancer Society National Home Office
250 Williams St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
1-800-227-2345
www.cancer.org

American Hospice Foundation
2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 200
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 223-0204
1-800-347-1413
www.americanhospice.org

Compassion and Choices
P.O. Box 101810
Denver, Colorado 80250
1-800-247-7421
www.compassionandchoices.org

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
1577 Spring Hill Road, Ste. 220
Vienna, VA 22182
(703) 942-5711
www.naela.org

National Association of Home Care and Hospice
228 Seventh Street, S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 546-4759
www.nahc.org

National Hospice Organization
1901 N. Moore St., Suite 901
Arlington, VA 22209
1-800-658-8898
(703) 243-5900
www.caringinfo.org

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
1731 King Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
(703) 837-1500
(703) 837-1233 (fax)
www.nhpco.org