Patient Palliative Care

Patient Palliative Care Resources:

Ask your doctor about Palliative Care and if it may be right for you

Answer 5 quick questions to determine if palliative care is right for you.  

Get Palliative Care offers information for patients and those who matter on what palliative care is and who provides Palliative Care services in your area.

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization offers national resources on palliative care, advanced care planning, and caregiver support. 

National Institute on Aging - Explains the difference between palliative care and hospice.

Palliative Doctors contains information and resources on palliative and hospice care. This site includes patient stories illustrating how palliative care can improve quality of life. 

Atul Gawande is a leading palliative care physician. In this video, he explains palliative care and the importance of having conversations on goals of care.