Patient Palliative Care


Patient Palliative Care Resources:

2022 Patient and Loved One Palliative Care Guide

This Guide is here for you: a person who has a serious illness or health condition. It is also here to help the people you love. We hope it gives you more support and less confusion during this time.

2022 Colorado Palliative Care Guide (English):

2022 Colorado Palliative Care Guide (Spanish):

Links above are for web-sized (i.e., smaller) files. Please contact Cordt T. Kassner, PhD, (CKassner@HospiceAnalytics.com) with any questions or feedback.


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.

  • Kaiser explains what palliative care is and how it can benefit you.

  • 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.