Patient Palliative Care

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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. 

  • 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.