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Finding End-of-Life Care (Palliative Care)

Palliative care is for individuals and families who are living with a life-threatening illness, usually at an advanced stage. It focuses on physical, psychological, social, cultural, emotional and spiritual needs of the ill person and his or her family. Palliative care services are delivered in various types of facilities. The term "hospice palliative care" is also used to refer to "palliative care".

General Information

Organ Donation

Should you be considering becoming an organ and/or tissue donor, you may find the link below on organ and tissue donation a useful resource.

Dealing with Death

To help you prepare a will, see Preparing a Will under the Exploring Legal Matters Concerning Your Health section.

Death is a fact of life we all must face at some point. Whether the death is anticipated or unexpected, we will be confronted with diverse emotions and critical decisions during a difficult time. We hope the information and resources gathered on this site will be of assistance to you.