Death, Dying, Terminal Illness, Near Death, & Afterlife Resources
The Death, Dying, and Terminal Illness section provides links to helpful resources on topics covering, death, dying, terminal illness, hospice information, help for caregivers, near death and afterlife studies and information, recommended books on death, dying, terminal illness, and afterlife, other links resources, and more.
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General Information About Death, Dying, and Terminal Illness
- California Hospice and Palliative Care Association Website (CHAPCA)
Details about Hospice, finding a hospice in California, choosing a hospice, upcoming conferences and workshops, continuing education information, bulletin board to share information, more.
- Coping With Grief and Loss
AARP's web section especially geared toward widows, widowers, families and friends, and professionals helping others with grief and loss. Articles available online and via postal mail, grief and loss programs also available.
- Crisis, Grief and Healing
A great site to read about paths to healing strong emotions, Tom Golden's books (the Web site owner), a column, workshops, discussions page, resources, related links, more.
- End of Life Issues
A fabulous resource for articles, helpful information about all matters regarding end of life issues. From MedLine Plus, and part of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Winner of the Top 5% of All Websites Point, this site offers sections on support groups,an extensive 'Library' of articles, manuscripts, bibliographies, much more, an Emergency Room, resources, memorials to loved ones, a bookstore, site search, more. Very good site.
- Growth House, Inc.
This organization, based in San Francisco, provides information and referral services for agencies and those dealing with death and dying issues. Their website contains extensive resources, also winning numerous awards.
- The Hospice Foundation of America
Website for this well-recognized foundation. Find a hospice in your area, read articles, and review this extensive list of resources, both on and off the Internet (books, videos, other publications, online and off-line resources, more).
- Noah's Window
This site's objective is to provide comfort and assistance regarding death and dying, the loss of loved ones and related issues. They offer an excellent free weekly newsletter that also appears in at least 30 newspapers nationwide. Very compassionate, insightful newsletter.
Wide variety of information, articles, book reviews, more at this site. Good source.
- The Zen Hospice Project
If you wish to "learn about any aspect of hospice care, about confronting life-threatening illness or about a Buddhist approach to death and dying, you can find information here about our program as well as links to sources of related information." Great reading list resource here as well! Helpful site.
Near Death & Afterlife Studies and Information
- Afterlife Knowledge
This site is "dedicated to sharing what engineer, author and lecturer, Bruce Moen, has found, hoping it will reduce fear and uncertainty about death and help you increase your Afterlife Knowledge. It's not his intent to change your beliefs about the Afterlife."
- George Anderson
Author of best-selling books, including his latest book, Lessons From the Light, his official website provides grief support and management, information of his tour schedule, books, appointment arrangements, and much more. From his site: Helping those who hurt learn to cope through mediumship, understanding and hope.
- John Edward
Medium John Edward is author of several best-selling books, he has his own TV shows, has recordings of guided meditations, does private and group readings, and more.
- James Van Praagh
Like John Edward, James Van Praagh has authored best-selling books, has his own TV shows and consults for others, does private and group readings, has recordings of guided meditations, and more. His Web site has a LOT there - articles, interviews, live chat sessions, much more.
Note: Please check the General Information category above, as many of those sites include sections with caregiving information, too.
- Caregiver Network
Website dedicated to helping caregivers of the elderly and the ill. Lots of articles there, videos, much more.
- Caregiver Tips: Living With Grief - when a loved one is dying
A website for those caring for someone who is dying, especially ways of taking care of oneself. Articles, tips, chat forum, sharing stories, links, what to do following a loss, more.
Recommended Books on Death, Dying, Terminal Illness, and Afterlife
- On Death and Dying
by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. Publisher: Scribner; Reprint edition (June 9, 1997)
- On Grief and Grieving : Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss
by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, David Kessler. Publisher: Scribner (July 5, 2005).
- On Life After Death
by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. Publisher: Celestial Arts (August 1991).
Other Links Resources
- Death and Dying (About.com)
About.com's listing of resources and information on death and dying.
- Death and Dying (Yahoo!)
Yahoo! directory of resources on death, dying, and related topics.