Caring Connections provides people with information and support when they are planning ahead, caring for a loved one, living with an illness or grieving a loss.
Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), is a national consumer and community engagement initiative to improve care at the end of life. Since 2004 Caring Connections has provided more than 1.3 million advance directives to individuals free of charge. Caring Connections:
- Provides free resources and information to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis.
- Brings together community, state and national partners working to improve end-of-life care through a national campaign called It’s About How You LIVE.
A free Internet service that provides personalized web pages to help keep friends and family informed of life events. It also allows visitors to post encouraging messages and support on individualized password-protected websites.
Online community and magazine combining science with humanity, Cure makes cancer understandable.
Provides database on clinical trials that lists all ongoing cancer trials. Also offers news articles and other patient resources.
Cancer Hope Network
The Cancer Hope Network provides individual support to cancer patients and their families by matching them with trained volunteers who have undergone and recovered from a similar cancer experience.
Helps cancer survivors overcome the challenges of “life after cancer.” In addition to support groups, they provide educational materials, insurance information and assistance and advocacy.
FODAC (Friends of Disabled Adults and Children) Georgia
FODAC provides over $8 million each year in equipment and services to the community at little or no cost to the recipients. FODAC is a 501(c)(3) and does not have direct funding from Medicare/Medicaid for the services offered. Most equipment is issued for a suggested donation but some services have mandatory fees.
Website for young adults with cancer. A place to share insights, explore fears, or laugh with others.