The Unbroken Circle: A Toolkit for Congregations around Illness, End-of-Life, and Grief
An easy-to-use "toolkit" of resources for clergy and church-lay leaders to help them better understand and find practical ways to address end-of-life care issues in their congregations.
The Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards
$95,000 in prizes recognizing physicians for outstanding contributions to end-of-life care and exceptional care for patients at the end of life.
Plays for Community Outreach
A trilogy of plays designed to create a space for end-of-life dialogue in your community and open the discussion on everything from advance directives to hospices to family struggles with aging.
APPEAL: A Progressive Palliative Care Educational Curriculum for the Care of African Americans at Life's End
An interdisciplinary training for health care professionals and other caregivers on caring for African American patients and families facing serious and life-limiting illnesses in hospitals, hospices, outpatient clinics, and nursing homes.
Key Topics on End-of-Life Care for African Americans
An intellectual discourse derived from The Last Miles of the Way Home 2004 National Conference to Improve End-of-Life Care for African Americans, with commentaries by Karla Holloway, Richard Payne M.D., Gwendolyn London D.Min., and Sharon Latson. The topics in this book range from the impact of health disparities on end of life decision-making to spiritual aspects of care at life’s end, to sociological and cultural perspectives on death and dying, and health policy considerations.
Jewish Ritual, Reality and Response at the End-of-Life: A Guide to Caring for Jewish Patients and Families
This guide, written by Rabbi Mark A. Popovsky, introduces Jewish beliefs and practices around illness, death and loss and provides practical suggestions for responding to the complicated situations where the clinical, religious, and cultural are entwined.
African American Outreach Guide (pdf)
A guide for hospices and other organizations interested in improving their outreach efforts to African Americans, offering outreach strategies and tools as well as providing a review of end-of-life issues relevant to African American communities.
It’s About How You Live In Faith: Community Outreach Guide
A guide that provides key strategies to help hospice and palliative care providers build partnerships with faith communities in their area, establish model programs, and develop faith community outreach and initiatives.
Offering Spiritual Support for Family or Friends
This informational pamphlet is designed for anyone caring for someone with a serious illness. It provides practical information on the spiritual issues people with serious illnesses face and concrete examples of how to provide support.