Info & Resources

Finding the correct information to help make important decisions can be challenging. Our team of experts have compiled a list of resources we feel can help you with your decision-making process.

Advanced Directive By State

CaringInfo provides free advance directives and instructions for each state that can be opened as a PDF (Portable Document Format) file. These materials are copyrighted by CaringInfo. Permission is granted to download a single copy of any portion of these texts. Website


Alzheimer's Association

Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association advances research to end Alzheimer's and dementia while enhancing care for those living with the disease. Website


American Cancer Society

At the American Cancer Society, we're on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we'll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better. Website


CarePages

CarePages websites are free patient blogs that connect friends and family during a health challenge. Website

 

Hospice House Omaha

Sponsored by Methodist Hospital, CHI Health, the Visiting Nurse Association, and the Nebraska Medicine, Hospice House is a comfortable, home-like hospice facility for those who have chosen non-curative, comfort care. Some will stay a few days, some a few weeks, and others several months. Website


National Association for Home Care and Hospice 

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is a nonprofit organization that represents the nation's 33,000 home care and hospice organizations.  NAHC also advocates for the more than two million nurses, therapists, aides and other caregivers employed by such organizations to provide in-home services to some 12 million Americans each year who are infirm, chronically ill, and disabled. Website


National Hospice and Palliative Care Association

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. The organization is committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones. Website


Nebraska Hospice and Palliative Care Association

The Nebraska Hospice and Palliative Care Association (NHPCA) is a collaborative effort of approximately 70 organizations with an interest in good care for terminally and chronically ill Nebraskans. Established as a 501(c)3 community betterment non-profit in 1983, NHPCA includes Nebraska's hospices, community end-of-life coalitions, and statewide health and elder care organizations. Website