American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine: Patient website

Community-Wide End-of-Life/Palliative Care Advisory Group

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Hospice and Palliative Care Association, New York State

Hudson Valley Hospice

Growth House-Improving Care for the Dying

Green Burial Council


On Our Own Terms – Moyers on Dying

National Home Funeral Alliance



Bauer-Maglin, N. & Perry, D. (Eds.). (2010). Final Acts: Death, dying, and the choices we make.

Brody, J.  (2009).  Jane Brody’s Guide to the Great Beyond: A practical primer to help you and your loved ones prepare medically, legally, and emotionally for the end of life. 

Byock, I.  (2012). The best care possible: A physician’s quest to transform care through the end of life.

Gawande, Atul.  (2014). Being mortal:  Medicine and what matters in the end.

Halifax, J.  (2008).  Being with dying: Cultivating compassion and fearlessness in the presence of death.  

Hoblitzelle, Olivia A. (2017). Aging with Wisdom

Trowbridge, D.D.  (2012).  Enso house: Caring for each other at the end of life.



Experts Weigh In: Where Do People Want to Die? Medpage Today 10-9-2015

How to talk about Dying New York Times published 7-1-2015

My Own Life – Oliver Sacks on learning he has terminal cancer New York Times published 2-19-2015

PBS FRONTLINE: Being Mortal (broadcast 2-10-2015)

Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of LifeCommittee on Approaching Death – Addressing Key End-of-Life Issues, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, June 2014