Hospice & Palliative Care Organizations:

Florida Palliative Care Coalition

National Association for Home Care & Hospice

Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses Association

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

National Hospice Foundation (NHF)

USF Center for Hospice, Palliative Care and End-of-Life Studies

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)

Community Care Partners:

AlzOnline – Caregiver Support

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

American Health Care Association

Florida Health Care Association (FHCA)

American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics

End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)

Florida Council on Aging (FCOA)

National Alzheimer’s Association (NAA)

Government Agencies:

Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) – Hospice

Conditions of Participation (COP)

Payment System Fact Sheet

Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)

Health Finder – Hospice Provider Evaluations

Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA)

Florida Department of Health (DOH)

Health and Human Services (HHS)

Advance Directives and Other Important Documents:

Advanced Directives: 

5 Wishes 

Empath Choices for Care

Honoring Choices Florida


My Life Directive 

The Alzheimer Patient and Hospice Care Information Sheet

Choosing Hospice – NHF Brochure

Comparison of Pediatric Services in Florida Chart

Making Choices – A Guide to End-of-Life Planning

Hurricane Preparedness Guide for Hospice Patients & Caregivers

Department of Elder Affairs Disaster Preparedness Webpage

Medicare Hospice Brochure – Detailed (English) (Spanish)

Medicare Hospice Brochure – Brief

Medicare and Home Health Care

Living Will  &  Living Will FAQs

Designation of Health Care Surrogate Form

Bereavement & Grief:

Caring Connections

Open to Hope

Other Helpful Links:

Aging and Disability Resource Centers

Florida Prescription Drug Website

Last Acts: A Vision for Better Care at the End of Life

Family Caregiver Alliance

Guide Offers a Blueprint for End-of-Life Conversation With Youth

The links on this page are provided as an educational resource for persons researching end-of-life issues. The presence of the link on this page is not an indication that Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association has endorsed any particular position(s) that may be found among them – in fact, there are variety of perspectives regarding end-of-life care represented.