Links

Useful links and access to resources that you might find helpful in your life journey.

 

Hospice Palliative Care

Association quebecoise des soins palliatifs
www.aqsp.org

British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association
www.hospicebc.org

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
www.chpca.net

Canadian Virtual Hospice [en]
www.virtualhospice.ca

Canadian Virtual Hospice [fr]
www.portailpalliatif.ca

Caregiving Matters
www.caregivingmatters.ca

Chalice of Repose Project - Music Thanatology
www.chaliceofrepose.org

Directory of Hospice Palliative Care Services in Canada
www.chpca.net/family-caregivers/directory-of-services.aspx

Dying Well
http://irabyock.org/books/dying-well/

Government of Northwest Territories - Department of Health and Social Services
www.hlthss.gov.nt.ca

Government of Nunavut - Department of Health and Social Services
www.gov.nu.ca

Government of Yukon - Department of Health and Social Services
http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/

Growth House, Inc.
www.growthhouse.org
A
resource based site with materials on all aspects of hospice and palliative care.

Hospice and Palliative Care Manitoba
http://palliativemanitoba.ca/

Hospice Association of Ontario
www.hospice.on.ca

Hospice Palliative Care Association of Prince Edward Island
http://hospicepei.ca/wordpress/

Life and Death Matters
www.lifeanddeathmatters.ca
Meets the learning needs of caregivers committed to enhancing end of life care, through educational resources, workshops and more.

Living Legacies
www.legacies.ca
Provides useful information in regards to supporting a patient deemed palliative.

New Brunswick Palliative Care Association
https://www.nbhpca-aspnb.ca/

Newfoundland & Labrador Palliative Care Association
http://www.nlpalliativecareassociation.com/

Nova Scotia Hospice Palliative Care Association
http://nshpca.ca/

Ontario Palliative Care Association
www.ontariopalliativecare.org

Palliative Care Association of Alberta
 http://ahpca.ca/

Quality of Life Matters
www.QoLpublishing.com
Quarterly clinical end-of-life care newsletter customized for hospices to use as a physician educational tool.

Saskatchewan Palliative Care Association Inc.
www.saskpalliativecare.org

Society for Integrative Oncology
www.integrativeonc.org

Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care
www.tlcpc.org

The Healing Cycle
www.thehealingcycle.ca
Fundraising program for Ontario Hospice Palliative Care

The International Association of Hospice and PalliativeCare
www.hospicecare.com
The world wide association for Hospice and Palliative Care's website filled with great support and advice.

The Pallium Project
www.pallium.ca

Threshold Choir
www.thresholdchoir.org

Wellspring
www.wellspring.ca

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Caregiving

A Place for Mom
www.aplaceformom.com
North America's largest senior living referral service, having helped over one million families since 2000. Unique in that they have Senior Living Advisors who offer personalized one-on-one guidance to families as they search for the right care for their loved one, at no charge to them.  Check out their Caregiver Toolkit.

Canadian Homecare Association
www.cdnhomecare.ca

Caregiving Matters
www.caregivingmatters.ca
Offers support and education to those coping with the declining health or death of a parent.

Family Caregiver Alliance
www.caregiver.org 
A U.S. based online help site for caregivers including support groups, resource guides and disease-specific information.

Simply for Seniors and Those Caring for Seniors
www.myuxbridge.info/seniors.htm

The Careguide Online
www.thecareguide.com

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Grief And Bereavement

On Grief and Grieving
www.davidkessler.org

Quality of Life Publishing
www.QoLPublishing.com 
Specialists in gentle grief support offering books, booklets, and interactive workshops. Quality of Life Publishing also offers a speakers bureau featuring authors and experts in grief and bereavement.

Robert's Press and the Grief Resource Centre
www.robertspress.ca

The Association for Death Education and Counseling
www.adec.org 
A useful site for those interested in teaching or learning more about death, dying and bereavement.

The Centre for the Grief Journey
www.griefjourney.com 
Dr. Bill Webster's comprehensive site providing practical support and advice for those individuals who are grieving after a significant loss.

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Spiritual Care

Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice and Education
www.spiritualcare.ca

InterChurch Health Ministries
www.ichm.ca

International Parish Nurse Resource Centre
www.parishnurses.org

Ontario Multifaith Council
www.omc.ca

Rev. Dr. Anne Simmonds
www.annesimmonds.ca

Selah Resources
selahresources.ca 
These resources provide opportunities to enrich your mind and soul.

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Music Therapy & Arts in Healthcare

American Music Therapy Association
www.musictherapy.org

Arts Health Network
www.artshealthnetwork.ca 
Created to advance understanding of the many ways that arts-based activities contribute to individual and community health.

Canadian Association for Music Therapy
www.musictherapy.ca

Institute for Music and Neurological Function
www.musictherapy.imnf.org

Java Music Club
http://javamusicclub.com/
The Java Music Club is a unique, mutual support group program for long term care homes, residential supportive housing and community health organizations that group participants and staff love and: a) is easy to implement by existing staff (no musical skills required); and b) comes with complete programs materials and training for staff.

Laurier Centre for Music Therapy Research
www.soundeffects.wlu.ca

McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind
mimm.mcmaster.ca

Prelude Music Therapy
www.preludemusictherapy.com 
Serves children and adults with special needs by sharing information; creating and publishing music therapy strategies; conducting presentations; and, by offering music therapy resources.

Society for Arts in Healthcare
www.thesah.org

Songs of Love Foundation
www.songsoflove.org

jb music therapy - Calgary
www.jbmusictherapy.com

Bang a Beat -Winnipeg
www.bangabeat.com
Bang A Beat Music Therapy Centre provides individual and group music therapy sessions, drum circle facilitation and adaptive music lessons in Winnipeg.
 

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Related Associations and Agencies

Age Comfort
www.agecomfort.org 
AgeComfort.com is Canada's premier online source for Comfort Products! Our growing line of comfort products includes Daily Living Aids, Mobility Aids, Incontinence, Vitamins & Supplements and Health Care Products.

Alberta Therapeutic Recreation Association
www.alberta-tr.org

ALS Society of Canada
www.als.ca

Alzheimer Knowledge Exchange Resource Centre
http://brainxchange.ca/public/home.aspx

Alzheimer's Association (USA)
www.alz.org

Alzheimer's Society of Canada
www.alzheimer.ca

Canadian Association of Gerontology
www.cagacg.ca

Canadian Cancer Society
www.cancer.ca

Canadian Dementia Knowledge Translation Network CDKTN
www.lifeandminds.ca

Canadian Institute for Health Information
www.cihi.ca

Central East Hospice Palliative Care Network
http://centralhpcnetwork.ca/
The Central East Ontario Hospice Palliative Care Network is a voluntary affiliation of hospice palliative care and related organizations, designed to support cooperation and collaboration of hospice palliative care activities across the entire continuum of care.

Centre for Studies in Aging & Health
www.sagelink.ca

Comfort Life
www.comfortlife.ca

Murray Alzheimer Research Education Programme MAREP
www.marep.uwaterloo.ca

Ontario Long Term Care Association OLTCA
www.oltca.com

Ontario Retirement Communities Association ORCA
www.orcaretirement.com

Ontario Trillium Foundation
www.trilliumfoundation.org 
The Ontario Trillium Foundation, one of Canada?s leading grantmaking foundations, is an agency of the Government of Ontario.

Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO)
www.pogo.ca

Raffi's Child Honouring Organization
www.childhonouring.org

Rainbows Canada
www.rainbows.ca

The Breast Cancer Site
www.thebreastcancersite.com

The Canadian Health Network
www.canadianhealthcarenetwork.ca
Is sponsored by Health Canada with partnerships of many Canadian health care organizations.

The Central Dementia Network, Toronto
www.dementiatoronto.org

The Heart and Stroke Foundation
www.heartandstroke.ca

The Parkinson Society Canada
www.parkinson.ca

University Health Network
http://www.uhn.ca/

Venturing Out Beyond Our Cancer VOBOC
www.voboc.org

Long Term Care Associations

Manitoba Long Term Care Association
www.ltcam.mb.ca

BC Care Providers Association
www.bccare.ca

Canadian Alliance for Long Term Care
www.caltc.ca

Alberta Continuing Care Association
www.ab-cca.ca

Ontario Long Term Care Association
www.oltca.com

New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes
www.nbanh.com

Health Association Nova Scotia
www.healthassocation.ns.ca

Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS)
www.oanhss.org

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