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


Hospice Palliative Care

Association quebecoise des soins palliatifs

British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

Canadian Virtual Hospice [en]

Canadian Virtual Hospice [fr]

Caregiving Matters

Chalice of Repose Project - Music Thanatology

Directory of Hospice Palliative Care Services in Canada

Dying Well

Government of Northwest Territories - Department of Health and Social Services

Government of Nunavut - Department of Health and Social Services

Government of Yukon - Department of Health and Social Services

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

Hospice and Palliative Care Manitoba

Hospice Association of Ontario

Hospice Palliative Care Association of Prince Edward Island

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

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

New Brunswick Palliative Care Association

Newfoundland & Labrador Palliative Care Association

Nova Scotia Hospice Palliative Care Association

Ontario Palliative Care Association

Palliative Care Association of Alberta

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

Saskatchewan Palliative Care Association Inc.

Society for Integrative Oncology

Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care

The Healing Cycle
Fundraising program for Ontario Hospice Palliative Care

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

The Pallium Project

Threshold Choir


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A Place for Mom
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

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

Family Caregiver Alliance 
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

The Careguide Online

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Grief And Bereavement

On Grief and Grieving

Quality of Life Publishing 
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

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

The Centre for the Grief Journey 
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

InterChurch Health Ministries

International Parish Nurse Resource Centre

Ontario Multifaith Council

Rev. Dr. Anne Simmonds

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

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Music Therapy & Arts in Healthcare

American Music Therapy Association

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

Canadian Association for Music Therapy

Institute for Music and Neurological Function

Java Music Club
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

McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind

Prelude Music Therapy 
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

Songs of Love Foundation

jb music therapy - Calgary

Bang a Beat -Winnipeg
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

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Alberta Therapeutic Recreation Association

ALS Society of Canada

Alzheimer Knowledge Exchange Resource Centre

Alzheimer's Association (USA)

Alzheimer's Society of Canada

Canadian Association of Gerontology

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Dementia Knowledge Translation Network CDKTN

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Central East Hospice Palliative Care Network
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

Comfort Life

Murray Alzheimer Research Education Programme MAREP

Ontario Long Term Care Association OLTCA

Ontario Retirement Communities Association ORCA

Ontario Trillium Foundation 
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)

Raffi's Child Honouring Organization

Rainbows Canada

The Breast Cancer Site

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

The Central Dementia Network, Toronto

The Heart and Stroke Foundation

The Parkinson Society Canada

University Health Network

Venturing Out Beyond Our Cancer VOBOC

Long Term Care Associations

Manitoba Long Term Care Association

BC Care Providers Association

Canadian Alliance for Long Term Care

Alberta Continuing Care Association

Ontario Long Term Care Association

New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes

Health Association Nova Scotia

Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS)

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