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Jewish Home Life Communities
A comprehensive system of life care communities and services in Atlanta, Georgia that meets the many needs of seniors and their families. Jewish Home Life Communities includes The William Breman Jewish Home, Aviv Rehabilitation Center, The Zaban Tower, The Cohen Home, Berman Commons, The One Group, Meyer Balser NORC and Weinstein Hospice.

Your Conversation Starter Kit
When it comes to end-of-life care, talking matters. Download and print a Conversation Starter Kit.

Websites

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
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.

Georgia Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
Promoting quality hospice and palliative care throughout Georgia by providing information, education and advocacy.

The National Institute for Jewish Hospice
Articles for the Jewish Community pertaining to end-of-life.

CaringInfo.org
CaringInfo.org, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, provides free resources to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis.

The Alzheimer’s Reading Room
The Alzheimer’s Reading Room is the best way to find answers and solutions to the problems that Alzheimer’s care and dementia professionals face each day.

Virtual Dementia Tour
The Virtual Dementia Tour is a scientifically proven method designed to increase sensitivity toward those with dementia.

The Conversation Project
The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care.

The Lighter Side of Dark
The Mission of The Lighter Side of Dark is to build a safe and supportive community for anyone who has lost a spouse as they find hope and meaning while living with grief and loss.

Medicare
Medicare.org serves as a conduit for information, enabling professionals and non-professionals to serve the Medicare and senior community more efficiently and without bias.

Videos

Hallmark Channel’s Jeanette Pavini on The Value of Hospice
Myths & Misconceptions about Hospice
PBS Frontline’s ‘Being Mortal,’ with Dr Atul Guwande

Recommended Reading

Being Mortal by Atul Guwande
Knocking on Heaven’s Door by Katy Butler

Learning Workshops

Navigating the Journey from Child to Caregiver  (Recording of workshop at Congregation Beth Jacob – May 2016)
Aging Gracefully