Special thanks to Marty Hogan, LCSW, MSW, hospice social worker and writer of the Sacred Vigil Press booklets, for her willingness to share her words and wisdom through much of this website. Visit Sacred Vigil Press at www.sacredvigil.com or call 800-485-8971 to learn more about the Sacred Vigil Booklets used to comfort and support the hospice patient and their caregiver through the dying process.

Advance Care Planning

COHO: Choosing Options, Honoring Options
www.COHORogueValley.org

POLST: Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment
www.ohsu.edu/polst/about

Oregon Advance Directive: Healthcare Decisions
www.oregonhealthdecisions.org

Go Wish Cards
www.codaalliance.org/gowishcards.html

Palliative Care

Center to Advance Palliative Care
www.capc.org

Providence Connections
oregon.providence.org/patients/programs/providence-connections-southern-oregon

Providence Home Health Palliative Care
oregon.providence.org/patients/programs/providence-home-health-palliative-care

Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center Palliative Care
http://www.asante.org/site-search/?term=palliative&idx=3 

Hospice

Oregon Hospice Association
www.oregonhospice.org

Asante Hospice
www.asante.org/RVMC/Medical-Services/rvmc_hospice

Asante Ashland Community Hospital Hospice
ashlandhospital.org/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=93

Lovejoy Hospice
www.lovejoyhospice.org

Providence Hospice
oregon.providence.org/patients/programs/providence-hospice

Grief Support

WinterSpring Center-Transforming Grief and Loss
www.winterspring.org

Asante Hospice Bereavement Program
www.asante.org/RVMC/Medical-Services/rvmc_hospice/bereavement

Lovejoy Hospice Adult and Children’s Bereavement Programs
www.lovejoyhospice.org/adult_bereavement0.aspx
www.lovejoyhospice.org/childrens_bereavement0.aspx

Providence Hospice Bereavement Program
oregon.providence.org/patients/programs/providence-hospice-bereavement-services

Help for Transferring Personal Possessions After A Loved One Dies

Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?
A site that offers research-based educational resources to help individuals make more informed decisions about passing on or transferring personal possessions, a task facing individuals at end of life.
www.extension.umn.edu/family/financial-security/who-gets-grandmas-pie-plate

Trusted National Resources

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
www.nhpco.org

End-of-Life Care- Mayo Clinic
www.mayoclinic.com/health/end-of-life/MY00365

Journal of Palliative Medicine
palliativejournal.stanford.edu

Center to Advance Palliative Care
www.capc.org