Video on What Matters at the End of Life

Advance Care Planning

COHO: Choosing Options, Honoring Options

POLST: Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment

Oregon Advance Directive: Healthcare Decisions

Go Wish Cards

Palliative Care

Center to Advance Palliative Care

Providence Connections

Providence Home Health Palliative Care

Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center Palliative Care 

Grief Support

WinterSpring Center-Transforming Grief and Loss

Asante Hospice Bereavement Program

Providence Hospice Bereavement Program

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.

Trusted National Resources

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

End-of-Life Care- Mayo Clinic

Journal of Palliative Medicine

Center to Advance Palliative Care

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Literature and Readings

Sacred Vigil Press
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 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.

Living with Dying, a complete guide for caregivers by Janna Beecham and Katie Ortlip, RN, LCSW
A manual for people taking on a caregiving role by two local Southern Oregon authors. The book has been part of developing the philosophy at Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice and is a straight forward guide for anyone dealing with dying. Digital or physical copies can be purchased on Amazon.