Helpful Links

The following internet sites and publications are great resources on end-of-life matters. 

Hospital Partners

Bay Area Medical Center -

Bellin Health -

Bond Health Center -

Community Memorial Hospital -

Ministry Door County Medical Center -

Prevea -

Shawano Medical Center -

St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center-

St. Vincent Hospital -


Hospice Organizations

American Hospice Foundation -

The Hospice Organization and Palliative Experts of Wisconsin -

Hospice ― For Patients and Families Facing Life-threatening Illness  -

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization -



Beyond IndigoCaregiving and Terminal Illness -

Caregivers World -

Caregiving and Loss: Family Needs, Professional Responses -

Door County Caregiver Publication "Coming Together:  Shared Wisdom from Door County Caregivers"

Elder Care Online -

Eldercare Locator -

Empowering Caregivers -

Family Care America -

Family Caregiver Alliance -

National Alliance for Caregiving -

National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) -

Oconto County Caregiver Toolbox  -

Wisconsin Family Caregiver Support Program -



Compassionate Friends -

Death, Dying and Bereavement Institute -

Kids Konnected Cancer Support and Education -


Additional Resources


Advance care planning / Other end-of-life topics -

Ageless Design (A resource for Alzheimer's Disease) -

Alzheimer's Association - Greater Green Bay, WI Chapter -

Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources -

Mesothelioma Guide -

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (Listing of County and Tribal Aging Offices) -

Books and Other Resources

Caregivers Reprieve: A Guide to Emotional Survival When You're Caring for Someone You Love - Avrene L. Brandt

Comfort & Care in a Final Illness: Support for the Patient & Caregiver - June Cerza Kolf

The Comfort of Home: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide for Caregivers - Maria M. Meyer and Paula Derr

Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying - Maggie Callahan and Patricia Kelley

In Lieu of Flowers: A Conversation for the Living - Nancy Cobb

Keeping Them Healthy, Keeping Them Home - Ellen M. Caruso

Especially for Children and Teens ...
Charlotte's Web
- E.B. White
    -A story about the journey of life for children of all ages

Facing the Hard Times - Earl Hipp
    -A book for adolescents

Facing Change - Donna O'Toole
    -A book about loss and change for teenagers

The Moon Balloon - Joan Drescher
    -A journey of hope and discovery for children and families