Education and Advocacy

Advance Directives

Conversational Resources


Get Palliative Care
The site is provided by the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) and provides clear, comprehensive palliative care information for people coping with serious illness.

Mt Sinai's new program: Palliative Care @ Home
Program Manager: Chris Estino Program Director: Linda Decherrie, MD

Some Important Voices
Dr. Leslie Blackhall,
Head of Palliative Care at the University of Virginia
Understanding Hospice and Palliative Care
Living, Dying and the Problem with Hope TEDx Talks 2016

BJ Miller, MD a hospice and palliative medicine physician.

BJ Miller What Really Matters at the End of Life?

NYC Practitioners

Amy Cunningham

Brooklyn based funeral director that supports Green & Home funerals

iele paloumpis Support services that center the experiences of LGBTQI communities:

EE Miller / Death Jewel Collective

End of Life Doula Directories

NEDA Alliance

INELDA Doula Directory

Death Doula and End of Life Planner, Attorney Alua Arthur

Alua’s ‘Compassionate Completion Services’ wrap up the personal and financial affairs of a loved one who has died.


NORC Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities

NYC Department of Aging

grey panthers NYC


Sallie Tisdale Out of Time: The Unbecoming of Self

Duplex Planet

This American Life “Magic Words” Act 2 : Rainy Days and Mondays

Anne Basting TimeSlips Program

Naomi Feils Validation Training Institute

Memory Bridge

 Support and Training for Alzheimer's Caregivers:

Alzheimer's Association NYC

Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA)

Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundatio

Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Brain Change an educational forum with care strategies to help you provide better care for a loved one or friend living with dementia.


Modern Loss Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome. The website and book created by End Well 2018 Speaker Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner

 Cancer Care Support Group

 Gilda Club NYC

 Well Spouse Support Group


being with dying

  • The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully - Frank Ostaseski

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

  • Standing At the Edge —Joan Halifax

  • Intimate Death: How the Dying Teach Us how to Live - Marie de Hennezel

  • Lessons from the Dying – Rodney Smith

  • Who Dies? – Stephen Levine

    practical guides

  • Handbook for Mortals: Guidance for People Facing Serious Illness - Joanne Lynn and Janice Lynch Schuster

  • LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care — Kimberley D Acquaviva

  • The Conversation — Angelo Volandes, MD

  • The Whole Death Catalogue: A lively guide to the bitter end - Harold Schechter

  • A Better Way of Dying: Jeanne Fitzpatrick and Eileen M. Fitzpatrick
    Policy: Visionary

  • Compassionate Cities - Allan Kellehear

  • Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul - Stephen Jenkinson

    Policy : Diagnosing from Inside

  • Advice for Future Corpses— Sallie Tisdale

  • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End – Atul Gwande M.D

  • How We Die: Reflections on Life’s Final Chapter – Sherwin B. Nuland M.D.

  • Dying Well – Dr. Ira Byock M.D.


  • The Hour of Our Death -- Philippe Ariès

  • Rebellions Mourning: Collective Book of Grief, Cindy Millstein, Ed.

  • From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death - Caitlin Doughty

  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And other lessons from the crematory - Caitlin Doughty

  • Death's Door: Modern Dying and the Ways We Grieve -  Sandra M. Gilbert

Death Arts

Angela Hennessy

 EE Miller’s Death Jewel Radio

Creatives and Service Providers that accompany the end-of-life journey

Poetry Intervention