Below are some related links on these topics. 

  • Rhode Island Department of Health advance directives site
  • The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization consumer information site
  •  Americans for Better Care of the Dying (ABCD) is a non-profit public charity dedicated to social, professional, and policy reform aimed to improve the care system for patients with serious illness and their families.


  • Aging with Dignity is a privately funded, non-profit organization that advocates for the needs of elders and their caregivers with a particular emphasis on improving care for those at the end of life.
  • On Our Terms is designed to help you learn about solutions for finding a better death and explore the options for humane care for the dying.