Alberta Health ServicesCovenant HealthUniversity of Alberta


Advance Care Planning
Conversations Matter
Personal Directives – Government of Alberta

Canadian Cancer Society
Association of Cancer On-line Resources
Oncolink: Cancer Care Resource from the University of Pennsylvania
National Cancer Institute (America)
Information on the End of Life

For Families and Caregivers
Growth House
Grief and Loss Help Center
Partners Against Pain

General Palliative Care Information
Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Canadian Virtual Hospice
Living Lessons
Victoria Hospice
Health Canada
The Care Guide
The Council on Palliative Care
Hospice Foundation of America
Palliative Info: Palliative Care Links and Resource Material

General Psychosocial-Spiritual Issues
Buckman, R. (2005). I don’t know what to say: How to help and support someone who is dying. Toronto, ON: Key Porter Books.
Cairns, M., Thompson, M., & Wainwright, W. (2003). Transitions in dying & bereavement: A psychosocial guide for hospice and palliative care. Baltimore, MD: Health Professions Press.
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (2014). A caregiver’s guide: a handbook about end-of-life care.
Changes Toolkit
Hudson, P., & Hudson, R., (2012). Supporting a person who needs palliative care: a guide for family and friends (2nd ed). Palliative Care Victoria.
Kuhl, D. (2002). What dying people want: Practical wisdom for the end of life. Anchor Canada.

Grief and Loss
Bereavement Services in Greater Edmonton
Centre for Loss and Life Transition, Fort Collins, Colorado

Locations of Care in the Edmonton Zone
St. Joseph's Auxiliary Hospice, Edmonton
Edmonton General Hospital
Royal Alexandra Hospital Palliative Care
Capital Care Norwood
University of Alberta Hospital Palliative Care
University of Alberta Hospital Pediatric Palliative Care
Grey Nuns Hospital Palliative Care Team

Non-Cancer Illnesses
Canadian AIDs Society
AIDs Education Global Information System
Heart and Stroke Foundation
ALS Society of Canada
Alzheimer Society of Canada
Canadian Lung Association

Provincial Palliative and End of Life Care Website
Provincial Palliative and End of Life Care

Support Programs and Resources
211 - Support Lists, Edmonton, AB