Alzheimer Society of BC
Provide support services and education programs locally and provincially, and are connected nationally to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.
BC Bereavement Helpline
A resource for people to find bereavement support within their own community.
BC Hospice Palliative Care Association
The website for hospice palliative care programs in British Columbia.
Offers health information from a registered nurse available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or to a pharmacist available 5 p.m. to 9 a.m., 7 days a week. Toll-free line, translation/hearing impaired.
Information on Compassionate Care Benefits (benefits paid to persons who have to be away from work temporarily to provide care or support to a family member who is gravely ill with a significant risk of death) and survivor benefits.
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Provides leadership in hospice palliative care in Canada.
Canadian Virtual Hospice
An interactive network of information and support for people dealing with life-threatening illness and loss – appropriate for patients, families and friends, health care providers and volunteers.
College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC)
For information on whether a nurse is registered in BC as an RN.
Family Caregiver Alliance
A public voice for caregivers looking after a disabled or seriously ill person.
Provides a comprehensive collection of reviewed resources for end-of-life care.
The federal department responsible for helping the people of Canada maintain and improve their health.
On a mission to develop and deliver resources to increase the capacity of the individual to provide excellent care for the dying and the bereaved.
Research on Family Caregiving in Palliative and End of Life Care.
National Centre for Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Provides consumer information, clinical trials, treatments, therapies, supplements and more.
World Health Organization
Provides information regarding health issues around the world.