Additional Websites

The guide offers lots of helpful information such as:

  • How sleep (and lack of it) impacts our body, how much sleep we need as we age (chart included), and the dangers associated with sleep deprivation.
  • How crucial sleep is for a child’s development as well as how to help kids fall asleep and create a healthy bedtime routine.
  • Information about poor sleeping patterns and insomnia, what causes them, and advise on how to more easily fall asleep and get enough rest.
  • Other helpful FAQs and additional useful resources for your readers.
Website Address: http://www.chpca.net/

This Canadian Association is a national voice for Hospice and Palliative Care in Canada. They advocate for quality end-of-life care which includes public policy, public education and awareness.

Website Address: http://www.cindea.ca/

Canadian-based organization, which respects the wisdom of ancient death traditions and encourages the renewal of older death practices that are appropriate to present day. In the past, communities cared for their own dying people. Through creative adaptation this is an option available to us.  CINDEA’s approach is one of a wide range of initiatives that are drawing our culture into a deeper relationship with nature and the cycles of life and death.

Website Address: www.virtualhospice.ca/

Information and support on palliative and end of life care and, bereavement. The professional team offers compassionate guidance and can answer your questions about life threatening and life limiting illnesses and grief support after the death of a loved one.

Organization: Cancer Care
Website Address: www.cancercare.org/

Professional oncology social workers provide free emotional and practical support for people with cancer, caregivers, loved ones and the bereaved.

Contact Email: info@cancercare.org
Website Address: www.careringvoice.com/

Care-ring Voice is a free, bilingual and confidential program that connects caregivers and families to information and support through the use of tele-learning. Thye host learning sessions by telephone and the web on a range of life-changing topics. Participants  learn from  healthcare professionals who lead the workshops and are provided the opportunity  to share with others in similar situations. Through Care-ring Voice tele-learning, caregivers and families take vital steps in ensuring their health and that of their loved ones.

Organization: Dying Matters
Website Address: http://dyingmatters.org/

Dying Matters is a broad based and inclusive national coalition which aims to change public knowledge, attitudes and behaviours towards dying, death and bereavement.

Organization: Dying With Dignity
Website Address: www.dyingwithdignity.ca

A national member-based organization committed to helping people achieve quality in dying. We help people understand all end-of-life options and work for choice in dying for all Canadians.

Website Address: http://www.qelccc.ca/

The Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada is a group of national organizations concerned about quality end of life care for all Canadians. Their mission statement is based on the fundamental principle that all Canadians have the right to die with dignity, free of pain, including emotional, mental, spiritual, relationship as well a physical and, surrounded by their loved ones.

The Grief Watch site was created to provide you with bereavement resources, memorial products and links that can help you through your personal grief. It also serves as an excellent educational tool for all who travel down the road of grief