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​American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging “Toolkit for Advance Health Planning” http://www.abanet.org/aging/toolkit/home.html 

American Pain Society An educational and scientific organization that is focused on advancing research education and treatment for people in pain. www.ampainsoc.org
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Americans for Better Care of the Dying A source for information and news about end-of-life issues, including legislative initiatives. www.abcd-caring.org
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​ Caring Connections Information on advance directives from other states http://www.caringinfo.org
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Caregiver Action Network (formerly National Family Caregivers Association) The Caregiver Action Network is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. http://www.caregiveraction.org/
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Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC): http://www.capc.org 

​Choice in Dying, Inc. A source that provides information on advance care planning and living will forms. (800)-989-9455

​Connecticut Association for Health Care at Home The Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home is the industry champion for quality, cost-effective home health, hospice and community-based solutions. http://www.cthealthcareathome.org 
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 Connecticut Coalition to Improve End-of-Life Care An organization committed to developing a comprehensive approach to improving the care and support of dying patients and their families during end of life and bereavement. http://www.ctendoflifecare.org 
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 Connecticut Department of Social Services: Aging Services Division A state government site that provides Advanced Directives planning forms in both English and Spanish http://www.ct.gov/agingservices
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The Dougy Center : The National Center for Grieving Children & Families -18 Provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences. http://www.dougy.org 

Infoline A statewide health and human services information and referral service, which operates 24 hours per day, 365 days per year and provides assistance in English and Spanish. Dial 2-1-1- in Connecticut, http://www.211ct.org/InformationLibrary/Documents/endoflifecare.asp
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 National Alliance for Grieving Children Lists grief support service providers who serve children, teens and their families. http://nationalallianceforgrievingchildren.org
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 National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care http://www.nationalconsensusproject.org . National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) A comprehensive source for information about hospice and palliative care. (703) 837-1500; http://www.nhpco.org 

​Office of the Attorney General – State of Connecticut A source that provides information about and forms for advance care planning. (860) 808-5318; http://www.ct.gov/ag