Hospice Education Institute, founded in 1985, serves a wide range of individuals and organizations interested in improving and expanding hospice and palliative care throughout the United States and around the world. The Institute works to inform to educate and to support people seeking or providing care for the dying and the bereaved, or themselves coping with far advanced illness, or with loss. The Hospice Education Institute offers HOSPICELINK, which maintains a computerized database and up-to-date directory of all hospice and palliative care programs in the United States. A free telephone number offers referrals to hospice and palliative care programs, and provides general information about the principles and practices of good hospice and palliative care.
Address: P.O. Box 98 Three Unity Square
Machiasport, ME 4655