Hospice & Palliative Care Education

Veterans Resource: 

Caring for Our Veterans provides education on the  special needs of seriously ill veterans and helps military families understand and navigate the VA’s benefits. Provides practical “What You Can Do” bullet points and a comprehensive “About the Veteran Worksheet” that can be used to collect information needed to apply for benefits and to guide the vet’s care plan.  Click here to order.

Bereavement Resources:

Heart Shaped Pickles is an elementary school age bereavement resource based on a true story. When Jenny’s grandpas die within weeks of each other, her connection to them continues through her discovery of heart shapes all around her. Illustrations invite children to color, encouraging creativity. For adults, the booklet includes a discussion guide and “8 Things Kids Can Teach Grownups About Grief." Click here to order.

When Teens are Grieving is based on the award-winning book, Weird Is Normal When Teenagers Grieve, this unique booklet shares teen author Jenny Wheeler’s grief story and validates for teens that they have the right to grieve in their own ways. Professional insights are provided throughout by therapists specializing in grief support. Click here to order.

SUPPORTING YOUR CHILD after the death of a family member or friend is a booklet developed by the Coalition to Support Grieving Students, this pamphlet offers advice to parents and caregivers on how to help grieving children. This resource is no longer available through HPCF, but you can get copies for FREE through the New York Life Foundation by visiting this website.

SUPPORTING YOUR STUDENTS after the death of a family member or friend is a booklet developed by the Coalition to Support Grieving Students, this pamphlet offers advice to educators and school personnel on how to support grieving students and how classmates can help. This resource is no longer available through HPCF, but you can get copies for FREE through the New York Life Foundation by visiting this website.