FPMT Foundation Store

Many FPMT (Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition) education materials and programs are available via the Foundation Store, so you may like to let your students know about this resource.

Administration on Aging

U.S. Government clearinghouse with many key links and articles to web sites on areas of interest in aging. Contains information about state and local agencies, federal sites, metasites (sites with many links), and resources for the elderly.

Advance Directives

This web site provides downloadable advanced directives for all 50 states, with information about the applicable laws. "Advance Directive" is a general term that refers to your oral and written instructions about your future medical care in the event that you become unable to speak for yourself.

Americans for Better Care of the Dying

is dedicated to ensuring that all Americans can count on good end-of-life care. Their goals are to build momentum for reform, explore new methods and systems for delivering care, and shape public policy through evidence-based understanding. Their web site proved news and resources about aging, hospice and palliative care, and health-care quality improvement.

Association for Death Education

A multi-disciplinary professional organization dedicated to promoting excellence in death education, bereavement counseling, and care of the dying.

Final Passages

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Final Passages is an organization dedicated to creating your own home- or family-run funeral. They provide packets of information about laws and restrictions to home funeral arrangements and preparation instructions, as well as community workshops and in-service trainings.

Project on Death in America

The mission of the Project on Death in America is to understand and transform the culture and experience of dying and bereavement through initiatives in research, scholarship, the humanities, and the arts, and to foster innovations in the provision of care, public education, professional education, and public policy.

WebMD Health

Provides searchable information about illness and disease, the latest news, health and wellness info, and moderated bulletin boards to talk with others about your situation.