Alberta Health Services ' Palliative Care Program provides support to clients and families/caregivers to prepare for and manage end-of-life and the dying process and to cope with loss and grief during the illness and bereavement. Care is focused on enhancing the quality of life of the individual and family.
Hospice Calgary Society embraces children, teens and adults coping with life-threatening illness, sudden or expected death. At Sage Centre and Rosedale Hospice, specialists provide individual counselling, group support, workshops and 24-hour end-of-life care.
Foothills Country Hospice The Foothills Country Hospice Society is a grassroots community sponsored organization dedicated to providing expert compassionate care to people who are terminally ill and to their families.
Edmonton Zone Palliative Care Program coordinates palliative care services in the Edmonton Zone health Region. This program sets the standards for the palliative care provided, ensures the transfer of people and information works well, provides palliative care education to the public and health care staff and supports research.
Pilgrims Hospice Society provides supportive and compassionate family centred care to enhance the quality and dignity of life for those diagnosed with a progressive, life-threatening illness as well as solace to those who are bereaved.
Red Deer Hospice is a home for the terminally ill and provides a quiet and caring environment for individuals who are at the end of life's journey, a home away from home. The hospice has 10 comfortably appointed individual rooms and includes family support areas, a dining area and a sanctuary.
Alberta Human Services offers information on personal directives – legal documents which allow you to name a decision maker and/or provide written instructions to be followed when, due to illness or injury, you no longer have the capacity to make decisions such as where you will live or the medical treatment you will receive.
The Alberta Funeral Services Regulatory Board offers information on the decisions one faces when planning for end of life.