West Virginia Links


Health Care at WVU

Hospice Council of West Virginia

Human Gift Registry - Marshall University

Human Gift Registry - WV Osteopathic School

Human Gift Registry - West Virginia University

West Academy of Family Physicians

West Virginia Aging & Disability Resource Center

West Virginia Bureau for Public Health

West Virginia Caregivers

West Virginia Health Care Association

West Virginia Health Care Authority

West Virginia Health Care Decisions Act

West Virginia Health Information Network

West Virginia Hospital Association

West Virginia Medical Institute

West Virginia Palliative Care Delivery Systems

WVU Health Sciences Library

WV Seniors

WV Senior Care

WV Bureau of Senior Services


Links of Interest

Aging with Dignity

Alzheimer's Association - West Virginia Chapter

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

American Hospice Foundation

American Pain Society

Caring Connections (Information for Consumers)


Center to Advance Palliative Care

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Edmonton Palliative Care Program

Education for Physicians on End-of-Life Care

End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium

End-of-Life Physician Education Resource Center

Growth House

Hospice Foundation of America

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

Innovations in End-of-Life Care

Institute for Healthcare Improvement
(search: end of life)

Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Mayday Pain Project

MedlinePlus: Death and Dying

National Association for Home Care and Hospice

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care

Respecting Choices

The Conversation Project

Helen R. Nash Memorial Library

Helen R. Nash Memorial Library
Outstanding Palliative Care Resources Available for Borrowing

Through the generous contributions of the grateful family and friends of Helen R. Nash, and a grant from the Project on Death in America Social Work Leadership Project, the Center for Health Ethics and Law has established the Helen R. Nash Memorial Library. Prior to her death, Mrs. Nash had been seen by the Morgantown Regional Palliative Care Team.With the encouragement of the family, educational materials on Palliative Care have been purchased for use by health care professionals and the public in West Virginia. The Nash Memorial Library holdings include best-selling books on death and dying, the Bill Moyers' Public Broadcasting Series, “On Our Own Terms,” other video tapes on advance care planning and grieving, and brochures for the public on what they should know about pain and its treatment.Some of the books available for loan include:Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom, East of the Mountains by David Guterson, Dying Well:Peace and Possibilities at the End of Life by Ira Byock, and Handbook for Mortals:Guidance for People Facing Serious Illness by Lynn and Harrold.A complete list of the holdings is available from the Center for Health Ethics and Law (call the toll free number 877-209-8086) or by clicking on the Library holdings link.

Library Holdings

There is no charge for borrowing the end-of-life resources from the library. If you would like to borrow a resource from the Nash Library, please email Linda McMillen at Resources are on loan for a two week period unless a longer time is specifically requested and agreed upon.