Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

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Financial considerations
BC Cancer Agency: Low cost dental options for cancer patients
Specific to British Columbia, this resource outlines a few low cost and free dental care options for people who have dental... read more...
Canadian Employment Insurance Compassionate Care Benefits
Federal Benefit available to family members and care providers to provide care to a loved one at home who is nearing the... read more...
Financial information for cancer patients (British Columbia)
Includes British Columbia specific resources as well as some national financial resources and services read more...
Homeowner Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (Homeowner RRAP)
Homeowner Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (Homeowner RRAP) - is a national  program available for low-income... read more...
Nova Scotia - It's in Your Hands: Legal Information for Seniors and Their Families
Concise and informative guide addresses important topics including Guardianship, Wills, Funeral Planning, Power of Attorney,... read more...
Nova Scotia Necessary Documents Checklist
This is a document developed by the Nova Scotia palliative care program providing a checklist of important documents that... read more...
Resource Guide: Hospice Palliative Care in the Bow Valley
We recognize that many people in our rural Bow Valley Communities need information on hospice palliative care and how to... read more...
Settling the Estate
Important considerations when settling an estate following death. read more...
Too Little, Too Late: How we fail vulnerable Canadians as they die and what to do about it
For most Canadians, good palliative care is still not a given, despite its many proven benefits that add up to a longer,... read more...