AARP Grief and Loss Programs - Offers a wide range of resources and information on grief and loss issues to adults who are bereaved and their families. www.aarp.org/griefandloss
American Cancer Society - Provides information and support for cancer patients, family, friends, and survivors. www.cancer.org
American Diabetes Association - Offers information on diabetes education, treatment, healthy living, community resources and support. www.diabetes.org
American Heart Association (AHA) National Center - The AHA is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular disease and stroke. www.americanheart.org
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Provides state by state directories of survivor support groups for families and friends of a suicide. www.afsp.org
Compassionate Friends - Offers mutual support, friendship and understanding to families following the death of a child at any age. www.compassionatefriends.org
Hospice of New Jersey - Hospice services embrace the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of both the patient and family through an organized interdisciplinary team of health care providers.
Make-A-Wish Foundation - This foundation grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. In New Jersey - www.wishnj.org National - www.wish.org.
Rainbows Inc. - Peer support groups for children and adults who are grieving a death, divorce, or other painful transition in their family. www.rainbows.org
St. Jude's Childrens Hospital - The mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is to find cures for children with catastrophic illnesses through research and treatment. www.stjude.org
Other Helpful Links - New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association - www.njsfda.org