Continuum’s End of Life Resources Listing

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The Southwest Folklife Alliance has prepared a compendium of organizations, resources and services involved in end of life and advanced care. To be considered for inclusion in this listing, which will be updated, please write to:

National Resources

Advanced Directives and Living Wills — National Institutes of Health informational website

Aging With Dignity

Alzheimer’s Association –end-of-life care

American Academy of Grief Counseling

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine — Advanced care planning

American Association of Retired Persons – Grief and Loss

American Cancer Society

American Nurses Association—Cultural diversity in nursing practice

American Medical Association

Animal Love & Loss Network

Association for Death Education and Counseling

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement

Before I Die: Medical Care and Personal Choices (PBS series about dying in America, 1997)

Compassionate Friends (families and grief)

Conversations about End of Life, starting out

Cremation Association of North America

Cremation — Internet Cremation Society

Death and Dying Information Resources and Services — University of Minnesota

Death Cafes

Death Customs: diversity, culture and end of life

Dignity Memorial

Dougy Center (Grief and Children)

Dying in America – Institute of Medicine¬ing-In-America-Improving-Quality-and-Honoring-Individual-Preferences-Near-the-End-of-Life.aspx

Family Caregivers Alliance — End of Life Decisions

Five Wishes Online (advanced care directives and planning)

Funeral Director — Blog — Confessions of a Funeral Director

Funeral Industry Resources

Green Burials


Gundersen Health System — Recommended readings on advanced care planning¬es/news-media-and-research/recom¬mended-reading

Hospice Foundation of America

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

Last Acts, End-of-Life Initiative, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

My Grief Angels (directory)

National Alliance for Grieving Children: home

National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Service Organizations

National Hospice Organization

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization — EOL Resources

Organ Transplant – The Gift of a Lifetime Education

PBS On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying

PBS With Eyes Open

PBS Internet Resources on Grief, End of Life

PBS Being Mortal Documentary

Remembrance Photography

Society of Military Widows

Society of Professional Obituary Writers

TED Talk: Life that doesn’t end with death

TED Talk: Fascinating Funerals¬ditions-from-around-the-globe

Teens — Voicing My Choices

Talking about End of Life Decisions – Video on The Conversation Project

Transcultural Nursing Society resources

VA End of Life Services


Local Resources

Pima County End of Life Care Coalition

Pima Council on Aging

Community Foundation of Southern Arizona

Continuum Program of the Southwest Folklife Alliance

Alzheimer Association/Desert Southwest Chapter

Arizona Center On Aging

Business Services

Jacoby O’Brien

DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C.

Fleming & Curti, P.L.C.


Abbey Funeral Chapel — (520) 888-1111

Adair Avalon Funeral Home — (520) 742-7901

Adair Funeral Home Dodge Chapel — (520) 838-9357

Adair Carroon — (520) 281-2424

All Faiths Cemeteries — (520) 885-9173

Angel Valley Funeral Home — (520) 327-6341

Bring’s Broadway Chapel — (520) 296-7193

Bring’s Memorial Chapel — (520) 623-4718

Chofetz Chayim, Bais Chayim Jewish Cemetery — (520) 747-7780

Desert Rose Cremation & Burial — (520) 790-6388

Desert Sunset Funeral Home — (520) 297-9007

Dignity Memorial Online Pre-Planning Guide

East Lawn Palms Mortuary & Cemetery — (520) 886-5561

El Encanto — (520) 325-4973

Evergreen Mortuary & Cemetery — (520) 888-7470

Funeraia Del Angel — (520) 624-8685

Green Valley Mortuary & Cemetery — (520) 704-6233

Holy Hope Cemetery — (520) 888-0860

Heather Mortuary — (520) 322-6131

Hudgel-Swan Funeral Home — (520) 747-2525

Martinez Mortuary — (520) 547-3400

Marana Mortuary & Cemetery — (520) 682-9900

Southlawn Mortuary & Cemetery — (520) 295-8407

South Lawn/ Funeraria Del Angel — (520) 294-2603

Tucson Mortuary — (520) 622-7487

Vistoso Memorial Chapel — (520) 544-2285

Children and Grief

Arts in Medicine, Children and Grief — Beads of Courage

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern Arizona

Tu Nidito

Disability — Direct Center for Independence

Elder Alliance/Pima County — United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona

Elder Arts/Handmade by Handmaker

Elder Care Councils of Arizona

End of Life Education – Passages, Tani Bahti, RN, CT, CHPN

Hospice and Grief Support

Agape Hospice and Palative Care

Casa de la Luz


Grief Recovery Tucson, Hospice Chaplain — Mary Kay LaFevour

Harbor Light



Hospice Family Care

Pascua Yaqui community wellness, alternative medicine, mental health services — (520)883-5020 Ext. 6000 —

Tohono O’odham end of life services

TMC Hospice & Bereavement Support¬pice/Other_Services/Bereavement

Tucson JCC Spouse Bereavement Group

UMC support groups


Interfaith Community Services

Life Cycle Celebrant — Kristine Bentz, Sweet Grass Ceremonies

Mayor’s Senior Task Force

Our Family Services (including Center for Community Dialog, Elder Circles)

Pet Cemetery & Resources

Pet Loss Bereavement Group – Renee Terry, M.Ed., CHt, LPC — (520) 603-8319

Humane Society of Southern Arizona –

Pima County Information

Survivors of Suicide Tucson

UA Life and Work Connections

Wellness, alternative — Arizona Integrated Wellness Coalition

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