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Provides clear, basic palliative care information
Developed to reach out directly to patients and their families who might benefit from the specialized medical care provided by our members.
Helpline: (847) 375-4712
www.caringinfo.org (Caring Connections):
Provides people with information and support when they are planning ahead, caring for a loved one, living with an illness or grieving a loss.
Helpline: (800) 658-8898
Multilingual helpline: (877) 658-8896
www.caringbridge.org: Free, personal, and personalized websites that connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to family and friends.
www.hospicefed.org (Hospice and Palliative Care Federation of Massachusetts)
Represents hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in Massachusetts.
About Dr. Zesiger
Dr. Zesiger is board certified in Internal Medicine and Palliative Care. He earned his medical degree from the University of Vermont in 1983 and completed residency at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass.
Cooley Dickinson Hospital • 30 Locust St. (Route 9), Northampton, Mass. • (413) 582-2000
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