Hospice Resources

Volunteer Application

If you are interested in becoming an FHN Hospice volunteer, please download, fill out and return to:
FHN Hospice, 773 W Lincoln, Freeport, IL 61032

Patient and Family Guide to Hospice Care: FHN Hospice

Click here to open our Patient and Family Guide to Hospice Care.

Useful Websites

Begin the Conversation
Detailed explanation of end-of-life planning. Downloadable planning book available.

Caregiver Action Network
A virtual library of information and educational materials for family caregivers.

Caring Connections
Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, is a national consumer and community engagement initiative to improve care at the end of life.

Caring Info
Information on advance care planning, caregiving, pain management, financial planning, hospice, grief.

Center for Loss and Life Transition
Dr. Alan Wolfelt offers a variety of information and resources for dealing with grief and loss.

Hospice Foundation of America (HFA)
HFA is not-for-profit organization assisting those who cope either personally or professionally with terminal illness, death, and the process of grief.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
The largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. The section called Caring Connections provides valuable resources to caregivers, patients and professionals.

National Institute on Aging
Information on all aspects of aging and end-of-life.

Senior Resource Center – serving JoDaviess and Stephenson Counties
The Center provides a variety of services and information designed to keep seniors at home for as long as possible and able to live fulfilling lives.