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Quality of Life & Supportive Care

A brain tumor diagnosis can have a significant impact on the quality of life of both patients and their care partners. Supportive care resources are available to help individuals with brain tumors and their caregivers manage physical symptoms, cope with emotional challenges, and improve their overall quality of life.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides education, research, and advocacy to improve the public’s health through nutrition and dietetics.

CaringInfo, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, provides free resources to educate and empower patients and caregivers to make informed decisions about serious illness and end-of-life care and services.

Get Palliative Care
Get Palliative Care, a website provided by the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), provides comprehensive information on palliative care and a provider directory for people living with a serious illness.

Hearing Loss Association of America
The Hearing Loss Association of America provides education, programs, and resources to support people with hearing loss.

Hospice Foundation of America
Hospice Foundation of America provides education to the public and health care professionals about death, dying, and grief.

National Aphasia Association
The National Aphasia Association provides access to research, education, rehabilitation, and therapeutic and advocacy services, to individuals with aphasia and their caregivers.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization provides a care provider directory to find palliative care, hospice, and bereavement professionals in the NHPCO database.

We Honor Veterans
We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), provides educational tools and resources on how to accompany and guide veterans through their life stories toward a more peaceful ending.

Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance
The Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance brings together the global palliative care community to improve well-being and reduce unnecessary suffering for those in need of palliative care.

American Counseling Association
American Counseling Association provides several directories to find professional counselors by groups served.

American Family Therapy Academy
American Family Therapy Academy provides a directory to find therapists by location.

GoodTherapy provides an online directory to therapists, psychologists, counselors, rehab and residential treatment centers, and and mental health resources.

Imerman Angels
Imerman Angels provides free personalized one-on-one support with mentor angels for cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers.

Twist Out Cancer
Twist Out Cancer provides psychosocial support to cancer survivors and their loved ones through creative arts programming.

Dougy Center
Dougy Center provides resources and support to children, teens, young adults, and families who are grieving.

empowerHER provides mentorship, programs, and activities for girls, boys, and non-binary youth who have experienced the loss of a parent.

Experience Camps
Experience Camps provide free camps to grieving children who have experienced the loss of a parent or sibling to build their coping resources, confidence, and resilience.

MISS Foundation
The MISS Foundation provides support services, one-on-one mentorship, retreats, and counseling resources for families experiencing the death of a child.

National Alliance for Children’s Grief
The National Alliance for Children’s Grief (NACG) provides support and education about the needs of children and teens who are grieving.

National Widowers’ Organization
The National Widowers’ Organization provides a virtual toolkit for men coping with the loss of a loved one and a place where men can meet others going through the same transition.

Speaking Grief
Speaking Grief provides education and resources to support grievers and those who support them.

TAPS provides peer support, comfort, and connection to grief resources for those grieving the death of a military or veteran loved one.

The Center for Prolonged Grief
The Center for Prolonged Grief through Columbia University’s School of Social Work provides education and resources to the public on complicated and prolonged grief.

The Compassionate Friends
The Compassionate Friends provides personal support, local chapters, and online communities for families experiencing the loss of a child.

Last updated April 3, 2023.
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