Sonata Hospice provides the following useful links to resources for our patients, their families, health professionals and caregivers. We will be regularly updating and be adding more content. If you have a question that you do not find the answer for, feel free to contact us.

Accucare Cremation
Accucare Cremation is the number one cremation service in San Diego county with offices in Carlsbad, San Diego and Orange County. Sonata Hospice families are given a special price when they call (800) 323-1342 and ask for the "Hospice Price" You may also download all the forms online

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States.

International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care
IAHPC uses different programs and resources to achieve change and improve the lives of millions of patients diagnosed with far advanced diseases around the world, especially in developing countries in Africa, Eastern Europe, Asia and Latin America.
This organization provides information and support to patients and families facing life-threatening illnesses.  With an extensive archive of articles on topics related to end-of-life care, for caregivers, family members and patients, this site is an invaluable resource.

Administration on Aging
The mission of the Administration is to develop a comprehensive, coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services that helps elderly individuals maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities.

WebMD - Hospice Care
An excellent overview of the many facets of hospice, including articles on making the hospice decision, arranging and receiving care, as well as links to other resources.

Hospice Education Network
A comprehensive, innovative on-line service for hospice programs that offers staff orientation programs, annual in-services, volunteer training and specialized learning modules addressing the education needs of hospice programs of all sizes.

The Official US Government Site for People with Medicare
Everything you need to know about Medicare eligibility and benefits is here. Create an account for access to online tools to manage your Medicare coverage. Their Medicare-related caregiver resources are invaluable.