Palliative Care

Palliative care, once defined as end of life, now encompasses a much broader definition of helping patients manage symptoms to live their lives to the fullest. Our team of experts help guide patients and their families to discuss what matters most to them while developing individualized plans for symptom management and emotional care.

We carefully evaluate each individual to ensure they are getting the best possible care, support and help with necessary resources while maintaining their comfort and quality of life.

Palliative Care Resources

The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. It’s a resource for starting conversations about the care we want.

Amy P. Abernethy, MD: Palliative Care -- It's Time For A National Conversation

Palliative Care: YOU are a Bridge

Beyond the Data, presented by Dr. Angela Kalisiak
Lessons learned from a Care Support and System Innovation (CSSI) Program
Dr. Kalisiak speaks about NCS palliative care initiative at CareOregon conference

Cancer society urges earlier discussion of end-of-life care
Healthy patients need to plan ahead with doctors
By Lauran Neergaard, The Associated Press
February 8, 2011