Resources Patient Support Sites

Marie Curie's goal is giving the best possible end of life care to terminally ill patients. They do this through home care nursing as well as through a chain of hospices.

 

This site has information about Marie Curie's services as well as many articles relating to end of life issues.

 
 

PatientsLikeMe

PatientsLikeMe is a site dedicated to patients and how they are managing their symptoms, their medications and their level of functioning. The purpose is to allow the sharing of valuable information that can imporve the lives of patients with life changing diseases. They do this connecting the individually imputted results from patients all over the world.
 

The drawback to this site is that there are "communities" for a limited number of diseases. There is a possibility to suggest adding a comunity that includes diseases not listed.

 

 

TED

TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Its mission is spreading ideas.
 
This site has a vast collection of inspiring talks ranging from 3-18 minutes long and with subtitles available in many languages. You can do a search for a specific topic. Among the many truly inspiring Ted videos dealing with health is Janine Shepherd's talk called a "A broken body isn't a broken person".
 
 
 
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