End of Life Care

Martha's Vineyard

Anne Akerly
Anne Akerly
Phone: 508-221-7545
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Offering private duty caregiving in the home.   This listing is from a party interested in providing in-home care and is not an endorsement of the individual by FirstStop MV... See More

HopeHealth / HopeHospice
Stacie Madden
Phone: 800-642-2423
Fax: 508-957-0229
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Hope Hospice is here to provide trusted care and support. With over 30 years of experience caring for thousands of people coping with life-limiting illness — we’re here for you, wherever you are, whenever you need us... See More

Hospice of Martha's Vineyard
Dr. Thomas Hallahan
Phone: 508-693-0189
Fax: 508-693-7229
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Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard is dedicated to a singular mission: To offer free, quality hospice care and counseling services to all those facing serious illness and death... See More

Martha's Vineyard Mediation Program
Karen Dowd
Phone: 508-693-2999
Fax: 508-693-2199
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Martha’s Vineyard Mediation Program (MVMP) is a court-approved mediation program approved by the Commonwealth to handle cases referred by the District Court, Probate and Family Court, and the Superior Court on the Island... See More

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging
Rose Cogliano
Phone: 508-693-4509 x3
Fax: 508-693-7655
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The Oak Bluffs Council on Aging’s primary mission is to promote and provide programs and services that foster dignity, independence, and life long learning for elderly citizens... See More

Rabbi Yosef P. Glassman, MD
Yosef Glassman
Phone: 617-610-9416
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In home holistic MD geriatric consultation for geriatric patients and children of aging parents. See More

Threshold Choir
Cheryl Burns
Phone: 508-560-1875
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Our goal is to bring ease and comfort to those at the thresholds of living and dying. A calm and focused presence at the bedside, with gentle voices, simple songs, and sincere kindness, can be soothing and reassuring to clients, family, and caregivers alike... See More

Vineyard Medical Care
Lena Prisco, PhD
Phone: 508-693-4400
Fax: 508-693-2098
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Primary care with daily walk-in availability. We provide many primary services including diabetic foot care and take all major insurance plans... See More

Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod
Dianne Kolb
Phone: 800-631-3900
Fax: 508-771-3707
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At the VNA of Cape Cod, our goal is to provide comprehensive home health and hospice services that enable individuals – from newborns to the elderly – to receive care in the privacy and comfort of their own homes... See More

Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Phone: 508-696-6465
Fax: 508-696-8004
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Windemere is a skilled nursing facility located on the campus of Martha’s Vineyard Hospital... See More

Off Island

CaringInfo / National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Phone: 800-658-8898
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CaringInfo, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, provides free resources to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis... See More

Connelly Law Offices, Ltd.
RJ Connelly, III
Phone: 401-724-9044
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Connelly Law Offices, Ltd. is an elder law firm that specializes in estate planning and probate law, as well as a variety of fiduciary services... See More

Death Cafe
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At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Our objective is ‘to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives’... See More

HopeHealth
Stacie Madden
Phone: 800-642-2423
Fax: 508-957-0229
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HopeHealth has been enhancing the quality of life for people experiencing serious illness and loss for more than 35 years... See More

International End of Life Doula Association
Phone: 201-540-9049
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Birth doulas have been supporting women through childbirth since the 1980s. In 2003, Henry Fersko-Weiss, co-founder of INELDA, adapted the philosophy, tools, and approaches used by birth doulas to create a program with a new kind of doula, an end-of-life doula, to support and guide people through the dying process... See More

Massachusetts Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment
Phone: 617-753-8066
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MOLST is a standardized medical order form for use by clinicians caring for patients with serious advancing illnesses... See More

Medline Plus / End of Life Issues
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Planning for the end of life can be difficult. But by deciding what end-of-life care best suits your needs when you are healthy, you can help those close to you make the right choices when the time comes... See More

NIH / End of Life: Helping with Comfort and Care
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End of Life: Helping With Comfort and Care is a publication is based on research, such as that supported by the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, that hopes to make the unfamiliar territory of death slightly more comfortable for everyone involved... See More

Private Agency / Privatus Care Solutions
Bonnie Penfold
Phone: 508-534-1370
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Private Care Management company specializing in supporting lifestyle and personal preferences See More

Private Agency / Sostek
Phone: 888-476-7835

Since 1955, three generations of the Sostek family have successfully matched thousands of satisfied customers with experienced and compassionate caregivers... See More

Royal Falmouth Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Phone: 508-548-3800
Fax: 508) 548 - 6936
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Provides sub-acute care for a wide range of complex medical conditions, including cardiac, respiratory, and neurological diagnoses, 24-hour skilled nursing care along with enhanced short-term rehabilitation program, therapy programs tailored to meet the specific needs of each resident, physical and other occupational therapy programs complimented by speech and hearing services, nutritionally balanced meals and counseling See More

The Conversation Project
Harriet Warshaw
Phone: 617-301-4868
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The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care... See More