Palliative and Therapeutic Harmonization (PATH) is a process that creates time and space for frail, older people to make complex health care decisions.
Legacy Music Project with Sarah McInnis Share your story through song.
VEOLI Visualizing End of Life Issues ~ Capture your thoughts, wishes, and hopes in images and words.
Nova Scotia Hospice Palliative Care Association, (902) 893-5554 Ext. 2308.
Special Patient Program: EMS palliative care at home
Community Care: 1-800-225-7225
- Disability support: http://novascotia.ca/coms/disabilities/index.html
- Continuing care: https://novascotia.ca/dhw/ccs/
- Home care: https://novascotia.ca/dhw/ccs/home-care.asp
- Long term care: https://novascotia.ca/dhw/ccs/long-term-care.asp
Support for funeral costs from Community Services
Veterans benefits: http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/services/financial/funeral-burial
Pro bono wills at Dalhousie: Dalhousie Wills Project
Help for caregivers: www.CaregiversNS.org
The Sunshine Room is a space that offers complementary therapy to cancer patients and compassionate support for affected loved ones.
Six basic facts about the CPP Death Benefit
- The deceased had to have paid into CPP for at least 10 years since 1966
- The maximum one-time benefit is currently $2,500
- The CPP Death Benefit is taxable
- The CPP Death Benefit is not paid to the funeral home by the government; it is paid to the estate of the CPP contributor
- Application for the Death Benefit can only be made at the time of death, not prior
- Average wait time to receive the Death Benefit payment: 20 weeks or more