For people and their loved ones who are suffering from the life-limiting effects of advanced illness or advanced age, Capital Caring Health is a nonprofit offering hospice and palliative care, grief support and primary care at home. Call: 703-538-2066
CIAC is a collaborative effort of nonprofit and community organizations in Arlington County and surrounding areas. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those facing advanced illness and their caregivers.
The Patient Self-Determination Act (1990) requires healthcare institutions to tell patients and the people in their communities about their rights under Virginia law to make decisions about their medical care. These rights include the right to accept or refuse care and the right to make advance directives about their care. This page provides useful FAQs.
A complete approach to discussing and documenting your care and comfort choices. It's about connecting families, communicating with healthcare providers, and showing your community what it means to care for one another.