End of Life Choices California
supports you and your family when
what really matters is having the power
to choose your own best outcome.
Californians have improved end-of-life choices since 2015
The End of Life Option Act is a California law that permits terminally ill adult patients with capacity to make medical decisions to be prescribed an aid-in-dying medication if certain conditions are met. Signed into law by Governor Brown in October 2015, the law went into effect on June 9, 2016. California was the fifth state to enact an aid-in-dying law. ABOUT THE LAW
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When is being comfortable and pain-free not a good idea? Most of us would say never. As we humans approach life’s end, though, that question can get trickier. Or at least more complex. A recent court case stirred renewed discussion of end-of-life care,...
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Client Volunteer Program
EOLCCA Client Volunteers provide information, support, resources, and guidance on end-of-life options to anyone, including family members, seeking help navigating a serious or terminal illness. Our volunteers can also answer any questions specifically about medical aid in dying under California’s End of Life Option Act.
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We would love to come to your organization and speak to your group:
- Senior care and retirement communities
- Medical Providers
- Non-profits,educational and service organizations
- Volunteer groups
- Houses of Worship and more
We Can't Do This Without You.
Your support enables EOLCCA to publicize our services and provide educational and training programs throughout the state. Your gift also enables our volunteers to provide timely support to individuals from all walks of life who currently face a chronic or terminal diagnosis and seek to understand what end of life options are available to them. Thank you!