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
We are happy to share the following op-ed submission written by Board member Fran Johns who recently sent it to the San Francisco Chronicle. It has yet to be published, but it is well worth sharing with our readers now. EOLCCA is very supportive of these changes in...
For our fourth week in April honoring National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16), we will complete this series by discussing two additional topics that can be added to an Advance Directive as addendums. Both are important and worth discussing. So, let’s get...
Now that you have hopefully talked with your loved ones about getting an Advance Directive (AD) done, or are thinking about updating it, here is a little more information. By the way, it is recommended that people review their Advance Directive every five years or...
Client Volunteer Program
EOLCCA’s Client Volunteers serve as advocates for Californians who are seriously or terminally ill. Our volunteers can provide both information and personal support to people who are facing end of life planning and decision making.
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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!