Advance Care Planning and the Role of Hospice

“The peace of mind that results from that rich conversation improves the mental and social well-being of patients and reassures them that their family won’t experience the suffering of not knowing what they would have wanted if they became unable to participate...

COVID-19 and MAID

This KQED (San Francisco) story by April Dembosky offers a wealth of accurate information for anyone thinking about using the California End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) to access MedicalA id In Dying (MAID).  The story is a concise discussion for those terminally-ill...

Barriers Persist in California and Elsewhere

The barriers to using medical aid in dying remain so high that in one state, pharmacists are fighting back and helping terminally-ill individuals find physicians willing to help.  We know this because of a recent Kaiser Health News story by JoNel Aleccia. Aleccia is...

We are growing up

End of Life Choices California is growing up. We launched  in February 2019 as  just the spark of an idea.  An idea full of purpose, caring, enthusiasm and commitment.  The four of us came together to create a new nonprofit dedicated to providing accurate information...