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Castro Valley Library: End of Life Option Act

January 11, 2024 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

 Castro Valley Library, Thursday, Jan 11, 11 AM. Open to the Public/Seniors

The January meeting of Savvy Seniors will explore California’s End of Life Option Act (2016), a law that is also referred to as Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD). This presentation will be provided by Adrian Byram, a volunteer with End of Life Choices California, and will explore the background, overview, and specifics of this law to cover who is eligible, the process for obtaining the prescription from your physician, and other relevant aspects.  Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED) will also be discussed, a legal option in all 50 states. Time will be available for Q & A.  
Questions Contact: Speaker@endoflifechoicesca.org

End of Life Choices CaliforniaEnd of Life Choices California’s mission is to provide Californians the information and support to successfully navigate their legal end-of-life options.  Relevant topics include Advance Care Planning; the California End of Life Option Act (EOLA); eligibility requirements for Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD); and Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED)–a legal option in all 50 states. Our volunteers are very knowledgeable about both hospice and palliative care and can explain the differences between the two services.

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Castro Valley Library
3600 Norbridge Ave
Castro Valley, CA 94546 United States
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