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Marin Villages at San Rafael

California's Medical Aid in Dying Act is not well-known.

Marin Villages at San Rafael

Guest speaker Susan Gess will lead a discussion about options for those facing the end of their lives and will highlight two end-of-life topics: Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD) and Voluntarily Stopping Eating & Drinking (VSED), including their legal context, eligibility requirements, and current practices. She now serves on the Advisory Council for End-of-Life Choices California and volunteers her time to support families throughout their exploration of choices at the end of their lives.  (Event open to members of Marin Villages only.)

Our Mission

End 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 (ELOA)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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