Martinez Library: California End of Life Option Act

Martinez Library: California End of Life Option Act

Presentation:

Learn about the California End of Life Option Act

The presentation for Contra Costa County residents will cover the value of Advance Care Planning and related documents as well as highlight the End of Life Option Act, also known as Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD). The background, overview, and specifics of this law such as who is eligible, the process for obtaining the prescription from the patient’s physician, and ingestion guidelines will be outlined.

Presenter: Sue Gess, PharmD, Volunteer and member of the Advisory Board of  End of Life Choices California (EOLCCA), will introduce our organization and the services of personal support and education provided through a dedicated team of volunteers.

This event is Open to the Public with REGISTRATION   For questions: please contact, speaker@endoflifechoicesca.org

EOLCCA’s 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.

Presentations

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.

For more

Be sure to check our Resources page for Q/A, info on books, films, and organizations; sign up for our blog; see upcoming events; and so much more.  Request a speaker for your group or organization today.

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 Voluntarily 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.

Be sure to check our Resources page for Q/A; information on books, films, and organizations; sign up for our blog; see upcoming events in your area or on Zoom; and so much more.  To request a speaker for your group or organization, click here.