University Village: End of Life Option Act

January 18, 3 PM.  Private presentation for residents of University Village Lynne Calkins, Founding Director of End of Life Choices California (EOLCCA), will provide the latest information on services provided […]

University Village: End of Life Option Act

January 18, 3 PM.  Private presentation for residents of University Village

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Lynne Calkins, Founding Director of End of Life Choices California (EOLCCA), will provide the latest information on services provided by our organization with the goal to help ensure Californians are able to receive the information and support they need to advocate for and experience the death they wish.  The main focus of this presentation will cover California’s End of Life Option Act (2016), a law that is also referred to 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 your physician, and ingestion guidelines will be outlined.  Time will be available for Q & A.
Questions Contact: Speaker@endoflifechoicesca.org
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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.

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

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.

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.