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Vi at Palo Alto: End of Life Options and California’s End of Life Option Act

May 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

May 9, 2004, 3:15 PM  This in-person presentation is for residents and staff of Vi at Palo Alto, and not open to the public.

Adrian Byram, PhD, Advisory Board Member and Volunteer for End of Life Choices California will present information on the legal end of life options in California such as discontinuing or declining medical treatments, hospice and palliative care, and voluntarily stopping eating and drinking (VSED. California’s End of Life Option Act (2016) will also be covered, which is a law also referred to as Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD).  This discussion will include who is eligible, recent changes to the law, the patient’s required process and written request needed for obtaining the prescription from a physician, the estimated costs, and ingestion guidelines.

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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Vi at Palo Alto
620 Sand Hill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304 United States
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