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Vi at Palo Alto: Learn About How You Can Make Informed End of Life Decisions

Learn how you can make informed end of life decisions and about who qualifies for Medical Aid in Dying (MAID) under the California End of Life Option Act.

Vi at Palo Alto: Learn About How You Can Make Informed End of Life Decisions

Make Informed End of Life Decisions

Learn how you can make informed end of life decisions and about who qualifies for Medical Aid in Dying (MAID) under the California End of Life Option Act.

Adrian Byram, PhD,  Board Member of End of Life Choices California will present information on the legal end of life options in California, including discontinuing or declining medical treatments, hospice and palliative care, and voluntarily stopping eating and drinking (VSED). He will also talk about California’s End of Life Option Act, which is a law also referred to as Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD).  This discussion addresses eligibility, recent changes to the law, how to request MAID from your doctor, estimated costs, and ingestion guidelines.

This presentation is for residents and staff of Vi at Palo Alto, and unfortunately not open to the public.  For questions, contact us by email: Speaker@endoflifechoicesca.org

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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