End of Life Choices California
supports you and your family when
what really matters is having the power
to choose your own best outcome.
Californians have improved end-of-life choices since 2015
The End of Life Option Act is a California law that permits terminally ill adult patients with capacity to make medical decisions to be prescribed an aid-in-dying medication if certain conditions are met. Signed into law by Governor Brown in October 2015, the law went into effect on June 9, 2016. California was the fifth state to enact an aid-in-dying law. ABOUT THE LAW
News & Updates
I don’t mean that I saw the bright light at the end of the tunnel and came back to the big metal table. I’m not writing about my childhood dog, Brandy. I’m not referring to my first funeral. I mean the woman in her 70’s who took her last breath with me by her side....
We share this thoughtful blog by EOLCCA Board member Fran Johns, a prolific thinker and writer. While much has changed in the mere 11 days since she wrote this piece, we wanted to share her calming perspective as we go about the hard work of isolating ourselves...
Editor's note: We know that focusing on helping our families and supporting our communities in the effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is of the utmost importance. During this time, we will continue to share with you, dear readers, our blogs and other...
Client Advocate Volunteer Program
End of Life Choices California has developed Client Advocate Volunteers to serve as advocates for Californians who are seriously or terminally ill. These volunteers provide general and specific information along with personal support to people who are facing end of life planning and decision making.
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We would love to come to your organization and speak to your group:
- Senior care and retirement centers
- Colleges and universities
- Non-profits and service organizations
- Volunteer groups
- Houses of Worship and more
We Can't Do This Without You.
Your early contribution will immediately enable EOLCCA to widely publicize our services. We can then provide timely support to individuals from all walks of life who currently face a chronic or terminal diagnosis and seek to understand what end of life options are available to them.