Californians have improved end-of-life choices since 2016
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
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Talking with Your Doctor about Your End-of-Life Wishes
When we plan the least When expectant parents are planning for their newborns, it’s commonplace to seek out trusted medical offices that are aligned with their needs and values. Similarly, it’s a common practice to seek out multiple doctors’ advice when we get...
Comfort at Life’s End
When is being comfortable and pain-free not a good idea? Most of us would say never. As we humans approach life’s end, though, that question can get trickier. Or at least more complex. A recent court case stirred renewed discussion of end-of-life care,...
Apoyo y Ayuda al Final / Support and Help at the End
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Client Volunteer Program
EOLCCA Client Volunteers provide information, support, resources, and guidance on end-of-life options to anyone, including family members, seeking help navigating a serious or terminal illness. Our volunteers can also answer any questions specifically about medical aid in dying under California’s End of Life Option Act.
Request a Speaker
Our volunteers would love to speak to your group by visiting your organization or presenting via ZOOM.
- All legal end-of-life options
- The California End of Life Option Act
- Advance Care Planning
- Communicating your wishes with your doctor and family
- Case Studies
- We are also happy to tailor our presentation to cover specific information. Just ask!
We Can't Do This Without You.
Your support enables EOLCCA to publicize our services and provide educational and training programs throughout the state. Your gift also enables our volunteers to 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. Thank you!