San Francisco Village

Zoom presentation on End-of-Life Options and California’s End-of-Life Option Act

Henry Balson, a volunteer with End of Life Choices California will provide a brief overview of the organization’s activities to raise awareness about choices we have at the end of life.  He will review the legal end-of-life options in California, including discontinuing or declining medical treatments, voluntarily stopping eating and drinking (VSED), and Medical Aid in Dying (MAID). The discussion will include information about who is eligible for MAID, recent changes to the law, the process to obtain a prescription for aid-in-dying medication, estimated costs, discussing your wishes with loved ones and medical providers.  There will be ample time for questions and discussion at the end of the presentation. 

Private presentation for members of San Francisco Village

Jackie Robinson Family YMCA Health Fair – San Diego 2

Be sure to visit our knowledgeable volunteers at the End of Life Choices California (EOLCCA) information booth at this health fair.  EOLCCA Founding Director Lynne Calkins will be on-hand also to help answer any questions you might have regarding advance care planning, the California End of Life Option Act, and end of life options. Learn more about the importance of making your advance care plans now.

Admission is a $10 gift card or cash. Click here for more information.

San Dieguito United Methodist Church hosts discussion about end of life options

 

Discussion Forum in the Chapel:

Guest Speaker, Lynne Calkins, CRNP and founding board member of End of Life Choices California, will provide information and resources about end of life options available to Californians. She will also discuss the California End of Life Option Act which authorizes medical aid in dying for qualifying terminally-ill individuals interested in the peaceful option it affords. Also she will address the value of advance care planning. Helping your loved ones understand your own values pertaining to your end-of-life wishes can be a wonderful gift to all those who love you.
Open to SDUMC Congregants.

The Elephant in the Room – End of Life Care Plan

Lynne H. Calkins End of Life Choices CaliforniaJoin End of Life Choices California for a gathering at the San Dieguito Tennis Club to enjoy wine, cheese and chatting about end-of-life options, the value of advance care planning and how to overcome the elephant in the room and get the conversation started with your loved ones. Helping your loved ones understand your own values pertaining to your end-of-life wishes can be a wonderful gift to all those who love you.

There will be a short presentation by Lynne Calkins, CRNP and founding board member of End of Life Choices California.

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