Jackie Robinson Family YMCA Health Fair San Diego 6.5.24

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.

Jackie Robinson Family YMCA Health Fair 5.1.24

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.

Solana Beach Community Connections

Informed End-of-Life Choices

Lynne Calkins, CRNP, and Founding Member of End of Life Choices California (EOLCCA) will introduce EOLCCA and 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 (in effect since 2016), also referred to as Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD), will be covered.  The discussion will include who is eligible, recent changes to the law, and the patient’s required process and written request needed for obtaining the prescription from a physician. 

Solana Beach Community Connections Events and Programs June 18, 2024

The Terraces of Los Altos

Topic: In this compassionate and candid Zoom discussion, gerontologist Sally Duplantier and pharmacist Susan Gess, volunteer and member of the Advisory Council of End of Life Choices California, will share advanced care planning documents and end-of-life medical care options. This will include a review of the End of Life Option Act also known as Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD), which has been in effect in California since 2016.

We will also share planning resources available through the non-profit, End of Life Choices California (EOLCCA). You will walk away with a better understanding of options to help you and your loved ones manage your care, comfort, and wishes at end-of-life.

Virtual Presentation limited to Residents of the Terraces of Los Altos

Leisure World Senior Living Community at Seal Beach, CA

Peace Club presentation on: The Value of Advance Care Planning and an Overview of End-of-Life Options

Linda Rowe, volunteer with End of Life Choices California, will outline the value of Advance Care Planning, a process that enables individuals to make plans about their future health care choices and is applicable to adults at all stages of life.  

A review of the legal end-of-life options in California will include discontinuing or declining medical treatments, hospice and palliative care, and voluntarily stopping eating and drinking (VSED).  Additional detail will be provided about California’s End of Life Option Act in effect since 2016, a law that is also referred to as Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD) or Death with Dignity. There will be ample time for questions and discussion at the end of the presentation.

Private: Residents of Leisure World Senior Living Community