Anchor Hospice and Palliative Care

End of Life Options Act: In-Service Virtual Presentation for Staff — Private meeting

Susan Gess, PharmD, a volunteer with and member of the Advisory Council for End of Life Choices California (EOLCCA), will introduce our organization and the free services of personal support and education provided through a dedicated team of volunteers.  Her presentation will highlight the End of Life Options Act (2016), also known as Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD).
The background, overview, and specifics of this law such as who is eligible, the process for obtaining the prescription from the patient’s physician, and ingestion guidelines will be outlined. 
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End of Life Choices CaliforniaEnd 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 (EOLA); 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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