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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

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Alternate Endings

Alternate Endings

ALTERNATE ENDINGS released in August 2019 is a touching HBO film that depicts new and innovative ways to end or memorialize one’s life.  My husband and I watched it last night and it is a worthy watch. It is tender and informative and we enjoyed it.   The film opens with coverage of the National...

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Last Flight Home

Last Flight Home

“It was like light from a lighthouse,” says David Timoner of the call he got from End of Life Choices California (EOLCCA) when he and his family were facing the toughest time of their lives. “The wisdom we got from those final days we will carry with us...

Talking to your Doctor about MAID

Talking to your Doctor about MAID

When your plans include California’s End of Life Option Act   Medical aid in dying is a legal end-of-life option in 11 US states and jurisdictions, including California. Aid in dying has been available to Californians since 2016 via the California End of Life...

The Day I Die: The untold story of assisted dying in America

The Day I Die: The untold story of assisted dying in America

Anita Hannig’s The Day I Die: The untold story of assisted dying in America has taken a well-deserved place as the definitive book on medical aid in dying. Want information on how it works? On the history of the assisted dying movement? On the future of legal death...

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