OPINION This piece expresses the view of its author(s), separate from those of this publication. Ann Schuur Opinion contributorPublished 10 p.m. ET April 20, 2022 My father took his life in November 2019. He was 83, of sound mind and terminally ill with Stage 4 cancer complicated by COPD. He’d been treated for melanoma a decade earlier and knew what that entailed. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Give terminally ill more options by passing a medical aid in dying law
The last Action Team Huddle was held on April 7, 2022. We have been designing our volunteer action plan to raise awareness, educate and advocate for Medical Aid in Dying legislation in Ohio. Get in on the grassroots and help build a future of compassionate end-of-life options. Become a volunteer today! Volunteer Interests and Availability … [Read more...] about Statewide Volunteer Action Team Meetings
Our executive director, Lisa Vigil Schattinger, read a piece in the Cleveland Plain Dealer last week and knew immediately that she needed to respond. Her Letter to the Editor was published on Cleveland.com and in the digital/print edition on November 27, 2021. If you see articles like the one prompting this, please add your voice by responding to it. Please share this on … [Read more...] about Letter to the Editor by Executive Director
VIDEO (4 min.): This short video combines Vikki's experience with her mother, Betty, with information about medical aid in dying to help Ohioans understand the facts about this option. Polling shows that an overwhelming number of Ohioans, across all demographics, want an aid in dying option. Vikki's story helps explain why. More videos are available at Ohio End of Life … [Read more...] about Mother’s deathbed request becomes daughter Vikki’s mission.
VIDEO (4 min.): This short video combines Susan and Cliff's experience with information about medical aid in dying to help Ohioans understand the facts about this option. More videos are available at Ohio End of Life Options' YouTube Channel. This was made possible by the Leslie Keller-Biehl Memorial Fund which is dedicated to increasing awareness and providing … [Read more...] about Susan Moussi advocates for change in memory of her husband Cliff.