Virtual EventMedical Aid in Dying: It's Time OhioFriday, January 15 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm We thank the Rotary Club of Oberlin for hosting Lisa at this virtual event. She will discuss medical aid in dying for the terminally ill, how we are working toward our goal of passing this kind of law in Ohio, and the progress we have made the past three years. All are welcome … [Read more...] about Medical Aid in Dying: It’s Time Ohio-Speaking Event Jan 15th at 12 pm
All are welcome to join executive director Lisa Vigil Schattinger and others from our group in reading and discussing Caring for the Dying: The Doula Approach to a Meaningful Death by Henry Fersko-Weiss. "Caring for the Dying describes a whole new way to approach death and dying. It explores how the dying and their families can bring deep meaning and great comfort to … [Read more...] about The Next Virtual Book Club is January 14th at 4 pm.
Before Maine's Death with Dignity Act In June 2019, Maine journalist Cindy Williams shared her family's personal story. Her mother-in-law was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Ms. Williams shares their experience as her mother-in-law died without the option of Medical Aid in Dying. After Maine's Death with Dignity Act Just days ago, Erik Carlson of … [Read more...] about Before and After: The Stories of Two People and the Maine Death with Dignity Act
Living with Passion& Fighting for Options By Alex Keller-Biehl Leslie Keller-Biehl biking in Loveland, Ohio in July 2016. Update 12/5/20: A Video Message from Alex Living with Passion and Fighting for Options When I was 22 years old my Mom, Leslie Keller-Biehl, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She endured many treatments and surgeries to … [Read more...] about The Leslie Keller-Biehl Memorial Fund
As America is facing a period of grief and loss caused by Covid-19, I’m taking a moment to remember my stepfather Jack who died back in 2014. October 8 was his birthday. And as anyone who has lost a loved one knows, these special days give us a moment to pause and be thankful for the role they played in our lives. Recently I was able to remember the role Jack played … [Read more...] about Remembering Jack, The Influencer