Board Chair Responds: Ohio needs a Medical Aid in Dying law

George Will, a Washington Post columnist, is a conservative. But that is not in conflict with his belief that terminally ill people should be able to end their lives using prescription medications. Will made his position clear in two recent pieces published in The Plain Dealer

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Every day we hear stories from patients and families who want access to a Medical Aid-in-Dying law in Ohio. Some people are currently living with terminal illnesses. Others had loved ones who wanted this option, but they were denied the peaceful end they wanted. You can make a difference in our mission today with a donation that will be doubled.

Join Us on November 18 for Book Club!

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All are welcome to join executive director Lisa Vigil Schattinger and other supporters in reading and discussingĀ Present Through the End by Kirsten DeLeo. ā€œKirsten DeLeo has distilled timeless wisdom into a clear, accessible, and thoroughly helpful book. Rather than explain what to say or do, DeLeo shows us how to be with people who are […]

Oct 14. Book Club: Being Mortal with Guest Dr. Ed Benzel

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All are welcome to join our Book Club on October 14, 2021 at 4 pm. We will be discussing “Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande. We are pleased to welcome a special guest for this event, Dr. Ed Benzel. Dr. Benzel has participated in several end of life discussion groups over the years, including some with Lucy Kalanithi, wife of Paul Kalanithi, the late neurosurgeon who wrote “When Breath Becomes Air.”