Ohio End of Life Options is excited to announce our very first matching donation challenge! An anonymous donor will match every donation received by the end of 2019, up to $10,000! From the generous donors who have made this commitment: “We are so impressed with the progress that Ohio End of Life Options has made this year. This gift and challenge are meant … [Read more...] about Your Donation Will Be Doubled!
Death with Dignity Movement
Cleveland.com posted a letter to the editor today submitted by our founder Lisa Vigil Schattinger. Show your support today by commenting on the article directly at Cleveland.com. Also today, Maine's Death with Dignity law went into effect. This is a great chance to contact your legislators to let them know that Ohioans also want this option. It will take you less than 2 … [Read more...] about Cleveland.com Letter: “Give terminally ill Ohioans Access to end-of-life options”
Our thanks to Sue Corfman for sharing her family's experience and adding to the voices across Ohio who are advocating for medical aid in dying for the terminally ill. Death with dignity Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com posted August 24, 2019 Here are some facts about dying with dignity laws. Only people with terminal illnesses (determined by two doctors) who are of sound mind … [Read more...] about Akron Letter to the Editor: Facts on physician assisted death
Ohio End of Life Options hosted an exhibit table for the second year in a row at the family physician's annual conference in Columbus last weekend. Dr. Diana Spade (see photo below) shared her experiences. She has been a volunteer to both patients and doctors who participated in Oregon's Death with Dignity Act while living in Oregon. She recently moved to Columbus, Ohio and … [Read more...] about Questions answered at the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians conference
The following videos tell the story of Brittany Maynard, a young woman who, faced with a terminal brain cancer diagnosis, chose to become an advocate for medical aid in dying. The first, from The Brittany Fund, tells her story in her own words and those of her family: https://youtu.be/yPfe3rCcUeQ The second, from Compassion & Choices and recorded shortly before her … [Read more...] about Brittany Maynard’s Story and Testimony