Join Lisa and the rest of our group in reading the latest book by #1 New York Times Bestselling author Jodi Picoult, The Book of Two Ways. “[A] delightfully escapist, high-concept novel . . . The Book of Two Ways nearly spills over in its earnestness and emotion. . . . This is a book of big, burning questions such as what defines a great life.”—BookTrib “Picoult’s fans … [Read more...] about The Next Virtual Book Club is December 3rd!
With great sadness, we share Pamela's story again and endeavor to honor her memory in moving forward. Pamela met life head-on, with an infectious smile and the goal of having the option of Medical Aid in Dying at the end of her life. Though she knew that our effort was more of a marathon than a sprint, I wish she had had the opportunity to testify before the Ohio legislature in … [Read more...] about Pamela Gredicak (1965-2020): Control Over My Death
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
Our founder and executive director, Lisa Vigil Schattinger, MSN, RN, was interviewed for an American Journal of Nursing article regarding the role of nurses in Medical Aid in Dying for the terminally ill. The article examines the impact of Medical Aid in Dying laws on the practice of nursing. In particular, it examines how nurses working in end-of-life care can and should be … [Read more...] about Founder Featured in Healthcare Journal