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
Click here: Write to your Legislators Right Now. It’s time Ohio… I laid my wife to rest January 13. I watched the cancer eat at her from the inside. My children and I stood vigil with her for two weeks at Hospice of Medina County before her body realized it was time to let go. Watching someone you love with all your heart and soul wither away is NOT how they should be … [Read more...] about Jim O’Neil: In Addie’s Memory, It’s Time Ohio!
Terminally ill mom's challenge to daughter: Get Ohio to approve aid in dying law by Anne Saker, Cincinnati Enquirer Published 11:02 p.m. ET Sept. 22, 2019 | Updated 9:33 p.m. ET Sept. 29, 2019 Read More … [Read more...] about Cincinnati Enquirer/Cincinnati.com, Mom’s last wish to daughter – pass law
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”