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
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!