The Generational Impact of ALS: The Importance of Advance Planning Written by: Laura Taxel Brandy Gleason’s mother, Nannette Livingston, passed away in 2019 at 56. The cause of death was ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The same disease took Brandy’s grandmother and great-grandfather. Often called Lou Gehrig’s Disease in memory of the famous New York Yankees […]
Join Anita Hannig and Lisa Vigil Schattinger at the City Club of Cleveland on Friday, June 2nd at the Friday Luncheon discussion of The Day I Die, The Untold Story of Assisted Dying in America.
Medical Aid in Dying: Should we have it in Ohio?
Lisa Vigil Schattinger, founder and executive director of Ohio End of Life Options will discuss her family’s experience with Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act. Ohio does not have a law like those in 9 states and Washington D.C. She will talk about why the growing group wants to join these states in passing such a law.
All are welcome to join executive director Lisa Vigil Schattinger and other supporters in reading and discussing Absolutely Delicious by Alison Jean Lester. After a life marbled with exploration, academia, and domesticity, the writer Valerie Lester retired to a residential hospice and set about enjoying the final act of her life. She died nine weeks […]
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 […]