Exploring Mom’s Folder of Wishes – For Healthcare Decisions Day

By Lisa Vigil Schattinger, MSN, RN December 8, 2016 and updated April 15, 2019. They say that it’s a good idea to introduce the topic of end-of-life wishes around the table at Thanksgiving. My mother and I didn’t wait until then. The day before Thanksgiving, we were in the small room that serves as her […]

A Thanks to Senate Minority Leader Yuko & Polling News

Board member, Ann Rowland and I took a trip to the Ohio Statehouse in January, the first month of the new 133rd General Assembly session. We wanted to thank Senate Minority Leader, Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) for co-sponsoring  SB 249, the Ohio Aid in Dying legislation that was introduced in the previous assembly. Since the […]

Muffy Kaesberg, Board Chair

Kathryn (Muffy) Kaesberg, our Chair of the Board, is a Cleveland native. Muffy came to the Ohio End of Life Options board after experiencing firsthand the prolonged death of a loved one. Her aunt, who had emphysema and congenital heart failure, chose to stop eating and drinking in order to die. It was not a […]

Press Release: Ohio End of Life Options Announces Two New Board Members

Ohio’s aid-in-dying advocacy group continues to grow and expand Cleveland,Ohio (PR MediaRelease) January 29, 2019 Ohio End of Life Options, the only active advocacy group for a medical aid-in-dying law in Ohio, announces the appointment of two new board members, along with this year’s incumbent board of directors. Newly ratified members are Ann Rowland of […]