MarketWatch features our founder in national article

MarketWatch journalist Meera Jagannathan interviewed Lisa Vigil Schattinger for an article about the price of the medications prescribed for the terminally ill to hasten their death under death with dignity laws. Vigil Schattinger was honored to share Jack’s story alongside those of other loved ones who used Oregon and California’s laws. Jack was a retired […]

Breaking News! Maine Passes a Death with Dignity Law. How you can raise awareness.

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Maine’s legislature passed Death with Dignity legislation. Governor Mills just signed it making Maine the ninth jurisdiction to pass a Death with Dignity law. This means that 20% of Americans may obtain medical aid in dying. But terminally ill Ohioans do not have this option yet. Let’s use Maine’s experience to raise media and public […]

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 […]