Dr. Donald Moore, End of Life Options Learning Series

Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 6:30pm via Zoom

The Physician Experience with End-of-Life Healthcare

California passed its End of Life Options Act in 2016. This law allows mentally capable, terminally ill adults the option to request and receive medication that they can choose to take to die peacefully in their sleep. Dr. Moore will give us a behind-the-scenes look at how assisted dying works in a state with the law.

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Advance Care Plan Series

Register Now: April is Healthcare Decisions Month
Advance Care Planning can often be overwhelming. We are here to help you get started. Join us for this three-part, interactive series where you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions, complete documents, and get a plan in place to share your wishes.

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Intown Club Speakers Series, Jan 23, 2023

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.

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Jack Has a Plan

October 7 and 9, 2022. Meet director Bradley Berman after watching Jack Has a Plan. Ohio End of Life Options is the Community Partner at the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival and at Mariemont Theatre in Cincinnati in October.

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Executive Director Invited to Speak at National Oncology Nursing Society Congress

In April, Lisa Vigil Schattinger and her mother, Janet Rowe spoke about Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill at the invitation of the Oncology Nursing Society at its annual convention in Anaheim, California. The room was packed for the two-hour session. One of the interviews Lisa gave after the meeting became one of the most popular posts for June on OngologyNursingNews.com.

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The Shapiro Brothers

Jeremy and Eric Shapiro are brothers. Both live and work in and around Shaker Heights, Ohio, not far from where they were born and raised. One is a doctor that treats the body, and the other works to heal the mind. They share the belief that the terminally ill should have access to medical aid in dying, making them part of a nationwide movement to rethink end-of-life care and what it should include.

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Oct 14. Book Club: Being Mortal with Guest Dr. Ed Benzel

All are welcome to join our Book Club on October 14, 2021 at 4 pm. We will be discussing “Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande. We are pleased to welcome a special guest for this event, Dr. Ed Benzel. Dr. Benzel has participated in several end of life discussion groups over the years, including some with Lucy Kalanithi, wife of Paul Kalanithi, the late neurosurgeon who wrote “When Breath Becomes Air.”

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