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.
Anita Hannig at the City Club of Cleveland, June 2, 2023
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Statewide Volunteer Action Team Meetings
Register now for the Zoom link. If you are an Ohio resident who believes it’s time for our great state to have a Medical Aid
Join Us on November 18 for Book Club!
All are welcome to join executive director Lisa Vigil Schattinger and other supporters in reading and discussing Present Through the End by Kirsten DeLeo. “Kirsten DeLeo
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.”
The Next Virtual Book Club is September 2nd!
All are welcome to join executive director Lisa Vigil Schattinger and other supporters in reading and discussing The Art of Dying Well, A Practical Guide to a Good End of Life by Katy Butler.
Meet the Director! Let’s talk about “When My Time Comes” by Diane Rehm
Meet Joe Fab, the director/writer/producer of When My Time Comes. He’ll be joining us for a discussion of the documentary. Join us on Wednesday, May
Virtual Book Club is July 1. Join Us!
All are welcome to join executive director Lisa Vigil Schattinger and other supporters in reading and discussing The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett by Annie Lyons.