All the News from Ohio End of Life Options

Keep up with all the news from Ohio End of Life Options on this page. Every story we’ve ever posted is here in reverse chronological order. To find posts on particular topics, choose a category from the column on the left of this page.


Ohio needs a Medical Aid in Dying law

George Will, a Washington Post columnist, is a conservative. But that is not in conflict with his belief that terminally ill people should be able to end their lives using prescription medications. Will made his position clear in two recent pieces published in The Plain Dealer

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How We Move Forward in 2021

Through all the events of 2020, we have found that more and more people have a newfound respect for issues surrounding death and end-of-life care. Learn more about our plans to inform more Ohioans about our issue in 2021 during our Virtual Town Hall on February 24th at 7:00 pm. To REGISTER for the meeting, please click “continue reading” below.

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The Leslie Keller-Biehl Memorial Fund

By Alex Keller-Biehl. My mom died of cancer this past April and it was my privilege to be her caregiver at the end of her life. Even with hospice care, her death was not the peaceful end that she wanted. In honor of her life, my family and I have started a fundraising drive and are matching your donations.

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Pamela Gredicak Hot Air Balloon
Pamela Gredicak (1965-2020): Control Over My Death

With great sadness, we share Pamela’s story again and endeavor to honor her memory in moving forward. Pamela met life head on, with an infectious smile and the goal of having the option of Medical Aid in Dying at the end of her life. We are humbled to be the recipients of donations in her memory.

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Virtual Event: Ohio End of Life Options Today

All are welcome to this virtual event hosted by the Chagrin Highlands Rotary Club. Lisa makes a return trip to the club to provide an update on how we continue the work toward a medical aid in dying law in Ohio in the midst of COVID-19. We hope to see you there!

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Your Donation Will Be Doubled!

Ohio End of Life Options is excited to announce our very first matching donation challenge!  An anonymous donor will match every donation received by the

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Before and After: The Stories of Two People and the Maine Death with Dignity Act

It will take 10 minutes to watch two videos about two people from Maine. Both had terminal diagnoses. One suffered in death and one had a peaceful death. One was before and one was after Maine passed its Death with Dignity Act. Take the 10 minutes to watch these videos now and you will have something powerful to share with people new to this issue and why we want to bring this option to Ohio.

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