Our executive director, Lisa Vigil Schattinger, read a piece in the Cleveland Plain Dealer last week and knew immediately that she needed to respond. Her Letter to the Editor was published on Cleveland.com and in the digital/print edition on November 27, 2021. If you see articles like the one prompting this, please add your voice by responding to it. Please share this on … [Read more...] about Letter to the Editor by Executive Director
Medical Aid in Dying Ohio
VIDEO (4 min.): This short video combines Susan and Cliff's experience with information about medical aid in dying to help Ohioans understand the facts about this option. More videos are available at Ohio End of Life Options' YouTube Channel. This was made possible by the Leslie Keller-Biehl Memorial Fund which is dedicated to increasing awareness and providing … [Read more...] about Susan Moussi advocates for change in memory of her husband Cliff.
Originally published May 21, 2018. In order to advocate for Death with Dignity in Ohio, in April these sisters-in-law both shared their powerful stories about each of their parents' deaths. With their help, many more people are aware of Medical Aid in Dying and why it is an important option that is not yet available in Ohio. Amy says, "After witnessing a number of … [Read more...] about Meet Amy and Mary Foti, our local Ohio advocates.
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 decision that all in the family embraced, and the process took over a … [Read more...] about Muffy Kaesberg, Board Chair