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.
The Ohio End of Life Options Political Fund allows us to hire a lobbyist.
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.
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.
Doctors who specialize in geriatric medicine say they’re seeing Kentuckians with advanced cancer and other serious illnesses travel out of state to end their lives on their own terms. It may mean going to Oregon, which as of [4/1/2022] will no longer require a person to establish residency to be eligible for medical aid in dying.