Questions answered at the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians conference
Ohio End of Life Options hosted an exhibit table for the second year in a row at the family physician’s annual conference in Columbus last weekend. Dr. Diana Spade (see photo below) shared her experiences. She has been a volunteer to both patients and doctors who participated in Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act while living […]
My journey in Ohio and what we can learn from those of New Jersey, Vermont & Colorado
I did not know it at the time, but I started a new journey a few years ago when my stepfather Jack was diagnosed with terminal cancer. The first steps on this path were alongside my mother and Jack from the time of his diagnosis until the day that our family surrounded him with love […]
Amy Kochert, CWRU Law Student Completing Health Law Policy Project
Amy Kochert is a second-year student at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. During the spring 2019 semester, she worked with Ohio End of Life Options to develop a white paper examining the procedural steps and conditions that led to the passage of medical aid in dying (MAID) legislation in the United States. The […]
Susan Smith recounts her husband, Joe’s use of Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act in 2005. (video)
WATCH: Susan Smith talks about her husband Joe’s peaceful death in 2005 using the Oregon Death with Dignity Act.