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 in Oregon. She recently moved to Columbus, Ohio and … [Read more...] about Questions answered at the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians conference
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Ann Rowland is an outspoken advocate for death with dignity legislation in Ohio. Her personal experiences with terminally ill relatives and a desire to make an impact brought her to Ohio End of Life Options. She has served on our board of directors since December 2018. Ann is a retired Assistant U.S. Attorney and so has a unique perspective and interest in the legislative … [Read more...] about The Plain Dealer Publishes Opinion Piece by Ann Rowland
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 when he died peacefully at home. Without Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act, he would not have … [Read more...] about My journey in Ohio and what we can learn from those of New Jersey, Vermont & Colorado
Ohio’s aid-in-dying advocacy group continues to grow and expand Cleveland,Ohio (PR MediaRelease) January 29, 2019 Ohio End of Life Options, the only active advocacy group for a medical aid-in-dying law in Ohio, announces the appointment of two new board members, along with this year’s incumbent board of directors. Newly ratified members are Ann Rowland of Cleveland Heights … [Read more...] about Press Release: Ohio End of Life Options Announces Two New Board Members
My hobby is the sport of curling. My husband and I joined a group of volunteers to teach people how to curl last night. I was working with a group of 6 out of the 18 people who came to learn. They were great and we got them on the ice and curling a short game by the end of the evening. After curling we always "stack the brooms." That means that the winning team buys the … [Read more...] about Curling and Connections: What are the chances?