The Shapiro Brothers

Jeremy and Eric Shapiro are brothers. Both live and work in and around Shaker Heights, Ohio, not far from where they were born and raised. One is a doctor that treats the body, and the other works to heal the mind. They share the belief that the terminally ill should have access to medical aid in dying, making them part of a nationwide movement to rethink end-of-life care and what it should include.

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 […]

AMA considers stance on medical aid-in-dying

California‚Äôs End of Life Option Act went into effect on June 9. An important step in the passage of this legislation came when the California Medical Association moved from an opposing to a neutral stance on the issue of medical aid-in-dying. The Oregon Medical Association has had a neutral stance on this issue for almost […]