Letter: Learn about end-of-life options – Quad City Times

Letter: Learn about end-of-life options
Quad City Times
There has been a flurry of letters to the editor surrounding the medical aid in dying conversation. It began with Quad-City Times columnist Barb Ickes article concerning the documentary “How to Die in Oregon.” It is a relevant issue in Iowa since Rep

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Letter: ‘The End of Life Options Act’ would empower patient options – Worcester Telegram

Letter: 'The End of Life Options Act' would empower patient options
Worcester Telegram
I am writing to express support in favor of the legislature passing “The End of Life Options Act,” which would provide our citizens who are terminally ill and mentally capable the option of a peaceful, humane death. As a medical student at UMass and

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Letter: End-of-life choices – Concord Monitor

Letter: End-of-life choices
Concord Monitor
As we honor the work of hospice and palliative care this month, talk with the people you rely on about your thoughts, expectations for care at end of life. Having those conversations before a crisis goes a long way to ensuring that the right choices

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Stanford ‘Letter Project’ Makes End-of-Life Wishes Clear in Many Languages – New America Media


New America Media

Stanford 'Letter Project' Makes End-of-Life Wishes Clear in Many Languages
New America Media
Given that, the importance of having an easily accessible written record of patient wishes is key to improving the quality of end-of-life care. Yet despite decades of public and physician education and outreach, most Americans still do not have advance

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Letter to the Editor: End-of-life discussions should happen before crisis – Loveland Reporter-Herald

Letter to the Editor: End-of-life discussions should happen before crisis
Loveland Reporter-Herald
This letter to the editor appeared in the Aug. 28, 2017, edition of the Reporter-Herald.

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Letter: End-of-life suicide laws send wrong ‘message’ – Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Letter: End-of-life suicide laws send wrong 'message'
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Circulators are currently passing around petitions to put end-of-life suicide on the ballot for the 2018 election. Before you sign the petition, consider South Dakota ranks seventh highest in suicide rate in the U.S. In addition, suicide is the second

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Letter: Get family in on end-of-life issues – The Columbus Dispatch

Letter: Get family in on end-of-life issues
The Columbus Dispatch
The most important thing a person can do in thinking about end-of-life issues is to talk with her family. In the state of Ohio, a family can overpower one's living will, so it's imperative that family members are informed and in agreement with the

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Letter: Encouraging news for those facing end-of-life issue – Arizona Daily Star

Letter: Encouraging news for those facing end-of-life issue
Arizona Daily Star
My wife and I have been volunteers with the TMC hospice program for several years and we want to highlight two organizations that contribute to the mission of providing comfort for patients and families dealing with end-of-life issues. Quilter's Market

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Letter: Chaffetz wrong to try to block DC’s end-of-life measure – Salt Lake Tribune

Letter: Chaffetz wrong to try to block DC's end-of-life measure
Salt Lake Tribune
End-of-life options for people who have been deemed by at least two physicians to be terminally ill is a "personal freedom issue." Shouldn't people in this situation have the right to choose to end their suffering, if they so choose? Sixty-seven

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Letter: End of life options are humane | Letters to the Editor | qctimes … – Quad City Times

Letter: End of life options are humane | Letters to the Editor | qctimes …
Quad City Times
On Wednesday, the “Iowa End of Life Option Act” was introduced into the Iowa Senate and House. It has several stipulations. The person must have a terminal …

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