Design for the End of Life – Elaine Fong

We are so very grateful to Elaine Fong and her family for their support of End of Life Washington and were privileged, in turn, to support their mother to access Death with Dignity. Please note that the medical protocol she mentions has been amended so that a burning...

She helped her father die. Now she wants to help those who follow

by Sara Schilling, Tri-City Herald Phillip Estes lived a long, fulfilling life. A Harvard-trained physicist, his work took him around the country — ultimately to the Tri-Cities and the Hanford nuclear reservation. He and his wife, Judith, were happily married for 54...

Alzheimer’s patients deserve death with dignity

op-ed from The Seattle Times, November 17th, 2017 by Robert A. Free After moving my sister to a memory care home in Oregon following her Alzheimer’s diagnosis, I began exploring legal options of pursuing death with dignity if I am confronted with dementia. I don’t...

ANA Recognizes VSED Option

From our friends at End of Life Choices New York: “The American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Center for Ethics and Human Rights recently released a new position statement on Nutrition and Hydration at the End of Life. In this position statement and its...