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Best ever on physician assisted dying (PAD)

| January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mother Jones magazine may not be the place you’d expect to go to learn about California’s new law on PAD,

Never Put Me in a Nursing Home

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends, I’ve not blogged for many months, and I apologize.  There were many reasons which I will spare you.

They Did It Right

| December 3, 2014 | 3 Comments

They Did It Right

How to do end-of-life right

Bride with Cancer Will Die on Her Own Terms

| October 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Bride with Cancer Will Die on Her Own Terms

Brittany Maynard, featured last week by CNN, and this week by Charlie Rose on CBS, has been told by her

Non-Violent Ways To End Life

| October 5, 2014 | 10 Comments

Non-Violent Ways To End Life

Hemlock. Self-Strangulation. Carbon monoxide. Cyanide. Plastic Bag with Sedative. These are just some of the non-violent ways

CHOOSING TO DIE AT 75

| September 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

CHOOSING TO DIE AT 75

A leading bioethicist chooses not to live past age 75.  Yet he refuses self-deliverance after 75. Both choices seem strange

Seeking Death While Not Terminally Ill

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seeking Death While Not Terminally Ill

More often than you would suppose, elderly people seek to die even though they are not terminally ill. Does the

Disabled Picket Old People!

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Disabled Picket Old People!

Here in Chicago, the World Federation of Right to Die Societies is in its second day of being picketed by members of

Overmedicating the Elderly

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Overmedicating the Elderly

A panel of geriatricians has deemed most of the medications studied to be “never appropriate” for advanced dementia (with palliative

Missing Conversations – Broken Medical System

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Missing Conversations – Broken Medical System

Some Doctors Don’t Get it and the Medical System is Broken. Here is a sample of both, from the NY

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