The mission of the Death with Dignity National Center is to promote Death with Dignity laws based on the model Oregon Death with Dignity Act, both to provide an option for dying individuals and to stimulate nationwide improvements in end-of-life care.Learn more
Urge New York Legislators to Pass the Medical Aid in Dying ActSend the Letter
A physician-assisted dying bill is pending in the New York state legislature. Send this letter to your legislators with a simple message: Pass A10059/S7579 to expand end-of-life options for state residents.
Declare Your Support for Death with DignityTell Your Friends
Seven in ten Americans who support the end-of-life option allowing qualified terminally ill people to end their lives through physician-prescribed medications. Show your support for Death with Dignity in your community!
Tell California Senators to Pass SB 1002Send the Letter
The California Senate is considering a bill that would create a toll-free line, operated by the Department of Public Health, providing information about the End of Life Option Act. Urge your state Senator to pass SB 1002!
by Peg Sandeen, Executive Director * Three years ago today we watched Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin sign the Patient Choice and Control at the End of Life Act. With this signature, qualified terminally ill Vermont residents won the…
By Valerie Lovelace Val is the executive director of It’s My Death, our partner organization in Maine, which teaches “others how to be with dying, how to speak and listen…
In the week from May 16 to May 22, 2016: Life Matters Media interviewed our executive director Peg Sandeen. Read here → California continued to prepare for the implementation of the…