Excerpts from Former Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts' 2001 book, "Death without Denial, Grief Without Apology."
Specialists in end-of-life care and death/dying share their perspectives on the practical, emotional, and philosophical issues that characterize dying and grieving today.
A nurse, physicians, and a medical ethicist answer most frequently asked questions about the impact of COVID-19 on end-of-life care and advance directives.
Our work is made possible by generous donors across the country who share our commitment to ensuring all Americans have the right to decide how they die. For Max Roman and Kappy Wells, a personal connection to the death with dignity movement inspires them to support our work.
Former Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts reflects on her decades of leadership in the Death with Dignity movement catalyzed by her late husband, Frank.
An interview with right-to-die pioneer and Hemlock Society founder Derek Humphry.
Twenty-five years after Oregon voters passed the Oregon Death with Dignity Act—the first statute of its kind in the world—we are launching a series chronicling the campaign that led to its passage.
New Jersey's Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act continues providing residents with a terminal illness the option of assisted dying to relieve unbearable suffering at the end of life.
Every day, we hear from individuals who have lost a loved one to a terminal illness. Their personal stories inform their support of aid in dying and inspire us to continue working toward the day when all terminally ill Americans have the right to decide how they die.
My only child, Brittany Maynard, died at age twenty-nine of a brain tumor. When Britt was initially diagnosed here in California with glioblastoma, she knew her disease was not only going to be a challenge to treat, but…