William "Sunni" Ash's wife, K.C., used the Washington Death with Dignity Act to die peacefully following a terminal illness. Sunni donates to Death with Dignity in her honor.
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.
Elaine Fong shares her unique perspective on death as a design challenge, and design as a field that, like end-of-life care, requires “a combination of creativity and empathy.”
Last year Elaine Fong's mother used the Washington Death with Dignity Act. Elaine shared the experience of helping her mother fulfill her end-of-life wishes in a recent TEDx San Francisco presentation.
Measuring Success, Envisioning the Future: A Conversation with End of Life Washington’s Sally McLaughlin
We spoke with End of Life Washington Executive Director Sally McLaughlin about the organization’s recent accomplishments, long-term goals, and strategies to confront challenges in 2018.
The Washington State Department of Health has released the 2016 Death with Dignity Act Report: 248 residents obtained medications prescribed under the law.
The Washington Death with Dignity Act has become such a staple of the Evergreen State’s legislation and end-of-life options that the Washington State Department of Health issued no statements on the release of the 2015 annual…
In 2008, we worked with our local partners Compassion & Choices of Washington to pass Washington’s Death with Dignity Act through a ballot initiative. With over 58 percent of voters approving I-1000,…