A resident of East Millinocket, Maine, Rebecca VanWormer told us her story in August 2015. She died in January 2017 . * I’m 43 years old and I’m dying of cancer. My goal is to live as long as I can but when I get to the pointCONTINUE READING »
Holly's husband, Jack, suffered immeasurably with cancer prior to his death. She shared her story with us in 2016, hoping to one day see a death with dignity law pass in Maine. Holly continued treatment and cared for herself in the best way possible, living long enough toCONTINUE READING »
Skidompha Library’s 2015 Emil Landau Forum examined important end-of-life issues and options with a presentation titled, “How Do I Own My Own Death?” Executive Director Val Lovelace spoke to a group of over 80 attendees.