This story is reposted in it's entirety from Bloomberg Business Week, where it was originally published by journalist Esmé Deprez, daughter of Maine resident Ron Deprez, on January 27, 2021. An additional link is also provided to a similar republication from January 28, 2021, by NDTV. Our deepestCONTINUE READING »
Karen Wentworth, a resident of South Portland, Maine, shares her experience as a terminally ill patient qualifying for the Maine Death with Dignity Act on "Making the Call," a medical ethics podcast. Joined by Peg Sandeen, PhD, Executive Director of Death with Dignity National Center, they discuss withCONTINUE READING »
I don't know about you, but it feels to me like we are in a time warp. So much has changed recently. With Health Care Decisions Day (April 16) right around the corner and a pandemic in our faces, I am certain of only one thing now: Death.CONTINUE 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.