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The Delaware End of Life Options Act (HB 160) has been passed a key committee in the Delaware House of Representatives, and it’s awaiting a vote by the full house. We’re hopeful we can build support to pass the legislation this year.
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Heather Block of Lewes, Delaware, passed away this month at the age of 55. Block spent her career running elections and anti corruption programs abroad before she was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer five years ago. Her diagnosis led her to advocate for numerous issues in her home state of Delaware including medicare insurance reform […]Read More
This article originally appeared for the Delaware News Journal Sam was a 42-year-old patient of mine with ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis — also known as Lou Gehrig disease. He was relatively vibrant when he first came to me, but eventually became weaker and had to use a wheelchair to get around. He began having trouble […]Read More
Compassion & Choices and its Delaware supporters today met with Delaware legislators at the state Capitol today to urge them to authorize the end-of-life care option of medical aid in dying. Medical aid in dying gives mentally capable, terminally ill individuals with a prognosis of six months or less to live the option to request, […]Read More