Written by attorney Robert Michael Slutsky

Expanding the Right to Physician-Aided Dying

The Washington Post recently ran an article about efforts underway by some folks to expand Oregon’s physician-aided dying law to include those individuals who do not have terminal illnesses. In Oregon, pushing to give patients with degenerative diseases the right to die explains efforts to expand th

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Recently I have added language to my healthcare directives that provide people the option of choosing end of life care not only in “conventional” end of life situations but also when they are severely cognitively impaired. Given the ability, due to medical technology, of staying alive in an extremely diminished state, hopefully this will provide additional choice at end of life and better guide healthcare decision makers of your true wishes. For more information click on the link below.

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