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The New Age of Dying: 50 Years After Kubler-Ross - Chicago Community Event September 23, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CT Advocate IL Masonic Medical Ctr, Olson Auditorium, 836 W Wellington Ave, Chicago, IL 60657 In her book, On Death and Dying, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross revealed the widespread denial of death in America. Motivated by her groundbreaking work, we have seen the growth and acceptance of hospice and palliative care. While we benefit from living longer, we can also suffer longer, unprepared for the ethical and personal decisions required at the end of our lives. Loretta Downs will moderate this panel discussion on some of the critical issues in the contemporary end-of-life experience. In attendance will be: Loretta Downs, Kim Callinan, Rev. Myron Erickson and Professor Peter Steeves.

The 5th Annual NAACP Albuquerque Civil Rights & Diversity Conference External Event September 27, 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM MT Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown, 2600 Louisiana Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110 Co-sponsored by Compassion & Choices, the 5th Annual NAACP Albuquerque Civil Rights & Diversity Conference will feature national and local speakers addressing topics including immigration and human rights, equity, LGBTQ issues and health. Compassion & Choices National Director of Constituency Brandi Alexander will present on "Respecting and Honoring End-of-Life Decisions - A Conversation for All Ages" focused on Compassion & Choices' public education campaigns on end-of-life treatment options, including medical aid in dying.

Atlantic Antic Street Fair Community Event September 29, 2019 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM ET Atlantic Antic, 494 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217 Staff and supporters will talk to visitors about end-of-life care options for New Yorkers, and collect signatures in support of New York’s Medical Aid in Dying Act. For more information, please contact NY@compassionandchoices.org.

End-of-Life Options Presentation - Chicago Community Event September 29, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CT Third Unitarian Church, 301 N Mayfield Ave, Chicago, IL 60644 Ed Gogol will be a guest speaker for the weekly forum at the Third Unitarian Church on Sunday, September 29. He will give a short introduction to end-of-life options followed by a question and answer session.

Transforming End-of-Life Care Community Event October 6, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT All Souls Unitarian Church, 5805 E 56th St, Indianapolis, IN 46226 You’re invited to join the Compassion & Choices Indiana Action team Sunday, October 6, for a FREE presentation on end-of-life options and medical aid in dying in Indiana and across the nation. This presentation will be given by Action Team leader Bev Hmurovic and Action Team member Margo McAlear to the Mankind Project and is open to the public.

End-of-Life Options and “Finish Strong” the Book Presentation in Chicago Community Event October 6, 2019 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM CT IIT Chicago Kent School of Law, Ogilvie Auditorium, 565 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661 Former Nurse, Physician Assistant and Attorney, Barbara Coombs Lee, is coming to Chicago] to present on end-of-life options and talk about her book, "Finish Strong, Putting YOUR Priorities First at Life’s End." Join us on October 6, 2019, and learn how to take charge of your end-of-life care and avoid needless suffering.

End-of-Life Options and “Finish Strong” the Book Presentation in Normal Community Event October 7, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM CT Alumni Center of Illinois State University, 1101 N Main St, Normal, IL 61761 Former Nurse, Physician Assistant and Attorney, Barbara Coombs Lee, is coming to Normal to present on end-of-life options and talk about her book, "Finish Strong, Putting YOUR Priorities First at Life’s End." Join us on October 7, 2019, and learn how to take charge of your end-of-life care and avoid needless suffering.

How To Die In Oregon - Free Screening Community Event October 13, 2019 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universalist Congre., 745 Woodside Rd, Springfield, IL 62711 Please join us for a screening of the fascinating and award-winning documentary "How to Die in Oregon." The film follows several terminally ill Oregon residents who have accessed Oregon’s aid-in-dying law and with scenes from the successful 2008 campaign to pass an aid-in-dying law in Washington state. The film makes it overwhelmingly clear what our movement is about and why it is so important. A discussion will follow the screening.

Las Vegas Advocacy Training Training October 19, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Community Center, 101 N Pavilion Center Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89144 On Saturday, October 19, we’ll hold a training that will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to advocate for medical aid-in-dying legislation.

End-of-Life Options: Charting Your Journey Community Event October 19, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CT Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Rd, Madison, WI 53716 Join us for a free informational session on end-of-life options and learn how to make sure you and your loved ones’ wishes are honored. Amy Sherman, Regional Campaign Manager for Compassion & Choices will provide an overview of the end-of-life options movement and the latest developments in Wisconsin. Please come and learn more about how you can help advocate for those at the end of their journey.

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