Imagine a dear friend, a family member, yourself–living life with a terminal illness, aware that its end stages can include significant loss of function and severe pain that may not be subdued by medication. What options might they, and you, want available?
Joining Peter to discuss medical aid in dying, as well as related legislation currently being debated in statehouses across the country, including on Beacon Hill, is Marie Manis. Marie is the Massachusetts campaign manager for Compassion & Choices, the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit committed to improving care and expanding options for the end of life.