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Faith plans for her future, living with early onset dementia VIEW
Faith Riverstone died recently, peacefully at home, under the care of hospice, as she wished. Faith courageously told her story and was willing to help others understand the plight of those suffering from dementia.
Portland man shares inside look into the world of an Exit Guide.
By Kaitlin Bolduc, KPTV, Portland, OR
Atlantic Monthly details the work of Final Exit Network in an indepth article about the Network and its unique role in the death with dignity movement.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. - Helen Keller
"Access to Democracy" an interview with Gary Wederspahn on MN public access TV.
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January 13, 2016
End of Life Washington, the right-to-die advocacy group concocts cheaper alternative to the outrageously expensive drug made by Valiant Pharmaceuticals. Once California's law was passed, the company coincidentally hiked its price for Seconal up to $3000 from an original $150.
Vanity Fair Confidential:
Angel of Death starts and ends with FEN stories, highlighting the movement since Jack Kevorkian was first interviewed by Ron Rosenbaum in Vanity Fair magazine in 1991.
The program airs on cable channel "Investigation Discovery." The air date for the program is set for Monday, March 21st, 9pm (check local listings)
Access to Democracy
Alan Miller with his guests FEN general counsel Robert Rivas and FEN board member Gary Wederspahn tackle the MN case head on and educate us about the complicated issues involved.
It's a challenge that must be won to protect the first amendment rights of the entire right to die movement in the US.
Published on Dec 20, 2015
Having Conversations About the End of Life
By Frank Kavanaugh
After many teasers and disappointments for doctors and patients, an important change is in the cards. Medicare will start compensating physicians for end-of-life dialogues with their patients effective Jan. 1, 2016.
Discusses Euthanasia of the Mentally Ill
The Economist has released a film about the tragic case of Emily, a 24-year old Belgian woman granted the right to a doctor’s help to end her own life because of her persistent, severe depression.