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Forum and Concurrence:
Death with Dignity

DATE:Saturday, January 13, 2018
TIME:1:15 - 3:30 p.m.
PLACE:The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care
Hospice Education Building, 225 Como Park Blvd.
Cheektowaga, NY 14227
Panelists:Dr. Mary T. Williams, nationally and internationally recognized speaker; Corinne Carey, Esq., New York campaign director, Compassion & Choices; Dr. Robert A. Milch, recognized leader in palliative care; and Todd Vaarwerk, director of advocacy and public policy, Western New York Independent Living
Moderators:Ramona Gallagher and Ann Converso

There is no current provision in New York State law for medical assistance in dying, and no provisions against abuse of the dying or for protecting medical personnel. The panel will help us gain understanding of the issue's pros and cons. League members will discuss and vote on concurrence for a LWV New York State position to be used in deciding whether or not to support particular legislation now and in the future following the presentation.

RSVP:Register by calling 986-4898 or online here

This program is free and open to the public. All are welcome!

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