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What happens to an older couple when one gets sick and the other tries to be the caregiver. AMOUR is an award winning French film showing the course of desperation and helplessness that leads to a startling climax.
Trolley to the Library !
The green line runs every 15-20 minutes on Sundays from 12th and Imperial, through Little Italy and Fashion Valley.From Santee it goes past Alvarado Medical Center, SDSU and Qualcomm Stadium. Click here timetables
News from the World Federation of Right-to-Die Societies Conference in Amsterdam
Faye Girsh, HSSD President and founder, was given the Marilyn Sequin Award 2016 at the June World Federation Conference in Amsterdam. Here she is holding the plaque which reads "In honor of her longstanding dedication to the Right to Die, in the World and in the USA."
Girsh chaired a session at the Conference for NuTech covering the use of Nitrogen, testing drugs bought on the internet, and the new oral formula for self-deliverance.
HSSD Board member Bill Simmons gave a paper on the use of the term "dignicide" in discussing peaceful self-deliverance.
HSSD member Mary Frumkin, with Bill Simmons, served as HSSD delegates to the Conference. Girsh was a delegate from ERGO in Derek Humphry's place.
Registering Advance Health Care Directive (AHCD) with CA Secretary of State
For a small fee, you can register your AHCD with the Secretary of State's Office to ensure that, wherever you may be, your health provider will have access to it. When you register, you have the option of providing a PDF (that an officially identified health provider can then download) or indicate its location.
Assisted Dying Global Report Card 2016 - Fact file by Neil Francis, Posted on Thursday 7th July 2016 on http://dyingforchoice.com/. Key finding: Approval amongst physicians seems to be consistently lower than amongst the public..
DIGNICIDE -- By William Simmons - Presentation at at the Euthanasia-2016 Conference World Federation of Right-to-Die Societies Amsterdam, May 12, 2016