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We offer free presentations to community groups, churches, schools, professional organizations. Please contact us if you would like an expert on end of life options speak to your organization. Below is a list of some recently given presentations.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements:

Past Hemlock Presentations:

DateTopicLocationSpeakers
10/28/19Whose Life is it Anyway?San Diego State University OSHERBarry Price, Faye Girsh
10/7/19End of Life Option Act and DementiaUCSD Retirement Assn.Bill Simmons
9/13/19Think/talk/write, End of Life Option Act,, Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking and other options. Oasis: San Carlos LibraryBill Simmons
8/15/19Think/talk/write, End of Life Option Act,, Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking and other options. Oasis: GrossmontBill Simmons
8/11/19End of Life ChoicesSt. Paul's Episcopal ChurchBarry Price
7/25/19Should Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?La Jolla Sunrise RotaryFaye Girsh
7/3/19End of Life ChoicesBrandeis University Women, Rancho BernardoFaye Girsh
4/3/19Think, Talk and Write. Advance Directives and MoreOasisWilliam Simmons
3/27/19End of Life Option ActOasisWilliam Simmons
3/16/19End of Life Option ActFirst Unitarian Universalist of San DiegoFaye Girsh, Barry Price
2/21/19CA End of Life Option ActSociology Department, San Diego State UniversityMits Tomita, Bill Simmons
1/26/19Whose Life Is it Anyway: Your choices at the End of LifeUnitarian Universalist Church, Fullerton CAFaye Girsh
10/31/18CA End of Life Option ActSociology Department, San Diego State UniversityMits Tomita, Bill Simmons
8/14/18Plan Ahead: Choose the way you DieOSHER, UCSDBill Simmons
8/11/18Speaking of DyingSan Marcos LibraryCourtney Sniderman, RN
Barry Price, Ph.D
6/16/18
End of Life Planning and ChoicesMira Mesa LibraryDr. Mitsuo Tomita, Barry Price
5/25/18How We Die in AmericaUCSDFaye Girsh
4/28/18Good Life, Good Death, How to Live Right, How to Die RightSolana Beach LibraryDr. Mits Tomita,
Faye Girsh
4/20/18End of Life Option Act: Fact, Fiction, and FailureCalifornia Lawyers Association, Real Property Law Section. Hyatt Regency, San Francisco.Faye Girsh, William Simmons
3/14/18Speaking of DyingLa Jolla LibraryFaye Girsh, Mits Tomita
3/13/18End of Life ChoicesCasa de Manana Retirement CommunityFaye Girsh
2/15/18CA End of Life Option ActSociology Department, San Diego State UniversityMits Tomita, Bill Simmons
2/7/18Dementia and DeathSan Diego Coalition for End of Life CareFaye Girsh
12/8/17Dying in the Age of ChoiceNorth County Estate Planning CouncilFaye Girsh
11/5/17Holy Endings: End of Life Issues44th Annual Diocesan ConventionFaye Girsh
10/25/17Family Conversations and Advance DirectivesOasisBill Simmons
9/19/17California End of Life Option ActOasis,Grossmont Shopping CenterBill Simmons
9/16/17Dying in the Age of ChoiceSan Diego Independent ScholarsFaye Girsh
8/24/17End of Life Option ActKiwanis, Grantville-Allied GardensBob Duffield
8/16/17End of Life Option ActCurrent Events Class, Casa de Mañana Retirement CommunityFaye Girsh
8/11/17Dying in the Age of ChoiceDying in the Age of ChoiceFaye Girsh
8/1/17Dying in the Age of ChoiceEl Cajon Valley Lions ClubFaye Girsh
7/24/17Advance DirectivesEl Cajon Valley Lions Club
7/10/17End of Life Option Act panel discussionLa Jolla Riford LibraryFaye Girsh, William Simmons, Dr. Bob Uslander
6/23/17End of Life Option Act panel discussionSan Diego Professional Palliative Care ConferenceFaye Girsh
6/1/17End of Life Option ActUCSD undergrad class of Milton SaierMits Tomita
5/30/17End of Life Option ActLions Club, Mission ValleyMits Tomita
5/11/17End of Life Option ActCounty Bar Association, Estate & Probate & Elder Law CommitteeBill Simmons, Mits Tomita
3/22/17Dying in the Age of ChoiceTwelve Thirty ClubFaye Girsh
3/16/17Update on California End of Life LawsWhite SandsFaye Girsh
2/5/17Dying in the Age of ChoiceMen's Club of Temple Adat Shalom, PowayFaye Girsh
1/24/17Dying in the Age of ChoiceOsher Learning Institute, UCSDFaye Girsh
1/23/17CA End of Life Option ActLa Jolla Pen Women, La Jolla LibraryFaye Girsh
11/30/16CA End of Life Option ActOASIS San DiegoBill Simmons, Mits Tomita
11/17/16End of Life IssuesOASIS San DiegoBill Simmons, Mits Tomita
10/18/16CA End of Life Option ActSan Diego County Law LibraryBill Simmons, Faye Girsh
10/3/16CA End of Life Option ActSociology Department, San Diego State UniversityBob Duffield, Bill Simmons
10/3/16CA End of Life Option ActSan Diego City CollegeBob Duffield, Bill Simmons
9/17/16Canadian Death with Dignity LawFor administrators of Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly, hospices, and others. At Vibra Rehab Hospital.Derryck Smith (Dying with Dignity, Canada), William Simmons, Mits Tomita
9/17/16Canadian Death with Dignity LawSolana Beach Public LibraryDerryck Smith (Dying with Dignity, Canada)
9/15/16CA End of Life Option ActVibra Rehab HospitalFaye Girsh
9/2/16CA End of Life Option Act.La Mesa Sunrise Rotary ClubBob Duffield and Mits Tomita.
9/1/16CA End of Life Option ActSan Diego County Council on Aging General Meeting, at Vibra Rehab HospitalFaye Girsh
7/28/16CA End of Life Option Act.Uptown Rotary ClubBob Duffield
7/23/16CA End of Life Option Act.Carlsbad Village Theatre after movie "The Quality of Life," sponsored by the San Diego Coalition on End of Life CareFaye Girsh
7/22/16CA End of Life Option Act.La Jolla Golden Triangle RotaryFaye Girsh
7/13/16End of Life IssuesOASIS San DiegoBill Simmons
7/10/16CA End of Life Option Act.La Jolla Democratic ClubFaye Girsh
6/30/16CA End of Life Option Act.Vi Retirement CenterFaye Girsh
6/18/16Dying in the Age of ChoiceBiomedical Ethics Seminar, UCSD School of Medicine CampusFaye Girsh
6/15/16CA End of Life Option Act.OASIS San DiegoBill Simmons
6/3/16CA End of Life Option ActUCSDFaye Girsh
6/1/16CA End of Life Option ActLa Jolla Rotary ClubFaye Girsh
5/11/16CA End of Life Option ActWorld Federation of Riight to Die Societies ConfereceFaye Girsh
4/20/16CA End of Life Option ActUCSD Transplant CenterFaye Girsh, Mits Tomita
4/19/16CA End of Life Option ActDowntown Lions ClubFaye Girsh
2/16/16CA End of Life Option ActLa Jolla Rotary ClubFaye Girsh
2/11/16CA End of Life Option ActLa Jolla Country ClubFaye Girsh
2/10/16CA End of Life Option ActSociology Department, San Diego State UniversityBill Simmons, Mits Tomita, Bob Duffield.
2/3/16CA End of Life Option ActSan Diego City CollegeBill Simmons, Mits Tomita
2/3/16CA End of Life Option ActSan Diego Coalition for End of Life CareFaye Girsh
1/24/16Dying in the Age of ChoiceOsher Life-Long Learning Institute, UCSDFaye Girsh
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