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Every other month (the third Sunday of odd numbered months) our meeting is a free, public event with a speaker or panel of speakers discussing topics related to end-of-life issues.

These events are free and open to the public.  We invite you to join us.  Bring your friends and relatives.  The audience questions are fascinating.

Click here to see Upcoming Hemlock Society of San Diego events.

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Cutting Edge Legal Efforts For A Peaceful Death

Nov. 2 - Kathryn Tucker, J.D. from the End of Life Liberty Project spoke on Cutting Edge Legal Efforts for a Peaceful Death. Check back later for the video.
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Legal Issues at End of Life

Sept. 8, 2019 – A doctor and nursing home director, an ombudsman and an attorney discuss legal issues that can prevent people from accomplishing their end of life wishes.
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Is Rational Suicide Ever Possible?

Is Rational Suicide Possible?

July 21, 2019 - Panelists presented and discussed the terminology used to describe hastened deaths and explained and discussed the criteria for Final Exit Network.
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Caregiver and patient

Home Care and Home Health Care

May 29, 2019 - in-home caregivers. What do they do, how much do they cost?
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Heart Failure and End-of-Life Choices

March 17, 2019. Heart failure is the #1 cause of death in America. 40-50% of all patients discharged from the hospital are readmitted within 30 days because of the recurrence of symptoms of congestive heart failure.
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End of Life Helpers: Death Doulas, Geriatric Care Managers & Patient Advocates

January 20, 2019 - Providing services to patients and families at the end of life is a growing industry. We hear from a death doula, a geriatric care manager and a patient advocate so you can better understand what they do, who they are, and where to find them
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Preparing for Dementia and Avoiding Medically Futile Care

November 18, 2018
Thad Pope discusses right to die options and limitations for persons suffering from Dementia. He emphasizes Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED).
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Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED)

Sept. 2018 - Dr "Bob" Uslander and his staff discuss case histories using Voluntary Stop Eating and Drinking (VSED) as an End of Life option. This medical procedure is described.
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Hospice and Palliative Care

July 15, 2019 - video not available. Three speakers certified in Hospice and Palliative Care explain the differences.
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Rally to Save the End-of-Life Option Act

May 20, 2018 - Rally to Save the End-of-Life Option Act - Following the Hemlock…

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How to Receive Medical Aid in Dying in California: A Step-by-Step Explanation

May 20, 2018 - Hemlock Society of San Diego Meeting Speakers: Dr. Bob Uslander, a…

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The Nitrogen Method as a Means of Self-deliverance

March 18, 2018 - video not available. Dr. Sally Hall from the Final Exit Network spoke about and demonstrated the nitrogen method for self-deliverance.
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