assisted suicide

Daughter Charged With Assisted Suicide Is Exonerated

Posted on 02/25/2014 by |Legal Grounds | Comments

Bulletin TodayIt’s difficult to know what to do for a loved one in the end stages of a terminal illness. Certainly, palliative care is often very effective, and it’s the preferred approach for almost everyone who is dying in pain. But for some, palliative care isn’t enough. Four states – Montana, Oregon, Vermont and Washington – allow a terminally ill patient to choose to end his life and ask for assistance in doing so. There’s no doubt that assisted suicide is …

How Ballot Measures Measured Up for 50+ Americans

Posted on 11/13/2012 by |Politics | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsWhile the presidential race and contests for seats in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives got the most attention on Nov. 6, voters in some states got the chance to decide on a number of referendum questions as well. Here are some of the key results on proposals affecting Americans 50 and older. The health care law. In four states — Alabama, Florida, Montana and Wyoming — ballot measures sought to block the Affordable Care Act‘s individual mandate, which requires …