Film and Video


What is Palliative Care? Watch on YouTube here.

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Grief & Aspects of the African American Experience. Watch on YouTube here.

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Plan Today; Trust Tomorrow: A Guide to Completing the NYS Health Care Proxy Form. Watch on YouTube here.

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A brief introduction to living wills in New York. Watch on YouTube here.

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A brief introduction to the non-hospital Do Not Resuscitate Order (DNR). Watch on YouTube here.

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This video addresses three common myths about palliative care, and discusses how palliative care can be of great benefit to anyone with a serious illness or injury. Watch on YouTube here.

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Learn about the New York State Family Health Care Decisions Act (Public Health Law, Article 29-CC). Watch on YouTube here.

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Hospice is a type of palliative care for individuals at the end of life (i.e., a life expectancy of 6 months or fewer), who are no longer receiving/seeking curative treatments. Hospice programs provide treatment to prevent or relieve pain and suffering, and improve a patient’s quality of life, both physically and emotionally. Hospice can take place at a center or at home. Watch on YouTube here.

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A brief overview of New York's Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment form. Watch on YouTube here.

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A discussion on practical steps to address COVID-19 medical concerns and how to effectively communicate and implement your wishes. Featuring EOLCNY Clinical Director, Dr. Judith Schwarz. Watch on YouTube here.

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Esta es una presentación acerca de cómo navegar en el sistema de salud actual, incluidos los cuidados paliativos y de hospicio, y la planificación anticipada de los cuidado médicos. Watch on YouTube here.

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A documentary on the battle to legalize medical aid in dying, and what it would mean to terminally-ill patients and their families. Featuring EOLCNY Clinical Director, Dr. Judith Schwarz. Watch on Vimeo here.

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A presentation and discussion with on the role of palliative care during COVID-19 and beyond, including the incorporation of telemedicine.
Watch on YouTube here.

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Voluntarily stopping eating and drinking is discussed as a peaceful, legal option to hasten death. The video includes an overview of EOLCNY's Dementia Directive. For more information on EOLCNY's counseling program, please visit our Counseling page.
Watch on YouTube here.

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Perspectives of a doctor, lawyer, legislator, person living with cancer, and person with disabilities. For more information on medical aid in dying in New York, please visit our Medical Aid in Dying Page.
Watch on YouTube here.

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Planning for a Better End of Life

A Guide to Navigating Today's Healthcare System

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This presentation discusses: health care proxies, living wills, and other advance directives (with a focus on NY); palliative care and how/when it can benefit you; how hospice care can improve quality of life; and telling your doctors about your end of life care wishes.

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We Are New Yorkers

Contact us for free assistance with advance care planning.

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This ad highlights: New Yorkers, make your wishes heard! For more information, or to contact our Clinical Director, please visit: https://endoflifechoicesny.org/counseling/


You Are Essential. This is Essential.

Contact us for free assistance with advance care planning.

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This ad highlights: You've got our back. Who's got yours?. For more information, or to contact our Clinical Director, please visit: https://endoflifechoicesny.org/counseling/


Who speaks for me if I can't?

Contact us for free assistance with advance care planning.

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This ad highlights: Plan who will speak for you if you can't. For more information, or to contact our Clinical Director, please visit: https://endoflifechoicesny.org/counseling/


Rosemary Bowen’s Fast

Uploaded to YouTube by End of Life Choices New York

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At age 94, Rosemary Bowen hastened her death by voluntarily stopping eating and drinking (VSED) in 2018.  


The Annual Barbara Swartz End of Life Choices Lecture

"Medical Aid in Dying - An Important Choice at the End of Life to Achieve a Peaceful Death"

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"Medical Aid in Dying - An Important Choice at the End of Life to Achieve a Peaceful Death" 


New York Bar Association

"Palliative Care, Hospice and Relevant Laws"

10/18/2019

Video: Palliative Care, Hospice and Relevant Laws New York Bar Association "Palliative Care, Hospice and Relevent Laws" video 


NBC: Left Field Video

"Trapped in a Dying Body and Barred From Choosing When"

nbcnews.com/leftfield/video 



Available on iTunes

Isn’t it Delicious


Available on Vimeo

The Life of Death by Marsha Onderstijn

Thank you, Marsha Onderstijn for sharing - for more, visit her website: marshaonderstijn.com 
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