Presentation on VSED (Voluntarily Stopping Eating & Drinking)

April 18, 2024 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Brooks Memorial Library Meeting Room

224 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301

Voluntarily Stopping Eating & Drinking as a Viable End of Life Option

On Thursday, April 18 from 4-5:30pm, Brattleboro Area Hospice will be showing a video of a 3-person panel presentation on VSED (voluntary stopping of eating and drinking) as an alternative choice for terminally ill, mentally competent patients to hasten the end of life, originally given at the Hemlock Society of San Diego in March of 2023. This event will take place at the Brooks Memorial Library Meeting Room, 224 Main St, Brattleboro VT.

Panel members featured in the video are:

-Kate Christie, Author of “The VSED Handbook

-Andrea Fenwick, death doula, from VSED Resources Northwest

-Dr. Donald J. Moore Jr., MD, hospice and palliative care physician in San Diego

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP by emailing or calling 802 257-0775 as space is limited.

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