Physician-assisted death (PAD) is legal in nine US states as well as in Washington DC. For many, the choice to “opt-out” before severe pain or confusion makes end-of-life unbearable is a humane and dignified way to go. Here are the ins and outs of how and where this is possible.
Pets run the risk of having no one to look after them should their owners fall ill or pass away unexpectedly. Avoid a sad situation by setting up a pet care directive as part of your ICE (in case of emergency) plan or will.