Given extended life expectancy in the US and the rising
numbers of older adults living with conditions that involve
inevitable descent into serious physical and cognitive
impairment, there are many voices calling for the right to
end one’s life with dignity and serenity. This program is organized by CMH Co-Convernors, Working Group on Trauma and Mental Health, Karen Hopenwasser, M.D. and Irit Felsen, Ph.D.