Boulder Author Shares Her Story of Helping Her Husband to Die with Dignity

Colorado voters have passed a number of statewide measures that remain taboo in other parts of the country. Perhaps the obvious example is the legalization of recreational marijuana. But Colorado is one of only three states nationwide to have authorized Medical Aid in Dying via ballot measures.

Six other states and the District of Columbia have legalized it through legislation. But what is the process like for families of those who want to end their lives before a natural death?

Joanne Kelly is the author of Walking Him Home: Helping My Husband Die with Dignity. The book debuted earlier this week and she’ll be speaking at the Boulder Bookstore this evening at 6:30 and at the Westminster location of Tattered Cover on August 18th. She spoke with News Director Shannon Young on the Morning Magazine.


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