• Check with your Life insurance company
  • Understand your illness and the prognosis or outcome
  • Understand any other options to help you manage
  • Set out your will and appoint an executor
  • Designate a next-of-kin and let them know your plans 
  • Make funeral arrangements- cremation or burial
  • Let you spouse and/or children know your thoughts on MAID




Bill C-14

Province of BC MAiD Guidlines

BC Transplant

Dying with Dignity Canada

UBC Body Donation

Eye Bank of BC at VCH

VIHA MAiD Brochure

CPSBC Guidelines




Andree Hurl RPC, MPCC#3874

250 888 5001


Victoria Hospice

250 519 3040


MAiD Bereavement Support Group

Facilitation Oceanna Hall

Saanich Peninsula Hospital (Room 1656)

1st and 3rd Thursday of each month 3-4pm


Dr. Jay Children's Grief Centre


Kids Grief




Wehr, Janet. Peaceful Passages. Theosophical Publishing House. Wheaton, Illinois. 2015




Martin, Sandra. A Good Death. Harper Collins Publishers Ltd. Toronto. 2016




Frances Norwood. The Maintenance of Life. Preventing Social Death through

Euthanasia Talk and End-of-Life Care-Lessons from The Netherlands




Atul Gawande. Being Mortal. Medicine and what matters in the End.