Hello, my name is Alex.
I want to ask how cryopreservation works for patients who
do not live in the US.
I want to ask for my father, it is not an emergency but we have a Visa
and we currently reside in Israel, we do not have US citizenship or a green card,
but we do have a travel visa so we can enter the US and it won't expire in the next 10 years or so.
But the question is if we move to the US when he has not much time left to live,
will there be trouble with the hospital, for example the hospital will not let him
pass away in a US hospital or something similar.
And after his death, can there be problems with the fact that he is not a US citizen?
Again, we have a travel Visa but not a green card or US citizenship.
Can you tell me a bit from experience problems that non-US citizens might expect
when it comes to cryopreservation? (apart from usual problems which anyone can have)
Alex, there have been good and bad cryopreservations for patients living outside of the U.S. You may want to ask your cryonics provider what nearby hospices have worked well with them. Your best bet is probably for your father to deanimate at a hospice that has worked well with your cryonics provider in the past.
I encourage you to read up on cryopreservations from non-U.S. patients and make a list of the obstacles that they faced and start tackling how you want to handle those.