Live life
on your terms

Compassion & Choices improves care, expands options and empowers everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.

Live life
on your terms

Compassion & Choices improves care, expands options and empowers everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.

Learn more about planning your care Take action to improve care and expand end-of-life options

John Radcliffe, Hawai‘i, helped pass and utilized its medical-aid-in-dying law in August 2020.

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Latest News

Federal Appeals Court Agrees with California, Compassion & Choices that ‘Brain Death’ is ‘Death’  

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Thursday affirmed the lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit that sought…

The Daily News of Newburyport: Letter: Supports the End of Life Options Act  

An excerpt from The Daily News of Newburyport letter to the editor, “Supports the End of Life Options Act,” by West…

August 2020 News  

Note From the CEO A Series of Bittersweet Experiences. Read More Top News New Jersey’s Medical Aid-in-Dying Act Celebrates Year-One…

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End-of-Life Choice in
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Stories

Brittany Maynard  

Brittany's story went global in a matter of days in October 2014.

"Having this choice at the end of my life has become incredibly important. It has given me a sense of peace during a tumultuous time that otherwise would be dominated by fear, uncertainty and pain."

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Miguel Carrasquillo  

Miguel helped reshape the conversation about end-of-life options in the Latino community.

"I wanted to die the way I lived: with purpose and intention."

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