Compassion & Choices Home | Compassion & Choices

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

Hanna Olivas, storyteller, NV

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

Join Compassion & Choices at the End of Life Symposium at City of Hope, featuring a keynote address by our president and 'Finish Strong: Putting YOUR Priorities First at Life's End' author Barbara Coombs Lee!

Learn More: End of Life Symposium Learn More: 'Finish Strong'

Latest News

Compassion & Choices CEO Kim Callinan Nominated for Professional Women Excellence in Advocacy Award  

(Washington, DC – July 17, 2019) Compassion & Choices CEO Kim Callinan, MPP, PMP, has recently been nominated by the…

Group Says Suspension of CA Medical Aid-in-Dying Law Last Year Likely Caused Drop in Participation  

Compassion & Choices says the temporary suspension of the California End of Life Option Act last year — because of…

Bottom Line Inc.: “Plan for the Death You Want”  

Maria had lived a good life. The 81-year-old Californian raised a family, enjoyed a happy 50-year marriage and ran a…

More News

End-of-Life Choice in
Your State 

See what laws are in place, get resources, learn about our campaigns and how you can get involved.

 Placeholder

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."

Learn More

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."

Learn More
More Stories

Top