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

Deborah Stern, supporter living with a terminal illness, Buffalo, NY

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
A Message from the CEO

Like many organizations across the country, COVID-19 is requiring Compassion & Choices to adjust our approach to advancing our mission.

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Latest News

Access Is Challenge With California End of Life Option Act, Not Abuse  

Since California’s End of Life Option Act took effect nearly four years ago, it has enabled hundreds of terminally ill…

Taunton Daily Gazette Letter: A good time to take action on end-of-life options  

An excerpt from the Taunton Gazette letter to the editor, “Letter: A good time to take action on end-of-life options,”…

Grupo Elogia a Líderes del Congreso por Ampliar Acceso a Servicios de Telesalud Durante Crisis del Coronavirus  

Compassion & Choices elogió a líderes del Congreso por haber incluido cinco disposiciones que dichos líderes, así como otros grupos…

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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.

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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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