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

Dr. Omega Silva, Compassion & Choices advocate who was instrumental in our campaign to pass the D.C. Death with Dignity Act, died in April.

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

NEW! Webinar Series and COVID-19 Toolkit

Register for upcoming webinars, view recordings of past webinars and access our new COVID-19 (coronavirus) toolkit. We're here to help you make sense of your options and chart your end-of-life care during this difficult time.

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Latest News

Post and Courier Letter to the Editor: End of Life Options  

I have a written advance directive and have a friend who has agreed to hold my health care power of…

Patient-Directed Care Making Progress During Coronavirus!  

Providence, a healthcare provider that serves more than 50 hospitals and nearly 1,100 clinics in seven states (Alaska, California, Montana,…

Compassion & Choices and 12 National Organizations ask CMS to reverse waiver  

This morning, Compassion & Choices and 12 other national organizations delivered a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex…

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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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