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

Brittany Maynard and Dan Diaz
Remembering Brittany Five Years After Her Death

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Explore Compassion & Choices' new online tools to help you or a loved one navigate treatment and plan for care following a dementia diagnosis: The Dementia Values & Priorities Tool and the Dementia Decoder.

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Latest News

Federal Judge Rejects Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Constitutionality of Idaho Law Voiding Pregnant Women’s Living Wills  

(Boise, Idaho – Nov. 8, 2019) A federal court today rejected a motion by State of Idaho defendants to dismiss…

Grupo Defensor de Cuidados de Salud Honra a Fallecidos Defensores de Ley de Ayuda Médica Para Morir De California en 5o Aniversario de Muerte de Brittany Maynard  

En reconocimiento al Día de Muertos, Compassion & Choices honró hoy la memoria de los fallecidos defensores de la ley…

Healthcare Advocacy Group Honors Deceased Advocates of CA Medical Aid-in-Dying Law on 5th Anniversary of Brittany Maynard’s Death  

In recognition of  Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos), Compassion & Choices today honored the memory of deceased…

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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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