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

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Ilse G., Compassion & Choices Advocate

Compassion & Choices President, Barbara Coombs Lee, released her new book ‘Finish Strong: Putting YOUR Priorities First at Life’s End’ and is available to order NOW!

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Group Releases 3rd Video for Digital Ad Campaign to Pass NJ Aid-in-Dying Bill Soon  

Compassion & Choices today released its third video in a digital video ad campaign featuring passionate advocates of New Jersey’s…

Start Your Journey to Finish Strong  

Today is the culmination of my 5-year project to write a book to help people lead with their values and…

Survey Finds Support for Medical Aid in Dying Growing Among Doctors  

A new national Medscape survey released last month finds that 58 percent of 5,200 physicians across 29 specialties say that…

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End-of-Life Choice in
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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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