Compassion & Choices kicked off the New Mexico Access Campaign to help people use and understand the state’s new law. Compassion & Choices Action Network hosted a virtual event for the End of Life Option Act’s fifth anniversary and is continuing to move forward a bill that will keep the law in place. Read more.
Minnesotan Carrie Framsted, driven by witnessing the intractable agony leading up to her wife’s death from cancer, speaks out about the experience to help expand end-of-life options in her state. Read more.
We honored our longstanding alliance with the LGBTQ+ community with events and activities throughout the month of June, and we will soon be launching the Compassion & Choices LGBTQ+ Leadership Council to fortify our efforts to address end-of-life healthcare disparities and barriers for all people. Read more.
“I have spent the bulk of my philanthropic career working to improve the lives of women, children and families,” says Chicago entrepreneur Gordon. “Now I want to dedicate significant time to improving the lives of people near or at the end of life. Read more.
Compassion & Choices executive volunteer Robert Pardi published the powerful book Chasing Life about his physician wife’s dedication to managing cancer and approaching death on her terms. The book includes testimonials from Kim Callinan and board member Csaba Mera.