To honor November as both Hospice and Palliative Care Month and Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, we ran a blog series featuring staff members Maria Otero and Bob Drake, as well as Compassion & Choices storyteller Don Pilcher. Read more.
Our 2019-2020 annual report is out now, highlighting the organization’s progress and accomplishments in a time like no other. Read more.
In the Media
“Dear Abby,” syndicated in over 1,000 newspapers, referred readers to Compassion & Choices’ website and founder, President Emerita and Senior Advisor Barbara Coombs Lee’s recent book, Finish Strong: Putting Your Priorities First at Life’s End, in response to a reader’s question about end-of-life autonomy.
An article by Dr. Julianne Malveaux, “How Do You Want to Die,” about the importance of end-of-life planning in the black community also recommends Barbara Coombs Lee’s Finish Strong and appeared in several publications nationwide.
NBC’s Today website and People.com featured Compassion & Choices advocate Dan Diaz discussing the six years since his late wife, Brittany Maynard, used medical aid in dying to end her suffering from terminal brain cancer.