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Compassion & Choices

We're an organization dedicated to improving care, expanding options and empowering everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.

Compassion & Choices

We're an organization dedicated to improving care, expanding options and empowering everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.

C&C Celebrates Pride Month with SAGE Introducing the LGBTQ+ Leadership Council

Norma Vázquez de Houdek (L) with wife Mary Houdek at their home in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Compassion & Choices' legal team wins suit to drop residency restriction from Oregon's medical aid-in-dying law

Learn more about this win and residency restrictions.

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Fallo de la Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos Declara que el Aborto No Está Protegído por la Constitucion, Significandouna Tendencia que Restringe los Cuidados Dirigidos al Paciente, dice un Grupo  

El fallo oficial de la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos en Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization de que el derecho constitucional al a...

SCOTUS Ruling that Abortion is Not Constitutionally Protected Is Troubling Trend of Restricting Patient–Directed Care, Group Says  

The U.S. Supreme Court’s official ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, that a constitutional right to abortion no...

Compassion & Choices Announces Formation of LGBTQ+ Leadership Council  

Coinciding with this month’s Pride celebration, Compassion & Choices today announced the formation of an LGBTQ+ Leadership Counci...

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Elaine S. Saunders  

Elaine S. Saunders is the Chair of the Genevieve N. Johnson Senior Day Care Center Advisory Council, based in Washington, DC. As part of its goals, the Genevieve N. Johnson Senior Day Care Center has the ultimate objective to make a joyful, improved, and quality-driven life for all of its senior citizen clients.

“Protect your legacy. Get your affairs in order. Make a plan and share it with your loved ones–I have.”

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Roger Kligler, M.D.  

A long-time advocate for medical aid in dying, Roger Kligler is a retired physician in Falmouth, MA, living with prostate cancer.

“I want this option to be clearly authorized in Massachusetts in my lifetime—for me, for you, for everyone.”

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