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

Rev. Dr. Paul Smith, African American Leadership Council Member

Learn more about planning your care Take action to improve care and expand end-of-life options

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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Latest News

Compassion & Choices Praises Governor Murphy for Prompt Decision to Sign Aid in Dying Bill  

“We are thrilled that Governor Murphy promptly promised to sign the Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act,” said Kim Callinan,…

Asamblea y Senado de Nueva Jersey Aprueba Medida “Ayuda para Morir”, Tras 7 Años de Debate  

Los residentes de New Jersey con enfermedades terminales o pocos días de vida y Compassion & Choices elogiaron a la…

NJ Assembly, Senate Pass Aid in Dying Bill After Nearly 7 Years of Debate  

New Jerseyans with terminal or life-shortening diseases and Compassion & Choices praised the state Assembly and Senate for passing the…

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End-of-Life Choice in
Your State 

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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