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Ilse G., Compassion & Choices Advocate

Compassion & Choices President, Barbara Coombs Lee, will release her new book ‘Finish Strong: Putting YOUR Priorities First at Life’s End’ on January 8th. Learn more about the book and read the preface today!

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End-of-Life Care Advocacy Group Hosted Day of the Dead Celebration  

To recognize Day of the Dead, Compassion & Choices, along with community members, honored the memory of loved ones who…

Compassion & Choices featured in Denver magazine  

The Denver lifestyle magazine 5280 set out this month to further the conversation about dying in Colorado. While the authors…

‘Finish Strong’ To Activate Advance Directive Law’s First Provision  

From 1991 to 1993 I served as staff to the Senate Health Care and Bioethics Committee of the Oregon legislature….

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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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