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

Dr. Omega Silva, Compassion & Choices advocate who was instrumental in our campaign to pass the D.C. Death with Dignity Act, died in April.

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A message from our President & CEO

At Compassion & Choices, we remain committed to realizing racial justice at life’s end.

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Latest News

Compassion & Choices’ Kim Callinan Featured in Article on End-of-Life Options in The Age of COVID-19  

Compassion & Choices CEO Kim Callinan was featured in a recent article in the online publication Seattle Post Alley. Reporter…

Compassion & Choices Makes History: Collaborates With ‘Ventanillas de Salud’ During COVID-19 Crisis to Educate Immigrant Families About End-of-Life Care Options  

Lea este comunicado de prensa en español aquí Compassion & Choices today announced a historic collaboration with the Ventanillas de…

Compassion & Choices Hace Historia: Colabora con Ventanillas de Salud durante CRISIS del COVID-19 para Educar a Familias Inmigrantes sobre Opciones de Cuidados de Fin De Vida  

Compassion & Choices anunció hoy una colaboración histórica con Ventanillas de Salud, al lanzar una campaña educativa bilingüe during la…

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End-of-Life Choice in
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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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