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

Bilingual Videos of Latina with Multiple Myeloma and Breast Cancer Urges Passage of Medical Aid-in-Dying Laws Nationwide  

A Latina Nevadan with incurable blood cancer, Hanna Olivas, has recorded bilingual videos for Compassion & Choices to urge state…

Videos Bilingües de Latina Con Mieloma Múltiple y Cáncer de Mama Pide a Legisladores Que Aprueben Leyes De Ayuda Médica Para Morir En Todo El País  

(Carson City, NV – 19 de abril de 2019) Una madre Latina con cáncer de sangre incurable, Hanna Olivas, grabó…

Join Barbara Coombs Lee on April 16, National Healthcare Decisions Day, to Discuss “Finish Strong”  

I’ve had a few months to regroup since publishing Finish Strong: Putting YOUR Values and Priorities First at Life’s End….

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End-of-Life Choice in
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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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