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

Deborah Stern, supporter living with a terminal illness, Buffalo, NY

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

Explore Compassion & Choices' new online tools to help you or a loved one navigate treatment and plan for care following a dementia diagnosis: The Dementia Values & Priorities Tool and the Dementia Decoder.

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Latest News

Maryland Medical Aid-in-Dying Advocates Optimistic Legislature Will Pass End of Life Option Act  

Compassion & Choices Maryland and 150 of its volunteers urged state lawmakers to honor the deaths last year of three…

The views of those dying should drive discussion about medical aid to end lives: Opinion  

Delaware State Representative Paul Baumbach wrote an op-ed for Delaware Online about his support for medical aid-in-dying legislation. He said,…

Tribunal de California Da Duro Golpe a Demanda que Busca Anular Ley de Ayuda Médica Para Morir  

Compassion & Choices elogió el fallo de un tribunal de California el jueves en respuesta a su moción y a…

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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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