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

John Radcliffe, Hawai‘i, helped pass and utilized its medical-aid-in-dying law in August 2020.

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

City of Hope End of Life Symposium: Patient Perspectives on Medical Aid in Dying Thursday, Nov. 5, 12:15 PT

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Latest News

KevinMD.com: Roger Kligler, MD – Medical aid in dying is not assisted suicide  

An excerpt from the KevinMD.com blog post, “Medical aid in dying is not assisted suicide,” by Roger Kligler, MD, published October…

Katie Couric Congratulates Compassion & Choices for Winning 2020 Sharecare Award in Caregiving/End-of-Life Category  

Longtime TV journalist Katie Couric congratulated Compassion & Choices today for winning the 2020 Sharecare Award in the Caregiving/End-of-Life category…

The Boston Globe: Letter: Everyone should have power to make end-of-life decisions  

An excerpt from the Boston Globe letter, “Everyone should have power to make end-of-life decisions,” by Compassion & Choices Massachusetts Campaign…

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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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