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

Brittany Maynard and Dan Diaz
Remembering Brittany Five Years After Her Death

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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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Compassion & Choices Urges Legislature to Advance End of Life Options Act  

“Compassion & Choices is disappointed by a Massachusetts judge’s recent ruling to dismiss a lawsuit, Kligler v. Healey, asserting that both…

Plaintiffs to Appeal Dismissal of Suit Asserting Mass. Constitution and State Law Allow Medical Aid in Dying  

Compassion & Choices will appeal a Massachusetts court’s dismissal of all but one count in a lawsuit asserting the state…

Demandantes Apelarán Desestimación de Demanda al Afirmar que la Constitución de Massachusetts y su Ley Estatal Permiten la Ayuda Médica para Morir  

Compassion & Choices apelará la desestimación de un tribunal de Massachusetts de todos menos uno de los cargos en 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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