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Compassion & Choices is the nation’s oldest, largest and most active nonprofit working to improve care and expand options for the end of life.


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/ January 23, 2018

California End of Life Option Act Advocate Wolf Breiman Dies

Wolf Breiman, whose cancer prompted him to publicly support legislation to give terminally ill Californians the option of medical aid in dying, died peacefully from pneumonia on December 31. He passed away in his home, while surrounded by his wife, Debbie Diamond, family and friends. He was 89. “He was such a trooper who never […]

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/ January 19, 2018

Group Warns New Health “Conscience and Religious Freedom Division” Threatens Patients End-of-Life Care

(Washington, D.C. – Jan. 19, 2018) Compassion & Choices today warned that the new “Conscience and Religious Freedom Division” in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights threatens patients’ legal rights to access all end-of life care options. The HHS “conscience protections” are designed to help healthcare providers “file […]

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/ January 19, 2018

C&C Announces Exciting Leadership Change

After many years of holding two titles at Compassion & Choices — president and chief executive officer — and guiding the organization through tremendous success and growth, Barbara Coombs Lee will hand off one of those roles and establish a new leadership model for C&C. The board of directors has appointed Kim Callinan, chief program […]

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