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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

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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

Oregon Legislature Sends Bill Reducing Barriers to Access Death with Dignity Act to Governor Brown’s Desk  

The Oregon House of Representatives today passed Senate Bill 579 by a vote of 35 – 22, amending the Death…

Celebrating an Inclusive Movement for End-of-Life Options  

June is an important month for the LGBTQ community, not just to celebrate all of the strides we’ve made in…

New York Legislature Urged to Pass Medical Aid in Dying Act After 2nd Northeast State Authorizes End-of-Life Care Option in Last Two Months  

(Albany – June 13, 2019) Compassion & Choices today urged New York lawmakers to pass medical aid-in-dying legislation after the…

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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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