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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.

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Rev. Dr. Paul Smith, African American Leadership Council Member

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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Guest Commentary | Give loved ones the gift of clarity, closure  

Compassion & Choices CEO Kim Callinan writes in an opinion piece for the Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette, “As baby boomers age, more…

Humbled by “Finish Strong” Author’s Interview for Bevival  

Devorah Medwin is a truly gifted interviewer. I felt honored to share practical insights and deep reflections with her. I…

Opinion: Catholic doctrine should not dictate Californians’ end-of-life care  

A recent survey published in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that the vast majority of religious hospitals in California have non-supportive…

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End-of-Life Choice in
Your State 

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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