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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

Hanna Olivas, storyteller, NV

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

Join Compassion & Choices at the End of Life Symposium at City of Hope, featuring a keynote address by our president and 'Finish Strong: Putting YOUR Priorities First at Life's End' author Barbara Coombs Lee!

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Note From the CMPO   

It’s August, and it’s National Back to School Month. While kids of all ages are getting back to their classrooms,…

New Jersey’s Medical Aid-in-Dying Law Blocked  

This unfortunate turn comes from a lawsuit filed August 8 by a physician who opposes the law on religious grounds….

Storyteller Spotlight: Hanna Olivas  

Hanna Olivas learned she had multiple myeloma, an incurable cancer, in 2017. She was 42 years old. “I was devastated,”…

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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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