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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

Note From the CEO, May 2019  

This month, we are getting in front of more lawmakers; increasing our footprint in new communities; enhancing our connections with…

New York Bill Gets Major Push Forward  

A lot can change in one day when a critical mass of passionate voices come together. Compassion & Choices New…

Volunteer Spotlight: Evan Pulvers  

Oregon native and physician Evan Pulvers learned about medical aid in dying during childhood through the experience of a family…

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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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