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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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/ August 23, 2016

Bills would add options, improve end-of-life care

This article appeared online on August 20, 2016 for the Knoxville News Sentinel. You can read the post here. One of my earliest memories involving senior health care was as a Cub Scout. We would go to a local nursing home to sing Christmas carols for the residents. Like most 8-year-olds, I had no idea what the place […]

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/ August 22, 2016

End-of-Life Options Act Makes Colorado Ballot

Our friends at the Yes on Colorado End-of-Life Options campaign – who are being supported by both Compassion & Choices and the Compassion & Choices Action Network – succeeded in collecting enough valid signatures to get the End-of-Life Option Act on the 2016 ballot. Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced on August 15 that Coloradans […]

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/ August 22, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Glenn Gordon

“Being a surgeon and unfortunately having lots of patients that had terminal diseases – lung cancer, cancer of the abdomen – it became apparent to me that patients at the end of life should have the option to not have to suffer,” says Dr. Glenn Gordon, a retired Oregon physician who has actively worked to […]

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