Live life
on your terms

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

Dr. Omega Silva, Compassion & Choices advocate who was instrumental in our campaign to pass the D.C. Death with Dignity Act, died in April.

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

Donate to Compassion & Choices

Join the movement to put patients in the driver's seat of their end-of-life care.

Donate Now!

Latest News

Thank You, 2020 Summer Legal Fellows  

Compassion & Choices’ Legal Advocacy and Policy department  and the entire Compassion & Choices staff bid a fond farewell to…

July 2020 Newsletter  

Note From the CEO Advancing end-of-life autonomy during these tumultuous times. Read More Top News California and Hawaii Release Annual…

Se Adoptan Políticas de Apoyo al Paciente en 42 Instalaciones de Cuidados Médicos al Aproximarse Primer Aniversario de Ley de Ayuda Médica para Morir de Nueva Jersey  

Dos días antes del primer aniversario del Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act o Ley Ayuda Médica…

More News

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.

 Placeholder

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."

Learn More

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."

Learn More
More Stories

Top