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

NEW! Webinar Series and COVID-19 Toolkit

Register for upcoming webinars, view recordings of past webinars and access our new COVID-19 (coronavirus) toolkit. We're here to help you make sense of your options and chart your end-of-life care during this difficult time.

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Latest News

Mass. Health Committee Makes History: Approves End of Life Options Bill for 1st Time since 2011 Introduction  

Massachusetts supporters of legislation that would authorize medical aid in dying as an end-of-life care option urged state lawmakers to…

Comité de Salud de Massachusetts Hace Historia: Aprueba Medida de Opciones para de Fin de Vida Por Primera Vez Desde Que Se Presentó en el 2011  

Los partidarios de la medida de ley de Massachusetts que podría autorizar la ayuda médica para morir como una opción…

The Daily Hampshire Gazette: Guest column: Elders support death with dignity  

An excerpt from The Daily Hampshire Gazette guest column, “Elders support death with dignity,” published May 29, 2020:   “We know…

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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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