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

Deborah Stern, supporter living with a terminal illness, Buffalo, NY

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

Explore Compassion & Choices' new online tools to help you or a loved one navigate treatment and plan for care following a dementia diagnosis: The Dementia Values & Priorities Tool and the Dementia Decoder.

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Latest News

Tribunal de California Da Duro Golpe a Demanda que Busca Anular Ley de Ayuda Médica Para Morir  

Compassion & Choices elogió el fallo de un tribunal de California el jueves en respuesta a su moción y a…

California Court Rules Passage of Medical Aid-in-Dying Law Was Constitutional  

Compassion & Choices praised a California court’s ruling Thursday in response to its motion and a motion by Attorney General…

Senior Zone: Expanding End-of-Life Rights  

On January 20, 2020, Donna Smith, Maryland Campaign Manager, was on the Senior Zone radio show discussing advancing end-of-life options…

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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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