Compassion & Choices is the nation’s oldest, largest and most active nonprofit working to improve care and expand options for the end of life.
(Washington, D.C. – Jan. 19, 2018) Compassion & Choices today warned that the new “Conscience and Religious Freedom Division” in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights threatens patients’ legal rights to access all end-of life care options. The HHS “conscience protections” are designed to help healthcare providers “file […]Read More
After many years of holding two titles at Compassion & Choices — president and chief executive officer — and guiding the organization through tremendous success and growth, Barbara Coombs Lee will hand off one of those roles and establish a new leadership model for C&C. The board of directors has appointed Kim Callinan, chief program […]Read More
“I’ve had a lot of death in my life,” explains Rosa Enriquez, a social welfare student and full-time veterinary technician in Berkeley, California. “My grandmother died at 68, and the last 18 months of her life were very difficult. Her doctors would say, ‘It’s a good kind of cancer; you should treat it,’ without really […]Read More