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

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Latest News

Group Praises Congressional Leaders for Expanding Access to Telehealth Services During Coronavirus Crisis  

Compassion & Choices praised congressional leaders for including five provisions it and other healthcare advocacy groups recommended to expand patient…

The Daily Journal: Dying patients deserve to use NJ aid-in-dying law, state says in arguing against lawsuit  

An excerpt from The News Journal article, “Dying patients deserve to use NJ aid-in-dying law, state says in arguing against…

Local Newspapers Publish Editorials, Opeds Endorsing/Defending Maryland End of Life Option Act  

Since Feb. 9, four newspapers – The Washington Post, The Maryland Independent, The Calvert Recorder, and Frederick News-Post – have…

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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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