Lenore Kaibel

January 26, 2021

In June 2016, my extremely physically-active husband, Brian Kaibel, was diagnosed with ALS. Brian had been a physical trainer, worked…

Peter Fernald

January 21, 2021

“Live free or die.” I strongly support the first two words of New Hampshire’s historic state motto. The first two…

Molly Walsh

September 15, 2020

In 2014, my 91-year-old father, Robert McConnell, a retired physician, attempted to end his life in the face of end-stage…

Trisha White

July 19, 2020

At first glance, you might not think my dad and I had much in common. He was a stern truck…

Kari Alice Lynn

June 26, 2020

Kari Alice provided Compassion & Choices her story in June of 2020. In March, I was told that I have…

Karen Retzer and Robert Foote

June 24, 2020

In July 2019, our father—J. Lindsley Foote—made one of the most courageous decisions of his life—to stop eating and drinking…

Request a Presentation

June 5, 2020

Are you or your organization interested in a free live 60-minute virtual presentation on one of the following topics? 1)…

Volunteer Spotlight: Jim Perdue

April 23, 2020
by Sonja Aliesch

Inspired by his wife’s early involvement with Compassion & Choices and informed by watching both his parents endure difficult deaths, Jim Perdue puts his all into expanding end-of-life options in Maryland.

Storyteller Spotlight: Trisha White

February 21, 2020
by Sonja Aliesch

In 2011, after years of health challenges and with the blessing of his family, Trisha White’s father chose to end…

Tools to Finish Strong

September 9, 2019

Dementia Dementia is a devastating, incurable disease currently affecting almost 6 million people living in America. One in three older…

Hospice Care

April 8, 2019

What Is Hospice? Hospice is a service that provides compassionate medical care at the end of life. The goal is…

New York Campaign Updates

October 16, 2018

January 2020 This month we kicked off our intensified 2020 campaign with one clear and powerful message: Pass the New…

Your Life, Your Priorities

July 12, 2018

You Have Options Whatever your stage of life, your values and priorities should guide the healthcare you choose to receive….

Usted Tiene Opciones

May 16, 2018

Click here to download Usted Tiene Opciones Primeros pasos: Sea honesto y directo con su médico sobre sus deseos y preocupaciones…

Su Vida, Sus Prioridades

May 16, 2018

Descargue Su Vida, Sus Prioridades aquí. Usted Tiene Opciones Como un individuo debidamente informado, usted y/o su representante de cuidados…

End of Life Consultation

May 16, 2018

Compassion & Choices’ End-of-Life Consultation program (EOLC) provides information on the full range of options at the end of life….


May 14, 2018

What is Doc2Doc? A resource tailored to practicing physicians, Doc2Doc offers you readily available, free, confidential telephone consultation with one…

Your Life, Your Priorities

May 11, 2018

Download this brochure to print by clicking here. You Have Options As an informed individual, you and/or your healthcare representative…

Glossary of Terms

May 11, 2018

Advance Directive – Includes a person’s living will and medical durable power of attorney. Called “advance” because it is prepared…