Learn about Compassion & Choices activities and what's happening in the end-of-life care movement through features, personal stories of those dealing with end of life, national updates, and advocacy in action.
34-year-old Andrew Flack’s cancer diagnosis drives him to educate the public about medical aid in dying; We address what it means to ensure meaningful access; Read stories from death doulas, and ask five questions with Nurse Penny.
Meet Dr. Chandana Banerjee, C&C board member on the frontlines of clinical equity, read about Wooden Nickels, the mixed-reality play about end-of-life planning, dive deeper into our Dementia Tools and so much more in this issue.
Learn about our path to victory in New Mexico, we profile Alabama lawmaker Rep. Laura Hall who is prioritizing end-of-life planning in the African American community, hear from Diane Rehm and her journey to open up the conversation around death, and Five Questions for screenwriter and producer Judith Auberjonois.
We look at the captivating depiction of life’s end through the lens of centuries of artists; Compassion & Choices unveils our exciting newly commissioned song about personal empowerment and autonomy; Learn about our successful Signature Event; and our outlook for federal and state legislation in 2021.
Actor James Naughton, who is advocating for medical aid in dying in his home state of Connecticut, sits down for our Five Questions series, Kim Callinan forecasts what’s in store for the movement, Civil rights leader Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. discusses ensuring better outcomes for Black Americans, and much more.
We interview Dan Diaz about his work to honor the legacy of his late wife, Brittany Maynard, who transformed our movement and changed the national conversation about end-of-life options with her story. We also provide you with a preview of our free online tools that support patients with dementia, and speak with Executive Volunteer Evan Pulvers about her pioneering work to build a medical aid-in-dying training program for resident physicians.
Compassion & Choices celebrates the New Jersey Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act passing out of the state legislature and heading to Governor Murphy’s desk, introduce our multi-state, bilingual campaign with Civil Rights icon Dolores Huerta “End-of-Life Options for ALL” and Barbara Coombs Lee shares an excerpt from her her book Finish Strong: Putting YOUR Priorities First at Life’s End.
For the Fall 2018 issue, we celebrate the passage of medical aid in dying in Hawai‘i, our new five-year strategic plan, and the legal battle over the California End of Life Option Act. Our feature this month is five questions for actor and activist Mauricio Ochmann.
In this issue, we explore the impact that Jorge Ramos has made with Latino media, California one year after the passage of the End of Life Option Act and how we’re changing the healthcare system from the inside out.