Compassion & Choices of New York is a nonprofit organization. We help patients and their loved ones face the end of life with calm facts and choices of action during a difficult time. We are aggressively pursuing legal reform to improve pain care, working to ensure that advance directives and end of life wishes are honored and actively educating the public and professionals about the importance of legalizing physician aid in dying.
Controversies in End-of-Life Care
Thursday, October 23, 2014
5:00 pm David C. Leven, Executive Director, Compassion & Choices of New York, will...
Redesigning our World for Longer Lives
Saturday, October 25, 2014
1:00 pm David C. Leven, Executive Director, Compassion & Choices of New York, will...
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Judith Schwarz, RN, PhD, Clinical Coordinator, interviewed on NPR Fresh Air program.
Many of us think of death as the worst possible outcome for a terminally ill pat…
Hospice Eligibility Extended to 12 months
The Public Health Law, Section 4002. 5, has been amended to allow for people to…