The Dementia Values & Priorities Tool will help you think about and document your wishes regarding the type of care you want (or do not want) if you are living with advanced dementia. You can use this fillable .pdf to declare your wishes and print this out for your records. You may also want to email a copy to your support team.
The proposed legislation will allow a mentally capable, terminally ill adult with a prognosis of six months or less the option to obtain a prescription medication they may decide to take so they can die peacefully and end their suffering.
Cuando una persona se enfrenta a una DOLOROSA ENFERMEDAD TERMINAL, es MORALMENTE ACEPTABLE pedir ayuda médica para morir y terminar con el sufrimiento.
Clinical research demonstrates that supervised psychedelic-assisted therapy may decrease depression and anxiety in some patients suffering from life-threatening illnesses and may relieve distress.1 To promote quality end-of-life care and provide peace of mind at the end of life, Compassion & Choices supports ongoing research related to supervised psychedelic-assisted therapy.
Legislation to allow medical aid in dying, an option for mentally capable, terminally ill adults to peacefully end unbearable suffering, is supported by a wide majority of Illinois voters, regardless of political affiliation, disability, race, gender identity, age or religion.
Takeaways from our webinar "As the End Nears: Dying With Heart Failure."