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Organization Profile

Compassion & Choices of New York

Compassion & Choices of New York, an affiliate of Compassion & Choices, is the leading organization in New York working to improve health and end of life care and expand end-of-life options, to ensure a humane and peaceful death with dignity. With a primary focus on support for dying patients and their families. Compassion & Choices presses for state-of-the-art pain and palliative care, promotes and enforces health care proxies and living wills, and advocates to ensure that the decisions and wishes of patients are honored at the end of life, including decisions to have treatment withheld or withdrawn, to voluntarily stop eating and drinking, to have palliative sedation and for access to aid in dying

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