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Compassion in Dying Federation

ORGANIZATION

"Compassion in Dying Federation provides national leadership for client service, legal advocacy and public education to improve pain and symptom management, increase patient empowerment and self-determination and expand end-of-life choices to include aid-in-dying for terminally ill, mentally competent adults.

"We work toward improved care and expanded options at life's end, with goals of comprehensive, effective comfort care for every dying person, and legal and humane aid-in-dying if suffering is unbearable and cannot be relieved." Founded in 1993.

Official Website:
http://www.compassionindying.org/

Founding Date:
1993

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Olympia Dukakis
Actor
20-Jun-1931   Tales of the City
Bruce Fein
Government
c. 1947   Former Reagan lawyer
John Shelby Spong
Religion
16-Jun-1931   Retired bishop of Newark, NJ
Studs Terkel
Author
16-May-1912 31-Oct-2008 Working


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