Control over your life’s story doesn’t end after a terminal diagnosis. In Washington state, you have end-of-life options—including Death with Dignity.

The Last Chapter: Profiles

Tempra Jones

When cancer returned for a fourth time, Tempra decided to end her last chapter on her own terms. She hopes her story will help lessen the stigma and guilt around Death with Dignity.

Charlie Roome

After his cancer diagnosis, Charlie knew continuing painful radiation treatment wasn't right for him. He found control over his story by better understanding all of his end-of-life options, including his right to Death with Dignity.

Linda Estes

Linda spent her father's last day fighting through her emotions and doing everything she could to support his choice to control his last chapter. Now, she works to make Death with Dignity more accessible to all who need it.

Dr. Erika Bliss

Dr. Bliss is passionate about normalizing the end-of-life conversation. Now, she leads by example—making end-of-life planning part of her routine care—and hopes more providers begin talking to patients about their options.

For Patients

What patients need to know about Death with Dignity

For Providers

What medical providers need to know about DWD.

End of Life Choices

In addition to the Death with Dignity law

Advance Planning

Advance Directive, Dementia Directive, and more