Huntington Disease

  We have met Michael in previous interviews when he talked about caring for his wife with Huntington’s. Janet, his wife, died 1/10/21 and on Easter Sunday Michael became engaged. In this podcast, we talk about dating after Janet’s death and how Michael sees love and life for his future. Listen here to the interview with Dr. Marianne Matzo and Michael:  Click here to listen… We hope you benefit and learned something new from this […]

  We have met Michael in previous interviews when he talked about caring for his wife with Huntington’s. Janet, his wife, died 1/10/21 and since then Michael has moved and started a new job. Join us for a discussion about this post-caretaker stage of Michael’s life.  We hope you benefit and learn something new from this interview. To listen to this powerful interview on the loss of a loved one with Dr. Marianne Matzo and […]

Huntington’s disease is a rare, inherited disease that causes the progressive breakdown (degeneration) of nerve cells in the brain; it has no cure. It has a broad impact on a person’s ability to function and usually results in movement, thinking (cognitive), and psychiatric disorders. Michael’s wife, Janet, was diagnosed with this disease 12 years ago at age 58 and he has been her care partner ever since.  Janet is now receiving hospice support and Michael […]


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