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Huntington's Hope Blog

by Sharon St. Mary

We want to keep you up-to-date on the happenings at the Good Samaritan Society-Specialty Care Community. In upcoming blog posts, you'll hear the latest from our team and others who make Huntington's Hope possible—the physicians, researchers, and Good Samaritans like you. You'll also share in the daily trials and triumphs of people with Huntington's disease and their families.

October 10, 2013 | 0 comments
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People have generous hearts. They want to help support an organization that has touched them personally or affected someone they love. But often, it’s difficult to know just how to get involved. We’d like to make it easy for you to help the Huntington’s Hope scholarship fund, no matter your age or your income. The best – and the easiest – way to help is simply to donate money. Donations of $5, $10 and $20 add up quickly and provide a solid... (more...)
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The September 24 issue of the Minneapolis Star Tribune carried an article about Jake Dowell of the Minnesota Wild hockey team. It’s worth reading. Dowell’s father and brother have been diagnosed with Huntington’s disease and are in the final stages of their illness. To hear Dowell’s first-hand account is to understand a little better the devastation Huntington’s disease can bring to an entire family. For families with younger children,... (more...)
September 19, 2013 | 0 comments
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Do you know someone struggling with a chronic disease? Chances are, you do. In fact, you probably logged onto the Huntington’s Hope website because you know someone struggling with Huntington’s disease.  It’s difficult to stand by and watch families suffer from the medical and financial burdens of an illness such as Huntington’s disease. But you don’t have to stand by. You can help. The Huntington’s Hope Scholarship Fund was created to help... (more...)
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“Few American adolescents completed high school in 1900, and only one in fifty finished college,” according to  The First Measured Century: An Illustrated Guide to Trends in America, 1900-2000. “By the end of the century, more than 80 percent of adults had completed high school and a quarter of the adult population had graduated from college.” For families who have been touched by Huntington’s disease, the cost of caring for someone with... (more...)

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