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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.

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The cost of college is high. Do you know someone who might benefit from a Huntington’s Hope scholarship? Scholarships are available to current residents of the United States who plan to enroll for a minimum of half-time undergraduate study in an accredited two or four-year post-secondary educational program. Applicants for Huntington’s Hope scholarships must be the child of a parent currently living with Huntington’s disease or a parent who died... (more...)
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In the last 20 years, the cost of college textbooks has increased at twice the rate of inflation, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). Prices for college textbooks  nearly tripled from December 1986 to December 2004, while inflation rose 72 percent. According to the GAO, “The cost of (college) textbooks, as well as supplies as a percentage of tuition and fees, varies for first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students by the... (more...)
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Education is important. Not only does it have the ability to enhance a person’s self-esteem and self-confidence, but it also increases an individual’s earning power throughout his or her lifetime. According to a report by the U.S. Census Bureau, issued in July 2002, working adults between the ages of 25 and 64 earned an increasing income based on their education levels. High school dropouts earned an average of $18,900 per year. High school graduates... (more...)
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Donations are now being collected for Huntington’s Hope scholarships. These scholarships will help children of parents with Huntington’s disease come one step closer to achieving their dreams. When $25,000 in donations has been reached, scholarships can be disbursed. There will be four Huntington’s Hope scholarships available, each for $1,000, which may be renewed for up to four years, provided the applicant meets established criteria. Recipients... (more...)

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DONOVAN – GAZING WITH T... April 22, 2016 | 0 comments

“I am so delighted with this new tribute album that Rock the Cause Records has released, assisted by Kara Wright of Peer Music, Los Angeles. The title of the tribute album, Gazing with tranquility is a line from my song, The Hurdy Gurdy Man. The line describes the deep stillness one... Read more

BRETT DENNEN – COLOURS April 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Spring is finally in the air. We can think of no better way to welcome it than sharing with you Brett Dennen's youthful cover of Donovan's Colours. Brett offers up a modern folk version of this timeless classic. With sparse guitars and vocals reminiscent of Neil Young, you can almost... Read more

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