Since April 2000 the mission of the HDLighthouse Families Web site is to present and explain the latest research findings so that families afflicted by Huntington's disease can become proactive in their care, have hope for the future, and make good decisions in the present. Additionally we provide information that is vital to the the support of HD families. Where possible we will direct you to specialists in the your area of concern, but if we are able to provide better or more current information then you'll find it here.

Using the Neuropsychological Exam and Other Tools To Help Those Struggling With the "Softer" Symptoms of Huntington's Disease

%BL%Over the last seven years I have had the privilege of assisting hundreds of person’s with Huntington’s Disease (Phds) get the Social Security Disability (SSD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD) benefits they deserved after being initially denied; helping those who were “wrongfully” arrested, accused or crimes, and even kicked out of grade school because of Huntington’s Disease (HD) and Juvenile Huntington’s Disease (JHD); and helping family members understand

Phil Hardt

The HSC National Conference 2008

Why Attend? Join us in Charlottetown at the Delta Prince Edward for an inspiring, energizing and information-packed three days. It promises to be the best HD conference in North America this year! Our Saturday program features not just one keynote address, but an entire day of world-renowned HD speakers. Get the most up-to-date information on drug developments and research discoveries, the latest insights into maximizing quality of life, and a personal, impassioned view of what
Wayne Greenway

Extra payments to Medicare Advantage plans to total $8.5 billion in 2008

Overpayments will remain significant even after payment reductions in new Medicare legislation are implemented New York, NY, September 5, 2008—Private Medicare Advantage (MA) plans will be paid an average 12.4 percent more per enrollee in 2008 compared to what the same enrollee would have cost in the traditional Medicare fee-for-service program, according to a new report from The Commonwealth Fund. Even if the payment reductions to MA plans mandated by the Medicare Improvements for Pati

Marsha L. Miller, Ph.D.
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