Caregiver's Corner

Caregiver's Corner is designed to provide information, resources and support for caregivers so they are better able to face the daily challenges of living with HD.

** Please note that webinars are recorded and posted online approximately a week after live viewing. To view recorded webinars please click on the links listed below.**

Upcoming Webinars


Title: Speech & Swallowing and Huntington's disease

Date: Wednesday,  November 12
Time: 12-1pm

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Check out HDSA's Lunch & Learn Webinars here

Check out HDSA's Research Webinars here



Past Webinars-

Title: Talking with Kids about HD

Original Air Date: June 4, 2014

Title: Building your Local Care Team

Original Air Date: April 29

Title: "HDSA Caregiver's Corner" – Planning for Incapacity 

Originial Air Date:  Wednesday, October 16

Long Term Care & HD

Presented by Sth Meyer
Original Air Date: September 18, 2013

Title: Driving Cessation & HD

Presented by Arik Johnson, PsyD
Original Air Date: August 20, 2013

Title: Financial Planning & HD

Presenter: Bruce Meyer
Original Air Date:  July 23, 2013

Title:  Estate Planning & HD

Presenter: Brooke Borg
Original Air Date: June 11, 2013

Title:  Applying for Disability Benefits for HD: The SSA Perspective

Original Air Date: May 29, 2013

Title: Social Work Perspective on Advance Planning

Presenter: Hope Heller
Original Air Date: TUESDAY, February 26, 2013

Title: Managing Psychiatric Symptoms

Presenter: Peggy Nopoulos
Original Air Date: TUESDAY, December 11, 2012

Title: HD in the family: Implications, Challenges and Lifelines

Presenter: Amy Chesire, LCSW-R, MSG
Original Air Date:  November 14, 2012

Title: Cognitive Strategies part II: A Social Work Perspective

Presenters: Anne Leserman, LISW
Original Air Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Title: Simplifying Life to Accommodate Cognitive Changes

Presenters: Arik Johnson
Original Air Date: September 18, 2012

HDSA Law Enforcement Toolkit II: Working with Law Enforcement

Presenters: Captain Kevin Staveley, Lynn Ross, LMSW
Original Air Date:  Thursday, June 21, 2012

Title: "HDSA Caregiver's Corner" – Law Enforcement Toolkit: Caregivers

Presenter: Cheryl Sullivan Staveley, RN
Original Air Date:  Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Title: Diagnosing JHD

Presenters: Dr. Martha Nance
Original Air Date:  Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Title: "HDSA Caregiver's Corner" – Spirituality & HD

Presenters:  Jim Bridges
Original Air Date:  Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Title: Safety in the Home 

Presenters: K. Shelley Knewstep-Watkins, OTR/L
Erica Umback, OTR/L
Lara Wilkinson, PT, DPT
John Zenker, PT
Original Air Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Title: Gait & Balance

Deb Kegelmeyer
Sandra Kostyk
Anne Kloos
Original Air Date: Thursday, November 10, 2011

Title: "HDSA Caregiver's Corner" – Care for the Caregiver: A Social Work Perspective

Presenter: Lisa Kjer
Original Air Date:  Wednesday, October 19

Title: Facilitating Access and Communication through the use of Assistive Technology

Presenter: Kathleen Samulski
Original Air Date:  Monday, September 26, 2011

Title: Crisis Situations & De-Escalation Strategies

Presenter:  Arik Johnson, PhD
Original Air Date:  Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Title: "HDSA Caregiver's Corner" – HDSA Advocacy

Original Air Date:  Tuesday, May 17, 2011


Title: Disability Strategies III- Denials & Appeals

Presenter: Drew Yeannakis
Original Air Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2011


Title:  PT/OT & HD

Presenter: Suzanne Imbriglio, PT
Original Air Date:  Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Title: "HDSA Caregiver's Corner" -  Team Management of HD

Presenter: Dr. Martha Nance
Original Air Date:  Tuesday, February 22, 2011

 Title: "HDSA Caregiver's Corner" -  HD & Nutrition

Presenter: Anna Gaba
Original Air Date:  Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Title: "HDSA Caregiver's Corner" - Palliative Care & End of Life Issues

Presenter: Dr. Debra Blue
Original Air Date: Wednesday November 17, 2010 

Title: "HDSA Caregiver's Corner" - Disability Strategies II

Presenter: Drew Yeannakis
Original Air Date: Wednesday October 20, 2010 

Title: "HDSA Caregiver's Corner" - Living Positively

Presenter: Dr. Jang Ho Cha
Original Air Date: Wednesday September 22,2010

Title: "HDSA Caregiver's Corner" - Caregiver Interventions

Presenter: Dr. Mary Edmondson- Duke University Medical Center
Original Air Date:  Monday, August 23, 2010

Title- "HDSA Caregiver's Corner" - Applying for Disability

Presenter: Drew Yeannakis
Original Air Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Title: " HDSA Caregiver's Corner" - Caregiver Coping Strategies

Presenter: Marsha Miller PhD
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