Legal Planning for Incapacity

Let’s face it, legal planning for incapacity is not a particularly fun or glamorous topic to discuss or even think about.  But, it is an extremely important subject to address if you have a progressive disorder, such as HD. I strongly believe that everyone, disabled and nondisabled alike, should consider legal planning for incapacity if any of these following questions hit home for you: 1)  If I should be unable to articulate my needs or otherwise make my needs known…

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A Caregivers Bill of Rights

I have the right: To take care of myself.  This is not an act of selfishness.  It will give me the capacity to take better care of my relative/loved one. To maintain facets of my own life that do not include the person I care for, just as I would if he or she were healthy.  I know that I do everything that I reasonably can for this person, and I have the right to do some things just for…

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