We have met Michael in previous interviews when he talked about caring for his wife with Huntington’s. Janet, his wife, died 1/10/21 and on Easter Sunday Michael became engaged. In this podcast we talk about dating after Janet’s death and how Michael sees love and life for his future.
We have met Michael in previous interviews when he talked about caring for his wife with Huntington’s. Janet, his wife, died 1/10/21 and since then Michael has moved and started a new job. Join us for a discussion about this post-caretaker stage of Michael’s life.
Michael is married to Janet who has Huntington’s disease and dementia; he wasn’t prepared to be Janet’s caregiver, but he has learned a lot in the last 12 years. This week he talks about how relationships, perspectives, and relationships change when your partner has a progressive, terminal disease.
Huntington's disease is a rare, inherited disease that causes the progressive breakdown (degeneration) of nerve cells in the brain; it has no cure. Michael’s wife, Janet receiving hospice support and Michael talks very openly about the challenges of caring for someone with Huntington’s.