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Huntington's Disease Youth Organization

How can I help my auntie?

HDYO has more information about HD available for young people, parents and professionals on our site:

www.hdyo.org

Q. “Is there any thing i can do to help my auntie who has Huntington’s? She’s in a care home.” Emma, 11, England

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A. Emma,

That’s a fantastic question! It’s great that you are wanting to help your auntie adjust to her life in the care home. Here are few things you can do to help her feel even more comfortable:

If you have any more questions, you should go visit the HDYO website! Go to the “Visiting a Care Home” section, where there will be even more suggestions for you.

Thank you for asking this question, I know many others were wondering the same thing! You’re a very smart young girl. Good for you for wanting to know more about what you can do to help your auntie! I hope you find these tips helpful, Emma!

Gwen Johnson - care worker