Cardinal Dolan gives Mass, tours renovated Center for Neurodegenerative Care
Publication: Poughkeepsie Journal
Growing up and watching her mother deal with Huntington's disease, Charise Pfeffer knew she was at risk.
That didn't stop her from traveling the globe, teaching English to communities in Turkmenistan, Bangkok, Israel and Buenos Aires. But at age 29, the Albany County resident began to show signs of the disease, a fatal genetic disorder that progressively deteriorates a person's physical and mental abilities.