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Episode 158 – The Candia Shuffle

Candia, New Hampshire residents Kathy and Ray MacDonald vowed when they got married that neither mother-in-law would ever live with them.  Then Kathy’s mother Simone developed Alzheimer’s disease.  The working couple now juggles caring for 78-year-old Simone with...

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Episode 157 – Kate Schutt: Nothing I Won’t Bear

Singer/songwriter, guitarist and producer Kate Schutt was packed and set to leave for a gig in the Middle East when she learned that her mother had stage 3c ovarian cancer.  Kate broke her contract, moved in with her mother and became her primary caregiver for the...

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Episode 156 – Journalist Paula Span on The New Old Age

Veteran journalist Paula Span has had personal experience with many of the issues explored in her twice-monthly column for The New York Times, “The New Old Age”—the only dedicated real estate at the Times that talks about aging issues and caregiving.  On the show,...

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Dr. Nicole Rochester: Your GPS Doc

Dr. Nicole Rochester has known she wanted to be a pediatrician since she was about eight years old.  A Washington, DC native whose dad was a Redskins season ticket holder, Dr. Rochester has advocated for her own family members and given medical care to children in the...

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