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...

Episode 95: Best Foot Forward

Canadian author Rick Lauber is among a growing number of male caregivers who provide support alone or with the help of siblings.  In today’s show, Rick talks about moving his parents from Vancouver Island closer to his home in Edmonton, co-caregiving with his two...

Episode 82: Your GPS Doc

For nearly two decades, pediatrician Dr. Nicole Rochester has had an insider’s view of the way hospitals work.  In today’s show she shares her knowledge, explaining how the doctor-patient relationship has changed over the years, how the fast-paced nature of hospitals...

Episode 61: Fighting For Life

In a span of five years Valerie Bourdain lost her daughter to adrenal cancer, her mother to lung cancer and her father to leukemia.  Her husband left the marriage midway through their daughter’s cancer journey.  Valerie forged ahead as the sole caregiver for all three...