We Must Take Care of America’s Caregivers
“Outrage” – Our New Political Past Time
Peter is a trusted voice in the caregiving world offering powerful tips and strategies with a lot of empathy and humor. He is an informed, engaging host whose distinct perspective, formed over decades, is valued and appreciated.
“…a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;” Ecclesiastes 3:4
“Are your caregiving duties different as you now care for your wife, Gracie, with the COVID-19 virus?” A reporter asked me that in a video interview recently.
7 CAREGIVER LANDMINES and How You Can Avoid Them. Draws upon his vast experience as the self- proclaimed “Crash Test Dummy of Caregivers,” Peter identifies seven caregiver landmines that can wreak havoc in a caregiver’s life. Furthermore, these landmines can also affect the life of the caregiver’s vulnerable loved one.
This book releases in bookstores across the US in November 2018.
In HOPE FOR THE CAREGIVER
Peter addresses the vast population of America’s 65 million caregivers. Now in its 5th printing, this powerful book continues to inspire and equip thousands of readers. Furthermore, Hope for the Caregiver also serves as a valuable resource for physicians, pastors, counselors, and support groups. In addition, Peter brings an astonishing understanding of health care issues. Adding to his a deep compassion for the heartache of caregiving, Peter’s outrageous humor brings the fresh air of laughter into the painful places faced by America’s exponentially growing number of caregivers.
Gracie: Standing With Hope
Chronicles a young woman awakening from a horrific car accident to a life filled with searing pain, enormous loss, and brutal challenges. Yet all of those things find themselves eclipsed by her indomitable spirit and desire to live a life of meaning. In addition, this book shares the story that launched Standing With Hope, the prosthetic limb outreach to Gracie’s fellow amputees. Written with her husband, Peter, this book also chronicles his journey as Gracie’s caregiver.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the 3 "I's" that all caregivers face?
- Loss of Identity
- Loss of Independence
What is the "FOG of Caregivers"?
What do you not say to Caregivers?
Instead, offer specific help.
- I’m at the grocery story, can I bring you some milk?
- Can I pay to have your gutters cleaned?
- Can we sit with your loved one while you see your own doctor?
Peter Rosenberger hosts the first nationally syndicated radio show focusing entirely on the voice of the caregivers.
HOPE FOR THE CAREGIVER broadcasts weekly from Nashville, TN on more than 200 stations. Peter combines his unique caregiver experience, outrageous humor and his deep compassion for his fellow caregivers to a bring his listeners a radio show like none other. Each week on the show, you will hear anything and everything that helps strengthen caregivers including such topics as:
• Disease-related issues including Alzheimer’s, Autism, CP, Parkinson’s, and numerous others
• Home modification tips
• Opioid/Alcoholism/Addiction Issues
• Caregivers with Mentally Ill Loved Ones.
• Family Dynamics
• Medical + Celebrity Interviews
• Live callers
• Workplace dynamics
• Gun Safety
“YOUR CAREGIVER MINUTE”
Airs daily on 300+ stations. Here are samples:
Caregiver's Lost identity
Whats the "Delta Doctrine"?
Caregivers and Fear
Acceptance vs. Agreement
Following a horrific wreck in college that left her permanently disabled, Gracie (who also launched her musical journey as a young child) would go on to resume her studies as a vocal performance major at Belmont University, where she would meet her future husband, Peter. A pianist found his singer, and a vocalist found her accompanist. Gracie’s powerful voice took her to some of the biggest stages in the country, and she has performed for numerous dignitaries–including two US Presidents. Together, their music continues sustains the couple in the harsh and lonely places of disability, pain, and suffering. Supported by Peter’s lush chords and tender arrangements, Gracie’s passionate voice defies her broken body and soars into the heavens.