I’ve learned a lot about America’s health care system—and I’ve also learned a great deal about love, life, and faith while watching my wife suffer in relentless pain for three decades.
Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 18, 2014
Drawing upon his unprecedented journey as a caregiver for his wife, Gracie, for nearly three decades, author/radio host Peter Rosenberger addresses issues facing caregivers of hurting loved ones.
"Her journey now entails 78 operations, multiple amputations, 60+ physicians, 6 hospitals, and $9 million in medical bills,” states Peter (50) from his Nashville home. “Serving as a caregiver for as long as I have, I’ve learned a lot about America’s health care system — and I’ve also learned a great deal about love, life, and faith while watching my wife suffer in relentless pain for all these years."
Combining that experience with his outrageous humor, Peter Rosenberger is equipping others to bring their “A-Game” to the brutal challenges of caregiving. Recognizing that most caregivers abruptly start their journey with little or no training — or warning — Peter offers “just in time” tips learned over a lifetime of caregiving.
“We are pleased to be partnering with Peter in sharing information and inspiration about caregiving with our readers,” says Amy Taylor North, senior managing editor for PainPathways. “He brings the voice of experience and compassion to the difficulties faced by so many who find themselves feeling helpless, guilty, and frustrated while trying to care for someone in pain. This is such a significant issue for caregivers that we're featuring a three-part caregiving series from Peter in PainPathways this year."
Readers are encouraged to ask questions during the chat. Topics will include:
- Separating the one you love from their pain.
- What chronic pain does to a relationship
- "As a caregiver, it makes me feel guilty that I can ..."
- Caring not coddling
The Facebook chat begins at 8 PM (EASTERN) https://www.facebook.com/PainPathwaysMagazine
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ABOUT PETER ROSENBERGER
Serving as the president of Standing With Hope, Peter Rosenberger leads the organization's prosthetic limb outreach to amputees in Ghana, West Africa. He also host a weekly radio show on Clear Channel's 1510 WLAC ( Nashville). The author of two books, Peter's third book, HOPE FOR THE CAREGIVER, will be released in September 2014. Peter and his family have a lengthy list of media credits including: The TODAY Show, PEOPLE, Web MD, BBC, ABC News, FOX News, CNN, and AARP. Peter and comedian Jeff Foxworthy recently teamed up for a special video for AARP (You Might Be A Caregiver If ...)
Peter and Gracie live in Nashville, TN.