6 WheelChair Protocols For Caregivers
The Case For Support
With 65 million Americans serving as a caregiver, that vast population will inevitably become acquainted with a wheelchair. On the surface, it may seem like a simple piece of machinery, but pushing a wheelchair for a loved one can contain more relationship dynamics than one might expect. Here are a few things gleaned from pushing my wife in a wheelchair... [Standing…]
Abide With Me
Standing With Hope is the vision of Gracie Rosenberger. Following the amputation of both legs in the 1990′s because of serious injuries sustained in a 1983 car accident, Gracie purposed to provide quality prosthetic limbs to her fellow amputees. She made this commitment only hours after walking for the first time as a double amputee.
Grayson Rosenberger ( Standing With Hope Board Member) asked his father, Peter, to record a hymn every month.
“Dad, before you ran a prosthetic limb ministry …or were even a caregiver for Mom, you were a pianist. I think people would enjoy hearing you play.”
This is Peter Rosenberger playing his arrangement of Abide With Me . Set... [Standing…]
Caregivers often hold ourselves to a faulty measuring standards. Compiling a lifetime of experience into a life-line for caregivers, Peter Rosenberger shares a poignant story of how a more accurate measurement can help strengthen today’s caregivers.
From: The Peter Rosenberger Show
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Friendly Fire: Excerpt From Gracie-Standing With Hope 2010 Liberty University Press
Editor’s note: In 1983, Gracie Parker Rosenberger fell asleep at the wheel and experienced a horrific car accident that has led to 78 operations—including the amputation of both legs.
In the physical therapy room at Walter Reed, my husband, Peter, and I met a... [Standing…]