Defining The Problem
Eight years ago, we arrived in Ghana loaded with supplies and unsure of what we’d find. The limb center there was in much need of repair, and the technology, well …patients were receiving carved wooden legs.
Now, the technicians we train and equip are making custom-fit, brand new, high-performance carbon-fiber sockets with amazing components... [Standing…]
On a Wing and a Prayer – With a Leg!
Peter Rosenberger addressing the need for a comprehensive plan to minister to and care for those serving as volunteer caregivers for a chronically ill, disabled, or elderly loved one.
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Ghana Team May 2013
Our team left JFK in New York tonight and is traveling to Ghana where we are taking our groundbreaking prosthetic limb ministry to a whole new level. We purchased several hundred feet of cable and a modem/router to provide high-speed wireless service in the prosthetic lab in conjunction with the notebook we purchased last year for our field director.
Caregivers and Doctors
Randy Roberson (from Birmingham, AL) is preparing for his 9th trip with Standing With Hope. (May 5-12 2013) He continues to be a tremendous leader, instructor, and friend. Taking on particularly challenging cases, Randy’s three decades of experience as a prosthetist continues to help us address even the most difficult of patient circumstances.... [Standing…]
Turn in Your Hymnal to …
From the “Delta Doctrine” to simple tips on more efficiently working with physicians who regularly care for your loved one, this two part series on “Caregivers and Doctors” is full of helpful information that today’s caregivers can immediately implement.
PART ONE “Caregivers and Doctors”
PART TWO “Caregivers... [Standing…]
Love, Marriage, and Disability
From: “Observations from a Church Pianist” by Peter W. Rosenberger
Most everyone agrees that the singing of hymns plays an important part of any Christian worship service. Hymns also, however, often serve as a soundtrack for the lives of people of faith. Amazing Grace, It Is Well With My Soul, O God Our Help In Ages Past, Immortal... [Standing…]
It’s painful to be in love someone who hurts.
Not many Disney fairytale/romance movies involve someone in a wheelchair, disabled, or in chronic pain – yet that’s a reality for millions of couples.
How do you fan the flames of love while living a medical nightmare?
Stream a free episode of Peter’s radio show to learn more about... [Standing…]
Engage the Grief First – Then Point to the Savior.
Tips for Dealing with Annual Deductibles
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WEAR COMFORTABLE SHOES-Surviving and Thriving as a Caregiver
© 2012 Peter W. Rosenberger
Each January, in addition to bills from Christmas, those pesky medical insurance deductibles... [Standing…]
Duty, Honor, Country
During the holidays, stories surface about the holidays being difficult for a great number of people struggling with illness or disability. Reporters often pause to spotlight extraordinary people trying to brighten the lives of patients spending the holidays in hospitals or nursing homes – particularly bringing attention to the wonderful... [Standing…]
“Wear Comfortable Shoes” -The New Book
Duty, Honor, Country
Peter W. Rosenberger
Each day, America wakes up to discover, and seemingly swim through, the moral rot, deceit, rhetoric, and self-serving decisions of those entrusted with wielding power in this great nation. From state houses to the White House, there is no place in our country’s government unaffected by the treachery of the... [Standing…]
Caregiving Radio Show
The video my entire office is talking about.
As 65 million Americans struggle to care for a sick, disabled, or elderly loved one, the need is greater than ever for experienced individuals to provide leadership and offer practical help to those care for society’s most vulnerable members.
With a focus on “those who push the wheelchair,”... [Standing…]
A “Leg Up” On Atheism
Broadcast Date: October 3, 2012 with call-in guest, Kim Rosenberger sharing her CONSIDERABLE experience and journey as a mother of a special needs child. You won’t want to miss this show.
Just as the prosthetic limb outreach emerged from Gracie’s own journey through limb-loss, our new outreach to caregivers reflects my journey... [Standing…]
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A national weekly news magazine featured a debate between atheist/author Sam Harris and author/pastor Rick Warren (“The Purpose Driven Life”). As part of his debate, Mr. Harris threw down a challenge to prove God’s existence by finding a deserving amputee and having 1 billion people pray for God to grow the leg back. In trying to disprove... [Standing…]