Hope for the Caregiver

"Hope for the Caregiver," with Peter Rosenberger, is a weekly broadcast strengthening fellow caregivers.

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Episodes (155)
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Hope For The Caregiver | January 21, 2023
January 21, 2023

What happens to your loved one when you, the caregiver needs a caregiver? Peter talks with financial planning and disability insurance expert, Hans Sheil, author of The Complete Cardinal Guide to Retirement. Caregivers and their loved-ones do have some options that you probably don't know about.

LIVE on Saturday mornings at 7:00AM.
Encore on Sunday evenings at 10:00PM.



ID: 75474
Hope For The Caregiver | Weathering the Storms of Caregiving
January 14, 2023

How do you know if you are a caregiver?

Weathering the “Caregiver” storms – respond according to the sever conditions.

Social media messages - What we tell ourselves matters.

Say something that’s meaningful – speak to the need.

Provide assurance - it’s pointless to argue with impairment.

LIVE on Saturday mornings at 7:00AM.
Encore on Sunday evenings at 10:00PM.

ID: 75433
Hope For The Caregiver | Happy New Year!
January 07, 2023

Starting this new year with hope and contentment because we're doing our caregiving for God, not affirmation.

2.  A new book coming out in May – Core Principles for Caregivers.

3 & 4.  Alcohol & addiction - cautionary and realistic expectations.

LIVE on Saturday mornings at 7:00AM.
Encore on Sunday evenings at 10:00PM.



ID: 75318
Hope For The Caregiver | Our Year-end Assessment
December 31, 2022

With the end of 2022, Peter offers us a way to measure our health as we care for those we love.

Our Year-end Assessment

  1. Respect the trauma
  2. Guilt and what it will do to you
  3. Let the resentment go
  4. Challenge ourselves to grow
ID: 75260
Hope For The Caregiver | Preparing for Christmas
December 17, 2022

Christmas decoration and the seat of power.

Stu Epperson Jr. – The First Words of Jesus _ 2nd segment – Urgency of the Gospel message

ID: 74972
Hope For The Caregiver | Colleen Swindoll Thompson
December 12, 2022

Peter talks with Colleen Swindoll Thompson about the losses in life, especially handling life when it all goes sideways.

Her honesty and transparency will help anyone dealing with life when it is out of control, in her book, Reframing Life: Focusing on God When Life Gets Sideways and Learn more about her ministry,

Reframing Ministries - Reframing Ministries

ID: 74806
Hope For The Caregiver | The Struggle is in the Resistance
December 03, 2022

Holidays and caregiving are not always compatible but if we remember we are stewards and not obligated merry makers it can help.

Embrace new traditions, Getting above the chaos with solitude and what that looks like are two things Peter identifies for us  – it is not isolation.

And finally a cautionary tale - “How much trauma is acceptable?”

ID: 73755
Hope For The Caregiver | Thankfulness
November 26, 2022

The theme is Thankfulness as we continue the holiday just a bit longer through the week end.

Happy Thanksgiving!

ID: 73638
Hope for the Caregiver | November 19th
November 19, 2022

Peter Rosenberger hosts Hope for the Caregiver.

ID: 73608
Hope For The Caregiver | November 12th
November 12, 2022

Being a caregiver is hard work, exhausting mentally, physically, and emotionally. Peter Rosenberger offers practical, Biblical structure for those caring for loved ones. Hope is found in Christ-centered service to those we are serving.

This week Peter's message is Bluetooth & crock-pots as he shares some of his care-giving journey.

From matters of the heart; the most difficult wounds to heal to Jeremiah 29:9, how do we stand firm whatever may befall?

ID: 73510
Hope For The Cargiver | The Shadow of Death
November 05, 2022

This week we hear an amazing testimony to God's faithfulness from former service member, Fernando Arroyo. His book is entitled, The Shadow of Death: From My Battles in Fallujah to the Battle for My Soul and his story is simply astounding.

His book can be found at:

The Shadow of Death: From My Battles in Fallujah to the Battle for My Soul by Fernando Arroyo | Goodreads

ID: 73421
Hope For The Caregiver | Mary Tutterow
October 29, 2022

This we week we learn about Gracie’s relationship with Alexa – hard isn’t the same as bad. That no IS a complete sentence!

We are treated to an interview with author Mary Tutterow – The Heart of the Caregiver: from overwhelmed to overjoyed. And lastly, some amazing phrases – How do you talk to yourself?

LIVE on Saturday mornings at 7:00AM.
Encore on Sunday evenings at 10:00PM.

ID: 73368
Hope For The Caregiver | A Foot Problem
October 22, 2022

A Foot Problem – Sometimes you just need a little more support and a bit more space.

A best-of interview with the Rev. Percy McCray Jr. Pastor McCray who has spent more than 20 years ministering to cancer patients and their caregivers at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), and recognizes cancer care ministry as a special calling from God. Pastor McCray considers faith a key, but often overlooked, component of cancer treatment.

ID: 73263
Hope For The Caregiver | Live Your Life
October 15, 2022

This week Peter says, “Have some fun; live your life!” Easier said than done sometimes but he has some hints for incorporating fun into your stressful situation.

Also, Safety First! Many caregivers find themselves fearful for themselves or family as they try to care for those with addictions and mental impairments, so making sure you are safe is very important.

The last half of the program is a real treat as Peter talks with songwriter & performer, Pam Wesson as they discuss her song, “Mamma Cant Remember”.

ID: 73126
Hope For The Caregiver | Caregivers in Desperateness
October 08, 2022

This week Peter addresses concerns about caregivers who often find themselves running out of resources and the desperateness that results leaving us easy pickings for financial predators.

Also on the program, more of Gracie’s story, living of the assurance of our Savior and finding a place of quiet rest.

LIVE on Saturday mornings at 7:00AM.
Encore on Sunday evenings at 10:00PM.

ID: 73038
Hope For The Caregiver | Reacting to Pain
October 01, 2022

Peter addresses our universal reaction to pain; all kinds of pain and how the believer in Christ can rest in Him and draw on Christ's unfailing, ineffable resources of grace, mercy and love.

ID: 72894
Hope For The Caregiver | Believing Obedience
September 24, 2022

Peter shares from his own experience how hard it can  be to present ourselves as a sacrifice for those we care for.

Obedience that please God is always a believing obedience meaning, we know what God has said, we believed what He said and we act in obedience because of His love.

You may say, "what does this have to do with caregiving?" Well, keep listening.

ID: 72863
Hope For The Caregiver | The Blight of Identity
September 17, 2022

Peter's program this week -

*The blight of our culture’s identity plight

- Necessary Surgery versus intentional mutilation.

- Out Great Redeemer

*Joining Peter: Tom and Amanda Dyer, makers of:

“Unseen: How We’re Failing Caregivers & Why It Matters”, a documentary about caregivers and their difficulties.

*”Self-care for Caregiver” a book authored by a veteran caregiver and blogger, Susanne White.

Caregiver Warrior - Caregiver Warrior

ID: 72688
Hope For The Caregiver | Fly The Plane - Work The Problem
September 10, 2022

P I C – Pilot In Command – you as a caregiver must accept the responsibility of “command” when the occasion calls for it.

Peter is joined by Frank Frazier, long-time aviator and caregiver.

ID: 72535
Hope For The Caregiver | Lord, Shut My Mouth
September 03, 2022

In the first portions of the program Peter shares some hard-learned wisdom about caring for that loved on;

The Three ‘Ps’

  1. Be Professional  2. Be Polite  3. avoid Pharmaceutical questions.

Next Peter is joined by Dr. Betsy McCoughey (McCoy), former Lt. Governor of New York and founder and Chairman of the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (also known as RID), a nationwide educational campaign to stop hospital-acquired infections.

Then Peter visits with some inspirational old friends from Africa, Moses Koho and Richard Oususa.

ID: 72467
MAY 20, 2022
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