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The Myeloma Caregiver's Perspective
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Myeloma Caregivers
event Jul 15, 2021 / 04:00PM - 05:00PM EDT

Event Description

Join our live stream from the Myeloma Coach Summit in Park City, Utah. A panel of caregivers shares their perspective on how the HealthTree Foundation, Myeloma Coach program, and the patients they help care for can better aid them and understand the myeloma journey from their perspective. 

You can participate by sending in your questions. Invite your families to watch with you! Don't miss it. 

Schedule & Agenda

Welcome and Introductions
Audrey Burton-Bethke
Audrey Burton-Bethke, who will moderate this event, introduces the panelists and welcome both the live and virtual audiences. 
Caregiver Questions (Panel)
Panel Members
Audrey asks questions to the Myeloma Caregivers on our panel. We learn together what more can be done for caregivers on their myeloma journey.
Audience Questions and Experiences
Audience (Live and Virtual)
Audience members (live and virtual) are encouraged to ask questions and share experiences. 

Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Rozalynn Hite
Rozalynn Hite

Rozalynn Hite is the Patient Community Director and leads the HealthTree Coach program. She is also a myeloma caregiver to her husband Richard, and mother to three children. Rozalynn is passionate about providing support, education, and resources to help others live full and meaningful lives.

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The panelist Audrey Burton-Bethke
Audrey Burton-Bethke

Audrey joined the HealthTree Foundation as the Myeloma Community Program Director in 2020. While not knowing much about myeloma at the start, she has since worked hard to educate herself, empathize and learn from others' experiences. She loves this job. Audrey is passionate about serving others, loves learning, and enjoys a nice mug of hot chocolate no matter the weather.

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The panelist Barb Reinhard
Barb Reinhard

Barb lives in Colorado Springs with her husband, Steve, who was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in August, 2018. She loves spending time with their three grandkids, riding her bike, writing, and running agility with her Danish/Swedish farm-dog, Po, who came all the way from Sweden to become part of their family.

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The panelist Kim Sisneros
Kim Sisneros

Kim Sisneros cares for her handsome husband Bob (Bobby) Sisneros. He was diagnosed with MM in July, 2015. It’s been a tough six years for them as they've always been very active in their social lives and running hard all the time with their friends and family. They have loved taken camping trips to motorcycle rides, beautiful vacations, wine tasting in the Napa Valley and just enjoying life with the ones they love the most. However, once Bob was diagnosed with MM they quickly realized they should slow down and smell the roses and not take anything for granted. Kim loves good wine and would consider herself to be in the category of a “wine snob”. She enjoys all the snuggles from their dog Jesse who gives them joy every single day!

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The panelist Michael Sage
Michael Sage

Michael is a professional photographer working for the King County Sheriffs Department in Seattle WA. Michael is the primary caregiver for his wife Mary – they will be married 16 years (this September). Mary was diagnosed November/2015. This is Michael’s first time as a caregiver for a cancer patient and with Mary’s help and good humor they have pushed past some of the harder times and enjoy and relish in the good times. Michael’s creative outlet for over 50 years is photography, you will often see his Nikon camera hanging from his neck.

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