Preferred Company 10-22-21: Tereza Borges

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Teresa Borges, Administrative Assistant at Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services in Eatontown, NJ. Tereza shares what makes Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services so special, why it’s a great place to work for a company that cares for their clients and the opportunities available outside of nursing. In addition, she shares her love of boating, music and dancing. Podcast

Preferred Company 10-21-21: Eddie Goodman

This is Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Eddie Goodman, Founder and CEO of When one family member becomes incarcerated, the entire family suffers collateral consequences. Of them all, exorbitant prices for limited communication and the inability to make in-person visits take one of the worse tolls. Eddie understood in order to make a difference, you have to support businesses that believes in recycling the resources back into the community, that is why the Earn Our Trust app was created to allow people to patronize these businesses who walk the walk and not just talk the talk. In the beginning, he wanted to help stop the violence, provide safe schools for children, eradicate crime in the African American community. Also, he helped produce a documentary with law enforcement and former gang members who are trying to make a difference in the community. Podcast

Preferred Company 10-20-21: Jack Ciattarelli

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Jack Ciattarelli. Jack is running for Governor of New Jersey this November and vows to solve the state’s problems with common sense and build a state everyone deserves with lower property taxes, a stronger economy, affordable healthcare and improving upon education. Jack discusses the feedback from the latest debates, how he will handle women’s rights and a right to choose if he’s elected and how he can help seniors. He encourages New Jersey voters to get out and cast their vote November 2. Podcast

Preferred Company 10-19-21: Duane Noch

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends!  Today’s guest is Duane Noch from   The explosion of visual media over the last sixty years has changed our entertainment world.  Our diet of the performing arts is now all through visual mediums for television, film, facebook and youtube.  But, wouldn’t you like to go back and experience the golden age of radio once again?  Classic Radio Road Show recreates this magical art form, providing the stimulus to revive and activate the wonder of your own visual projector.  Scenes from stories are enhanced by sound effects, music and voices of talented actors.   Join Duane and Classic Radio Road Show as they present ‘On A Country Road’ & ‘The Tell Tale Heart’ Friday October 22 at 7:30 p.m. at The Middletown Arts Center 36 Church St. Middletown.  Tickets are just $12 and are available at the door or



Preferred Company 10-14-21: Amanda Hainline

This is Preferred Company with Joel and friends!   Today’s guest is Amanda Hainline, International Healer and Author of ‘Feel Better In Five Minutes’.  Amanda suffered from depression anxiety.  By the time she was in her 30’s, she decided to go to an energy healer for help.  Her first session helped tremendously, but the second threw her into the spiritual realms with both feet.  She spent the next six months grappling with my sanity.  After that time, three angels showed up in my living room, telling her they were going to teach her how to heal people.  They taught her everything she knows today.  Amanda provides a pathway to happiness and how you can do so in five minutes.  Plus, she’ll explain what an audiovoyant and claircognizant. Podcast

Preferred Company 10-13-21: Eric Hums

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends!  Today’s guest is Eric Hums from Tru Motion Physical Therapy in Eatontown.  At TruMotion, their approach is focusing on treating the individual, not just the condition.  They identify the root cause of pain and develop an individualized treatment plan to get you better faster!  The center treats lower back pain, shoulder and arm pain, ankle and foot pain, concussions and balance impairments.   Eric discusses the latest procedure on healing, repairing and regenerating neuromuscular tissues in the body.   What is it?  Tune into Preferred Company to find out!


Preferred Company 10-12-21: Melane Mullings

This is Preferred Company with Joel and friends!  Today’s guest is Melane Mullings, former registered nurse, cancer survivor and author of ‘Empty Nesters’ and ‘Lemonade: Squeeze Your Challenging Life Experience to Create a Successful Business’.   Through her survival experience, she learned key tools and tips to help start a successful business.  For those experiencing “empty nesters” syndrome, she teaches realize a feeling of worth, purpose and finding ways to utilize worth.  How do you identify unearthing your purpose through a two step process and she’ll give advice to women going through breast cancer. Podcast

Preferred Company 10-11-21: Allison Watershed

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends!   Today’s guest is Allison Watershed from Clean Ocean Action. Since 1984, New Jersey was known as the ocean dumping capital of the nation.  There were 18 ocean dumpsites off the New Jersey/New York coastline and pollution was ruining the state’s beaches.  Today, pollution problem remains an ongoing educational challenge. This year is the 36th year of Beach Sweeps, a statewide bi-annual clean up that takes place throughout the state.  Volunteers can clean up beaches on October 23rd from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.   Participants not only remove the unsightly debris from beaches, they also record what they pick up and the data is used to track pollution trends, educate the public and help find solutions to the pollution problem.   Find out the additional mission of Clean Ocean Action and Beach Sweeps, what they do with the debris and the strange and bizarre items are found on the beach.





Preferred Company 10-7-21: Rachel Weston

This is Preferred Company with Joel and friends!  Today’s guest is Rachel Weston of The Shrewsbury Garden Club!  The mission of the Shrewsbury Garden Club is to stimulate interest in the knowledge of flowers, gardening and horticulture, aid in the conservation of native plants and birds and raise funds to finance such objects.  Rachel offers advice on how to make your garden grow, she offers one or two ways to capture the beauty of nature in our homes as the season changes and find out which plants can survive despite not getting the finest of care.  Plus, you’ll hear about a special fundraiser being held by the Shrewsbury Garden Club. Podcast

Preferred Company 10-7-21: Jason Gaddis

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends!  Today’s guest is Jayson Gaddis, Relationship Expert, Coach and author of ‘Getting to Zero: How to Work Through Conflict in Your High Stakes Relationships’.  Conflicts in our closest relationships are scary because so much is at stake.  If the conflict doesn’t go well, we could lose our marriage, family or job, all of which are connected to security and survival.  Unresolved conflict affects every single aspect of our lives.  Jayson helps individuals, couples and teams get to the bottom of their deepest conflicts to demonstrate exactly how to get to zero, successfully working through conflict and nothing have nothing in the way of a good connection.


Preferred Company 10-5-21: Kristine Novakowski

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends!  Today’s guest is Kristine Novakowski, Executive Director at Northern Ocean Habitat For Humanity.  Founded in 1999, Northern Ocean Habitat For Humanity revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable and sustainable homes, and empowers families through successful homeownership.   Habitat welcomes people from all walks of life to partner in serving families in need and creating a better community for everyone.  Their home repair programs help low to medium income homeowners restore and maintain their homes.  They partner with homeowners to address critical health and safety issues and make needed home repairs.  The goal is to keep people in their homes.  Think you qualify for a habitat repair?  Call 732 818 9500 and ask for Deborah to get more information. Podcast

Preferred Company 10-4-21: Ronnie Marmo

This is Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Ronnie Marmo, actor and director who starred in more than 60 featured films and television shows. His hit solo show ‘I’m not a comedian, I’m Lenny Bruce’. Lenny Bruce was one of the greatest artists of the 20th Century. His life and work had an impact on poetry, politics, music, film and of course, comedy. Bruce’s tempestuous personal and professional life was marked by great passion and great pain. His unwavering commitment to free speech led to numerous obscenity charges and arrests, fighting all the way to the Supreme Court. See Ronnie Marmo’s performance, directed by Tony Award Winner Joe Mantegna, at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank Friday October 9th and Saturday October 10th at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at Podcast

Preferred Company 9-30-21: Vincent James

This is Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Vincent James, musician and author of ’88 Ways Music Can Change Your Life’. The book features inspirational music stories about how music has changed people’s lives from all over the world. This has lead Vincent to more music advocacy, founding a non-profit and two international music holidays. He partners with a 1,000 music schools and stores to help celebrate “Kids Music Day” coming up in October. You’ll find out how music helps kids to develop soft skills like patience and perseverance and building math skills. Podcast

Preferred Company 9-28-21: Eliezer Sobel

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Eliezer Sobel, author of ‘LChaim! Pictures to Evoke Memories of Jewish Life’ and ‘Blue Sky White Clouds: A Book for Memory Challenged Adults’. In spending time with his 86 year old mother in the advanced stages of Alzheimer’s Disease, Eliezer discovered something astounding. Even though she was no longer able to string together even two words in a row that made any sense, the fact remained that she could still read! Although she couldn’t follow or “track” the storylines or even consecutive sentences of books or newspapers, she nevertheless continued to sit with rapt attention and flip through magazines and coffee-table books, reading aloud the words in big print and commenting on the photographs.
While there are more than 20,000 books available to aid caregivers, until now there have been virtually no books for Alzheimer’s patients. Podcast

Preferred Company 9-24-21: Deidra Masi

This is Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Deidra Masi, Director of Nursing at Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services in Galloway. Hear what a typical day is like at Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, how many nurses are at the Galloway branch and why Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services really does care about their patients and the care they provide. Plus, she’ll explain why new nurses coming out of school should consider starting their career in a private one on one care setting because of the support they’ll receive. It’s truly a rewarding place to work! Podcast

Preferred Company: David Burke

This is Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Our guest today is Chef David Burke. He is discussing a special event ‘Sandy Hook All Star Foundation Benefit Concert’ Sunday September 26 from 2 to 6 p.m. in Sandy Hook. It’s a great event with food including mouth watering ribs, brisket, sandwiches, wine, beer and music from Carl Gentry, Sam Sims, Lisa Sherman, Lee Scott Howard, Tim McLoone and much more. Tickets are $20. Find out more information by visiting Chef Burke also shares what’s happening at his six restaurants. Podcast

Preferred Company 9-21-21: Heather Frimmer

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Heather Frimmer, radiologist specializing in breast and emergency room imaging and author of ‘In Better to Trust’. This book is about a neurosurgeon who was hiding a pill addiction and operates on his sister-in-law’s brain, causing the family to grapple with a devastating question: when trust is violated, can it ever be recovered? Find out her process for creating the book, what advice aspiring authors can learn from the book and what readers can pull from their experience. Learn more at Podcast

Preferred Company 9-16-21: Daniel Friedman

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Dr. Daniel Friedman, author of ‘The Strange Case of Dr. Doyle’. This book invites you to recreate the time of Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, from his earliest days in Edinburgh to his first taste of success as a writer. Dr. Friedman observes Dr. Doyle’s hardships at home, his experiences at boarding school, his adventures at sea, his education and days as a medical doctor. As you alternate between biography and tour, the reader quickly becomes a Holmes-like detective, discovering details and piecing together information about Jack the Ripper and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Dr. Friedman explains the importance of the book and uncovering a truth you never expected to find. Podcast

Preferred Company 9-14-21: Christina Riechers

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Christina Riechers, Head of Development at Square Banking. Christina provides tips for small businesses to navigate recovery and build financial resiliency by developing e-commerce and an online platform. Despite being vital to the strength of local communities and the economy, mom-and-pop shops, local services, retailers and restaurants haven’t had the same access to financial services and resources that larger businesses do. Thus, it makes for challenging times. She’ll also share lessons learned from the pandemic and tips to empower entrepreneurs to succeed as they continue to navigate the ongoing recovery. Podcast

Preferred Company 9-9-21: Rudy Shur

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Rudy Shur, author who wrote about being the publisher for the late author Elliot Tiber and his book/movie ‘Taking Woodstock’. He terms it a free-floating column calling it “Notes from a Dyslexic Publisher and as a publisher you never know when one book can turn into three. Rudy explains how Elliot led a most interesting life filled with dreams, adventures, successes and yes, his fair share of failures. Yet, he imbued each of his stories with the unique humor of someone who chose never to give up. Find out how it took three books to embrace his rich and ultimately triumphant life. Podcast

Preferred Company 9-7-21: Nancy Allen

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Nancy Allen, author of ‘From Bud to Blossom: Our Lesbian Journeys’. It is a compilation written by ten different women sharing their path of embarking on lesbian relationships. Nancy just celebrated 10 years together with her partner who came out at age 72. Find out why she believes older women are having difficulty finding themselves and embracing who they really are and what non-lesbians can discover about themselves by reading this book. Podcast

Preferred Company 9-2-21: Leslie Taylor

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Leslie Taylor, Doctor, Herbalist and Author of ‘Avenca: Nature’s Secret for Weight Loss’. With so many folks to drop that COVID-19 gained by many during the pandemic, this book is very well timed. Leslie will explain her own nieces weight loss experience as she successfully dropped the pounds through use of Avenca. Find out why you don’t have to be on a diet to shed the pounds. Podcast

Preferred Company: Janai Destra

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Janai Destra, MSN, RN at Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services. Janai is August’s team member of the month! Find out her unique role at Preferred Home Health Care and why she chooses to work in home care. For more information on the services offered by Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing, call 800 603 CARE or visit Podcast

Preferred Company 8-31-21: Terry Jastrow

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Terry Jastrow, award winning producer, director and author of ‘The Trial of George W. Bush’. This novel gets into fairly complicated themes and topics as it relates to what he sees as the crime committed by Bush and his administration by putting America into that second Iraqi War predicted on what he believes to be the “lie” about “weapons of mass destruction”. You may think you know how the book ends but Terry promises you it’s not what you think. It’s a must read. Podcast

Preferred Company 8-26-21: Steve Peters

You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Steve Peters, a Christian Pastor. Steve was interviewed in 1985 by Talk Show host and American Evangelist Tammy Faye about being a Gay man and living with AIDS. At the time, this was a groundbreaking story. Hear more on his incredible journey and how he teaches and preaches to others about AIDS. Podcast