Preferred Company 4-8-21: Cindy Watson
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Cindy Watson. She is the founder of ‘Women On Purpose’ and author of ‘The art of Feminine Negotiation- How to get what you want from the Boardroom to the Bedroom’. Cindy believes all of life is a negotiation and she’s dedicated to helping people leverage their innate powers of persuasion to get what they want from the boardroom to the bedroom. Cindy will discuss the power of negotiation, how to use it in specific situations and ways men can get more by tapping into their feminine power.
Preferred Company 4-6-21: Mary Savarese
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Mary Savarese, author of ‘Tigers Love Bubble Baths and Obession Perfume (Who knew!)’. With it’s tales of big cats and murder, “Tiger King” took us by storm. But, Mary will tell you tigers have a softer, cooler side in that they love bubble baths and lapping up obession perfume like a cocktail. You’ll hear why tigers are the only big cats that like water, why they are lazy and known to sleep the day away, but will sit in a tub with bubbles forever. Mary says it’s inspirational watching a gorgeous 600 pound siberian tiger does this.
Preferred Company 4-1-21: Simon Bull
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is artist Simon Bull. Simon is well known for his use of brilliant color and ability to connect with and inspire audiences. He has delighted others worldwide with talks and art performances from inaugural balls to the Smithsonian Institute. Simon will discuss his cancer journey and how it prepared him for the moment when his wife was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, inspiration vs. perspiration and harnessing the power of mentors and what really inspires him: it’s a question he’s most asked about by his collectors.
Preferred Company: Chris Olszak
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Chris Olszak, Certified Elder Law Attorney. Today’s topic is what can happen when you delay the pursuit of your legal rights. What are your legal rights and what circumstances apply? Plus, statue of limitation laws and the delay in pursuiting rights. Did you may be barred from filing a lawsuit or winning a lawsuit regarding a will even if you are in the statue of limitation time period?
Preferred Company: Chris Olszak
This is Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Chris Olszak, Certified Elder Law Attorney. Chris is discussing planning and prioritizing after death expenses. The biggest expense he says that needs to be addressed is the funeral expense. Did you know New Jersey has series of priorities in the statues for estates, one which is called ‘Reasonable Value For Services Rendered To A Descendant By The Office Of the Public Origin For Elderly Adults?’ Chris will explain. Plus, he will review specific laws that govern debts.
Preferred Company 3-30-21: Christy Whitman
This is Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Christy Whitman, transformational leader, celebrity coach and law of attraction expert. She is also author of the international bestseller ‘Quantum Success’. Christy has helped certify over 3,000 life coaches and countless others to unlock their power to manifest. She will explain the 5 common obstacles standing in your way of your desires, how to prevent people from limiting your desires without threatening the relationship and what the most successful do with their desires.
Preferred Company 3-26-21: Kori Ward
This is Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Kori Ward, billing specialist at Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services. Kori explains her role at Preferred, why customer service is so important and how she interacts with clients on a daily basis to go above and beyond her job title. Plus, why establishing relationships is key. It’s just another reason why at Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, they really do care!
Preferred Company 3-25-21: Judy Morgan
This is Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Dr. Judy Morgan, author of various holistic care, food and medication books. She’s spent most of her life taking care of animals and humans. We all have a traditional model of how to take care of our pets, but Dr. Morgan believes we need to turn that around and do things more naturally, pull back on over vaccination and eliminate processed foods given to our furry friends. Plus, she will explain how she came to this realization of practicing an integrated approach.
Preferred Company 3-23-21: Trish Ahjel Roberts
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Trish Ahjel Roberts. Trish is a self-actualization coach, yoga and meditation instructor, inspirational blogger and happiness expert. She is the founder of Mind Blowing Happiness and Black Vegan Life. Her mission is to spread happiness around the world. Trish will explain why the pursuit of happiness and fulfilling your highest level of joy and potential is important, the simple questions to dig deep and find yourself and why she maps out her 12 steps to personal discovery: where we want to be, how to react and how we should be feeling.
Preferred Company 3-18-21: Emily Thiroux Threatt
This is Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Emily Thiroux Threatt, author and lecturer with extensive personal experience in the grieving process. She has created a program called ‘Writing Your Way Through Grief to help others through the grieving process. Emily conducts workshops, speaking engagements, and retreats on transforming from loss to joy.
Preferred Company 3-16-21: Abby Stein
This is Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Rabbi Abby Stein. Rabbi Stein is the author of ‘Becoming Eve: My Transition from Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi To Transgender Woman’. The story shows the struggles and transitions of a girl, assigned male at birth, raised in an Orthodox Jewish Hasidic family. Becoming Eve is a beautiful story of self discovery. Abby shows us how to follow the voice within, even when everyone and everything around us is telling us not to do that.
Preferred Company 3-11-21: Shelby Wagner
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Shelby Wagner, author of ‘Learning to Dance in the Rain II – Surviving Grief, Internet Dating and Romance Scams’. In Shelby’s story, she went from a grieving widow to internet dating and then became a victim of romance scammers. She has a lot of experience on both sides of the topic of internet dating. Shelby addresses the warning signs in internet dating when dealing with scammers and why you shouldn’t reveal too much about you right away.
Preferred Company 3-9-21: Linda MacDougall
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Linda MacDougall, author of ‘The Spirit Method of Massage For Seniors: Raising The Bar’. Linda has a unique vantage point. In her years of experience, she has either been or is a holistic health practitioner, a direct care worker, an administrator of two group homes for United Cerebal Palsy, a mental health worker and a massage therapist. She has created an acronym for the word Spirit. What do each of those letters mean, how has the pandemic affected the senior population with depression and she will provide her value of massage for seniors.
Preferred Company 3-4-21: Ingrid Huffman
This is Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Ingrid Huffman, Chief Evolutionary Elder of The Owl Nation Of Sacred Warriors and Earth Keepers. Owl Nation is a spirited earth centered experiment with a social mission of participating with mother earth in restoring her well being while restoring human well being. Their goal is to transform the earth and human condition from slavery, greed, exploitation and war into trust, harmony and peace. The driving force is living in a spirit filled sacred life anchored in a practical action of healing. Find out how special Owl Nation is from Ingrid on Preferred Company!
Preferred Company 3-2-21: Dr. Harry Barry
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Dr. Harry Barry. He’s a highly respected author and physician with over three decades of experience as a general practitioner. In his instructive and uplifting narrative, ‘Emotional Healing: How to Put Yourself Back Together Again’, Dr. Barry explores how to recover from loss, trauma, grief and loneliness by helping identify emotions and providing steps to emotionally heal yourself. 2020 was a nightmare. Living through a global pandemic, being quarantined from those we love, losing the life we have lived, whether we realize it or not we are all experiencing grief to some extent. This grief presented perhaps the greatest challenge to our ability to change and adapt.
Preferred Company 3-1-21: Siobhan Hutchinson
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Siobhan Hutchinson from Next Step Strategies. In conjunction with Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, free home health care and wellness classes will be offered via zoom virtual presentations. These classes will help an individuals’ physical and emotional balance, improve sleep quality and symptoms of depression. The wellness classes will take place throughout March and April. Find out more by visiting the main page at preferredradio.com.
Preferred Company 2-26-21: Dean Glaraga
This is Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today, we meet another of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services team members: Dean Glaraga. Dean is a respiratory care practitioner and he helps educate the nurses for managing ventilators, tracheotomy changing and developing relationships with the patient and their family. One of the things Dean brings to patients is hope and getting them back to their very best. Dean discusses the Preferred team and its successful formula of care, growing up in a family that’s been surrounded by the nursing profession and what he likes to do in his leisure time for de-stressing.
Preferred Company 2-25-21: Andy Watts
This is Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Andy Watts. Both as a solo act and with his band, ‘Blues on Fire’, he has earned a well deserved reputation as a fiery, passionate blues guitarist and singer. Andy has performed with many of the modern blues greats including Joe Louis Walker, Kenny Neal, Lucky Peterson, Johnny Winter, Rick Estrin, Bernard Alison and Eliza Neals. Supergroove is a highly charged album of ten electrifying blues tracks, dusted with a bit of rock, funk and R&B featuring Andy’s sometimes gritty, sometimes slinky guitar and his soulful vocals along with his great band of bass, drums, keyboards, trumpet, trombone, saxophones and an occasional guest harmonica. On this album, the groove is king!
Preferred Company 2-23-21: Rick Geffken
This is Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Rick Geffken, author of ‘Stories of Slavery in New Jersey’. Dutch and English settlers once brought the first enslaved people in the 17th century. By the time of the Revolutionary War, slavery was an established practice on labor-intensive farms. The progenitor of the influential Morris family, Lewis Morris, brought Barbadian slaves to toil on his estate of Tinton Manor in Monmouth County. “Colonel Tye,” an escaped slave from Shrewsbury, joined the British “Ethiopian Regiment” during the Revolutionary War and led raids throughout the towns and villages. Charles Reeves and Hannah Van Clief married soon after their emancipation in 1850 and became prominent citizens of Lincroft, as did their next four generations. These are just some of the stories from New Jersey’s dark history of slavery. Rick will explain why history has whitewashed a lot that took place, how people react to these stories and why he tells the whole story and not one that’s condensed for history books.
Preferred Company 2-16-21: Stephanie Lombard
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Stephanie Lombard, co author of ‘PTSD: How Overcoming Anxiety, Depression and PTSD Taught Me The Power of Pushing Toward Success Daily’. This story is a husband and wife’s journey overcoming together PTSD. Why is there such a negative stigma associated with mental health? When you hear physical health, it seems to have the opposite connotation. Anyone can suffer from PTSD, anxiety, depression and/or stress, not just veterans and first responders. Learn how to move out of your comfort zone and get help, establishing a plan and reframing trauma to rewrite your own story.
Preferred Company 2-12-21: Dining With Draz
It’s Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Lori Draz, Preferred’s very own local restaurant reviewer. Lori visited a trendy place called Cave Bistro in Avon By The Sea. Cave Bistro’s 100 percent gluten free, farm to table menu uses mainly organic produce and grass fed, finished pasture raised, meats, game, poultry and fresh seafood. They serve creative Paleo cuisine inspired by the cavemen. If you’re not familiar with Paleo, it’s a diet filled with plenty of meat and less grains. Lori sampled a giant meatball stuffed with cheese, a delicious bone in rib eye steak served with sauteed spinach and french fries and also a pork chop in a sweet chili sauce with butternut squash. If you love quality food, artfully plated dishes and the portions that are generous, then Cave Bistro is for you! Visit online at cavebistro.com.
Preferred 2-4-21: Gary Bengier
It’s Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Gary Bengier, author of ‘Unfettered Journey’. It’s a love and adventure story with a Philosophical perspective. The main character is an AI scientist who seeks to create robot consciousness and discovers the resilience of the human spirit. This spiritual quest answers fundamental questions which are the nature of the conscious mind and free will. Gary will provide insight as to why he thinks a robotic future is both a positive and negative effect for humans.
Preferred Company 2-2-21: John Prosser
This is Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! John Prosser, president of NeuroTrauma Association, is back to discuss “Michigan’s Insurance Model For America”. His mission is to manifest lifetime care and educate other state legislatures to follow this model because the medicare population could be saving 40 percent. Because of these accidents, most are forced into assisted living facilities with sub-par care or spending their life savings on continuous care instead of the aggressive, persistent, tender loving care they should be receiving at home.
Preferred Company 1-28-21: Eduard Qualls
It’s Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Eduard Qualls. He is the author of ‘David, My David’. This book’s powerful voice against right-wing extremism and Anti-Semitism is one reason it has drawn the attention of Chancellor Merkel, and of her Cabinet, in their efforts to counteract the rise of evil within the dark corners of Europe. Eduard worked very diligently to make the characters of the book into the friends of the readers, so that it might break down the wall humans erect, in order to distance themselves from the pain of victims. One author reported this back to me, upon reading one chapter set when the main character has been condemned to Auschwitz for hiding Jews: “It has been over a week since I read chapter 18, and I still can’t get the images out of my head.”
Preferred Company 1-26-21: Lori Myren Manbeck
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and Fran! Today’s guest is Lori Myren Manbeck. She is the founder and CEO of Inclusivi-tee, conceptualizer who began her imaginative efforts affecting global change and author of ‘You Can Save The World: In Fact You’re The Only One Who Can’. She believes that we are the ones who hurt the world because we do not take responsibility for saving it. Lori offers practical eco-friendly clothing, food and lifestyle tips that everyone can master.