Preferred Company 7-18-19: Leslie Halleck
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. They are joined by Leslie Halleck, author of “Plant Parenting: Easy Ways to Make More Houseplans, Vegetables and Flowers”. In this book, Leslie guides readers step-by-step with hundreds of beautiful photos. She believes once you catch the plant bug, there is nothing more satisfying then learning to make more plants on your own. Her book begins by explaining the basics of plant reproduction and plant names, then details the materials and tools you need to succeed at plant propagation. Find out why plants bring silent joy to others, who will benefit from plant parenting and what do you do if you don’t have a green thumb?
Preferred Company 7-16-19: Fiona Citkin
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, Fran Holinda and Fiona Citkin, today’s guest. Fiona came to America from Ukraine as a fulbright scholar, studying languages and cultures at Kent State University. Dr. Citkin consults and speaks on interculturalism, diversity and inclusion at major corporations and colleges around the world. She is the author of “How They Made It In America”. The book is success stories of immigrant women. Find out the message of the book, what the American dream is now, why you can’t put a price on the contributions these women made to society and how 7 values drove women to success. As our loved ones age, they often experience loneliness. Sometimes all they need is a compassionate companion to visit regularly and engage them in conversation. For this, Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services offers at home companion care, one of the most popular senior home care services. All of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services caregivers are licensed, bonded and insured. Companion care is available for as little as an hour, up to a full 24-hour period. Call 800 603 CARE (2273) or visit preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 7-12-19: Jay Webb
This is Preferred Company with guest Jay Webb. Jay began his entrepreneurial path with the launch of a successful media production company in 2004. Under this banner, he was lead producer on two independent feature films that received distribution through Lionsgate and HBO. His continued passion for independent storytelling led him to the creation of Indie Street Media, the first cooperative distribution brand for self-distributing filmmakers.
Indie Street Film Festival is 5 days of film, art, discussion and inspiration in Red Bank happening July 24 through 28. The interactive festival is an engine of discovery for films and filmmakers who prove story is independent of budget. Indie Street Film Festival aims to pave the way for storytellers of the future, finding innovative ways to leverage cooperation, technology and new media in order to foster creators to unite and grow their audiences. Hear more about the Indie Street Film Festival. Your hosts of Preferred Company are Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda.
Preferred Company 7-11-19: Ted Baxter
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. Today, they are speaking with Ted Baxter, author of “Relentless: How A Massive Stroke Changed My Life For The Better”. After a massive ischemic stroke, he had extreme aphasia and badly impaired mobility. Strokes are on the national radar, but much is misunderstood. Knowing the right steps to take before and after strokes can have an enormous impact on recovery. These are not only steps for the stroke sufferer, but their loved ones as well. Ted discusses the important keys to recovering from a massive stroke and insights that helped him. Plus, how to spot critical signs and taking action and why speaking up for others should be a part of the healing process. Missed any episode of Preferred Company? Download the Preferred Company app on your smartphone or tablet and say Alexa “Open Preferred Company” when you enable the skill. You can listen to Joel and Fran everywhere you go!
Preferred Company 7-9-19: Caroline Blazovsky
Welcome Caroline Blazovsky to Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. Caroline is a national healthy home expert with over 17 years of experience working with the public and physicians to create healthy living spaces and improve wellness. Her certifications and education include knowledge of mold, indoor air quality, chemicals in the home,
green building, healthy homes and allergies. If you discover mold in your home, does that mean your home is unhealthy? What should you test for if you are thinking about purchasing a home? Also, what chemical products should you remove from your home and should you buy fragrance free products? Caroline will have the answers.
Preferred Company 7-2-19: Antonia Malchik
It’s Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. Today’s guest is Antonia Malchik, author of “A Walking Life: Reclaiming Our Health and Our Freedom One Step At A Time”. Antonia will explain why walking is essential to our physical health and creativity to children’s brain development and mental well being throughout our lives. You’ll hear the ways we have designed and built a world in which most of us no longer walk, how critical the first steps are to development and the positive impacts of walking in a neighborhood. One of the most frustrating things for many seniors is the inability to do simple tasks that were once second nature. At Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, they know how important it can be to ensure your loved one is able to maintain their dignity in the privacy of their own home. Preferred offers non-medical personal care services to assist client with almost every aspect of their lives. Under direct supervision of a registered nurse, a personalized care plan can be tailored to your family’s specific needs. Call Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services for the care they deserve at 1 800 603 CARE (2273) or preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 6-28-19: Dr. Anna Yusim
It’s Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. They are joined by Dr. Anna Yusim. You hear of blues during family holidays or throughout the winter months. But, Dr. Yusim will explain why the holiday blues exists in the Summer as well and why loneliness should be taken serious. What can do we to lessen this feeling and how do we bring joy to our lives? Plus, you’ll hear how seniors can reduce loneliness at home. You can count on Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services to assist in times of need. They are a trusted source of in home health care for pediatrics or adult patients. Their expert home health aides and nurses can provide companionship as well as medical care. Call 800 603 CARE (2273) or visit preferredcares.com. Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Preferred Company 6-27-19: Cindy Brennan
This is Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, Fran Holinda and guest Cindy Brennan. Cindy is a New Jersey State Certified EMT and created a special program called Momma Bear’s Defense. In response to crimes committed against her family, friends and myself, Cindy felt there are people living in fear and wanted to do something about it. Most criminals have a plan of attack and she believes we need a plan for defense. Momma Bears Defense provides information, education, the highest quality products and personal customer service. Her motto is “Live, Love and Be Safe”. Listen to Preferred Company anytime. Simply say “Alexa, open Preferred Company” on your Amazon Echo or smartphone and you can hear Joel and Fran wherever you go. Remember you can listen to Preferred Company live weekdays from 8 to 10 a.m. on Beach Radio 1160 and 1310 AM.
Preferred Company 6-25-19: Jane Jordan
It’s Preferred Company with Fran Holinda. Today, Fran is speaking with Jane Jordan, author. Her new-released novel “Whisht Hall” is a multilayered thriller that combines an age-old struggle between good and evil, a tale steeped in voodoo, the culture of the deep south and the hauntingly desolate Dartmoor. Hear more about this fascinating novel and the world of voodoo. Jane will tell you what the trick is in taking supernatural and making it realistic to the reader, the most interesting part of her story and where you can find out this book. Need customized care to meet the unique needs of your loved one? Call Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services at 800 603 CARE (2273). Preferred’s highly skilled and trained nurses can provide compassionate care around the clock or just a couple hours. Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services serves all of New Jersey and portions of Pennsylvania. Call 800 603 CARE (2273) or go online to preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 6-20-19: Dr. David Harper
This is Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. Today’s guest is Dr. David Harper. Dr. Harper is bringing the “BioDiet: The Scientifically Proven Ketogenic Way to Lose Weight and Improve Your Health”. For 40 years, we have been slowly eating ourselves to death and doing so based on government guidelines about what constitutes a healthy diet. This lowfat, high carbohydrate experiment has led to epidemic increases in obesity and other chronic conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and Alzheimer’s. It’s time to hit the reset button. Dr. Harper offers a new, scientifically validated approach. BioDiet isn’t a “diet” and it’s not a quick fix designed to help shed 10 pounds before beach season. You’ll hear how the bio diet is different from other ketogenic diets, why 12 is the magic number, what are the common stumbling blocks people face when attempting to adjust from a ketogenic diet and how this diet can change your life.
Preferred Company 6-18-19: Paula Newcomer
This is Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, Fran Holinda and author Paula Newcomer. Paula wrote “The Blueberry Girl”, a non-fiction children’s book about a character named Elizabeth Coleman White. Recently, she participated in the storyteller’s project, a local moth-like storytelling event at the Asbury Hotel in Asbury Park. Find out how did she come to write this book, you’ll hear about the annual blueberry festival and whitesbog village, what lessons kids and their parents can learn from reading this book and what Elizabeth did that was so important and was ahead of her time. As our loved ones age, they often experience loneliness. Sometimes a compassionate companion is all they need. That’s where Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services comes into play. They offer at home Companion Care, featuring caregivers that are licensed, bonded and insured. They can even provide transportation to and from appointments and social activities. Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services helps to keep life moving! Call 800 603 CARE (2273) or go online to preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 6-13-19: Dr. Nathalie Beauchamp
This is Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. Today’s guest is Dr. Nathalie Beauchamp, a functional medicine doctor, a chiropractor, a former professional natural figgure/bodybuilder. Dr. Beauchamp is also the author of “Hack Your Health”, which speaks to the countless people seeking natural health solutions in our overly medicated world of chronic inflammatory diseases. The purpose is to inform, compel and equip readers with quick, natural solutions to achieve long term success in their health and wellness goals pertaining to everything from mindset to nutrition, fitness to toxins and hormones to brain health. Dr. Beauchamp will explain what inspired and motivated her to write the book, the biggest challenges people have when it comes to health, how there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to health and what we can start doing today to help us on a journey to healthier habits. For over 30 years, Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services has been providing compassionate and dependable home health care throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. They want to help keep your loved ones living well at home. Call 800 603 CARE (2273) or go online to preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 6-11-19: Joe Lafferty
This is Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. Today’s guest is Joe Lafferty. Joe is the author of “Just In Time: A Memoir of Faith and The Fight For Life”. Joe died for 7 minutes in 2008. This came on the heals of beating cancer at 8 years old, fighting diabetes, losing an eye and later experiencing kidney failure, getting heart valve replacements and a double organ transplant. Find out what Joe took with him through all the situations he came across, why he looks at the challenges more as a blessing and his ability to overcome them and how being involved in sports has made a difference in his life. A child’s illness or injury can affect the entire family. At Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, they understand how difficult it can be to navigate the process related to caring for your child’s needs. Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services’ highly trained, licensed pediatric clinicians will be there for you every step of the way. For home health care with feeling, call 800 603 CARE (2273) or go online to preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 6-7-19: Barbara Stabiner
Clairvoyant Barbara Stabiner is back on Preferred Company! Today, Barbara is tapping into listeners energy fields, helping them clarify and define choices so that they can make informed decisions. The topics are health procedures, relocation, finances and personal goals. In addition to reaching out to callers and helping with their life choices, Barbara tells about her latest book “Debunking Skeptics” and why it’s important to get in touch with a clairvoyant. Your hosts of Preferred Company are Fran Holinda and Lori Draz.
Preferred Company 6-6-19: Donna Setaro
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing and Fran Holinda. Today’s guest is Donna Setaro. Her son Marc Castellano, a New Jersey State Police Trooper was struck and killed while responding to a roadside emergency on interstate 195. Working on the roadside is a dangerous and sometimes deadly job. That’s why the Division of Highway Traffic Safety is asking motorists to “Make the Move”. What’s the Move? When you see flashing lights on the side of the road, slow down, and if it’s safe, Move Over – away from police, fire crews, paramedics and service trucks. If you make the move, others will follow. Want to hear more of Preferred Company? Say “Alexa, open Preferred Company” on your smartphone or tablet and you can take Preferred Company on the go with you.
Preferred Company 6-4-19: Sheila Collins
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services along with Fran Holinda. Today’s guest is Sheila Collins author of “Stillpoint”. She explains how to take care of yourself while taking care of others. It’s all about self-care techniques useful to caregivers, teachers, social workers and others for avoiding burnout and compassion fatigue. Being a caregiver is a hazardous occupation that some 43.5 million Americans choose to handle. Sadly, caregivers are at risk for more serious health problems than people who don’t have such responsibilities. Find out the rituals that caregivers find helpful, what interesting trends are found and why caregivers tend to forget about themselves. For compassionate in home health care whether respite or around the clock, call Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services 800 603 CARE (2273) or preferredcares.com. Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services is the preferred choice!
Preferred Company 5-30-19: Dr. Aysha Akhtar
It’s no secret animals bring an undeniable joy into our lives. The happiness and stress relief they allow us is why we have pets, why we bring families to the zoo or aquarium and why we can’t stop watching those cute animal viral videos. But the impact of animals from our pets to farm animals to the undomesticated is far greater than we might think. Dr. Aysha Akhtar, a renowned neurologist, public health specialist and the Deputy Director of the Army’s Traumatic Brain Injury Program, has found that our treatment of animals can have a profound effect on emotional and physical well-being. She uses personal childhood trauma to launch a thoughtful discussion of the extent of human empathy toward animals. Her book “Our Sympathy With Animals on Health, Empathy and our Shared Destinies” draws a sobering but hopeful picture of what has been done and what remains to be done to improve animals’ lives. She will explain what animals do for us, what we do for them and why it’s important to recognize a bond with animals. Your hosts of Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda.
Preferred Company 5-28-19: Dr. Lucian Kahan
Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda is on! Today’s guest is Dr. Lucian Kahan, a periodontist. Dr. Kahan specializes in dental implants. After completing several programs in the surgical placement of implants, he founded a study group of dental specialists to study and place implants and to teach about dental implants. Find out why you need to see a periodontist and not a dentist for certain issues, why the gums are the center of important oral health and the benefits of getting dental implants over dentures. Plus, the warning signs that you should see a periodontist. If you or a loved one is need of home health care, trust Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services! They offer personal care from bathing, toileting and dressing to medication management and reminders, household help like meal planning and memory care for alzheimers and dementia patients. Call 800 603 CARE (2273) or visit preferredcares.com. Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, home health care with feeling!
Preferred Company 5-23-19: Muriel Smith
It’s Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, Fran Holinda and guest Muriel Smith. Muriel is a member of the Monmouth County Historical Commission. She is here to share a story getting a Congressional Medal of Honor from a college in Pennsylvania and back to Freehold, the home of the Civil War veteran, who received it and is buried in St. Rose Cemetery. Muriel got the Medal out of the college and back to Fort Knox (where Army medals are kept). While Muriel’s efforts got the Medal to Fort Knox, she doesn’t know whether Fort Knox would have released it to Freehold. Listen to Preferred Company wherever you go on your smartphone or tablet. Download the Preferred Company app and say “Alexa, Open Preferred Company” to hear Joel and Fran anytime!
Preferred Company 5-21-19: Lee Purcell
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. Actress Lee Purcell is today’s guest. Lee has numerous film, television and stage credits, including her role as Louise St. Laurent on the international TV series “Due South” and her generation defining performance as the sultry step mom in the iconic “Valley Girl”. She’s here today to discuss “Carol Of The Bells”, which is a story of a mother who has down syndrome and son who finds out she has a developmental disability. Lee talks how the movie is ground breaking and why it was well received. Plus, she goes into her newest pilot she did called “Sick”, which is set in a mental health facility and playing a character who isn’t a nice caregiver. She will explain why the film shows the dark side of Hollywood. Find your perfect caregiver with Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services. They offer hourly in home health care around the clock or simply for respite care. Call 800 603 CARE (2273) or online at preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 5-16-19: Stan Goldman
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Fran Holinda and Jimmy Givens. They are joined by Stan Goldman, journalist and news corespondent. Stan wrote the book “Left to the Mercy of a Rude Stream: The Bargain That Broke Adolf Hilter and Saved My Mother.” Stan is the son of a Holocaust Survivor. He explains the horrors of his mother’s captivity, the improbability of her survival and the lingering effects on her. You’ll learn how freeing his mother from a Nazi death camp led directly to Adolf Hitler’s suicide, what caused the significant rise in anti-semitic attacks in the United States and how the mass atrocities affected the lives of the survivors. It’s a book about survival, a rescue and an individual coming to terms with his own history. Stan says this could happen again anywhere at any time because hatred can turn to violence quickly. He believes we must always be vigilant and always be aware hatred exists. Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services provides hourly in home health care to patients in the comfort of their own home. Their licensed, practical nurses, home health aides and private duty nurses are compassionate and highly trained. Call Preferred Home Health Care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 800 603 CARE (2273) or go to preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 5-14-19: Roslyn Kind
Welcome to another edition of Preferred Company with your host Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, along with Fran Holinda. Today, Roslyn Kind joins the Preferred Company crew to talk about her new song, “Save The Country”. Roslyn is Barbara Streisand’s little sister and talent runs in the family. Roslyn is her very own special creation, a singer’s singer whose star shines brightly with its individual sparkling light. Apart from possessing a uniquely sizzling vocal style, she is warm, funny and joyous, sharing that joy with each and every one of her countless fans. A child of the sixties, she began recording her first album the afternoon of her High School graduation. This first compilation, “Give Me You”, reflected the music of her time contemporary pop, which includes Lennon/McCartney’s “Fool On The Hill”, Neil Diamond’s “A Modern Day Version Of Love” and Barry Mann and Cynthia Weill’s “The Shape Of Things To Come”. Find out why Roslyn says we’re going through a crisis and why our democracy is under attack. She will discuss her main goal of bringing people together to connect with their hearts and start a world of unconditional love. She says that light is within every one of us and why we should use that light to come together.
Preferred Company 5-9-19: Lyle Benjamin
This is Preferred Company with Fran Holinda and Lori Draz. Today, they are joined by Lyle Benjamin. Lyle created the 501(c)3 educational not-for-profit “16 Things Kids Can Do” that works for the betterment of kids, people and the planet through a series of books, workshops, programs and activities. “16 Things Kids Can Do” has earned the praises of schools, churches, non-profits, government agencies and businesses. He launched Planned Acts of Kindness a Global Social Responsibility program, where people around the world wake up and on their cell phones, computers and devices, there’s a new planned activity they can do with their family, friends, co-workers and in their community. The goal is to have millions of people around the world doing the same thing, on the same day and unleashing that much positive, powerful energy into the world. The problems of the world like climate change, pollution, overpopulation, pandemics, terrorism and war are going to be solved by ordinary people coming together for a common cause: the betterment of kids, people and the planet. Taking care of a loved one can demand a lot of time and energy. That’s why Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services is here to help. Their home health aides and licensed practical can care for patients in the comfort of their own home. Call 800 603 CARE (2273) or online at preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 5-3-19: Barbara Stabiner
This is Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. Barbara Stabiner is today’s gueat. Barbara is a clairvoyant, which means she’s clearly seeing into two worlds and tapping into a person’s energy field. Barbara believes a prayer is a form of mediation and can fill you up with faith, hope and peace to communicate with oneself or connect with God. She says the next time there’s a problem, simply ask “what’s next?”and wait to see what comes through. Today, she will connect with listeners about lifestyles and personal choices, love and relationships and stress. Listen to Preferred Company weekdays 8 to 10 a.m. on Beach Radio 1160 and 1310 AM and anytime by enabling the Preferred Company app on your amazon or smartphone device.
Preferred Company 5-2-19: Art Shamsky
This is Preferred Company with Fran Holinda and David Crossan. Today’s special guest is Art Shamsky, N.Y. Mets outfielder. He wrote “After The Miracle: The Lasting Brotherhood Of The ’69 Mets”. The book is a 50 year memoir of a miracle Mets team destined to win a championship after finishing in last place nearly every year since the franchise was established in 1962. In the book, players reminisce how important the team was all players, their fans and the country while going through a struggling time period: Vietnam. Plus, it’s the story of the comradery, friendships and even 50 years later how winning brought the team together. This is a book that every Mets and every baseball fan must own. Since 1987, Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services can be providing compassionate and dependable home health care services. They have 14 locations throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, along with 24 hour availability, 365 days a year. Call Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing at 800 603 CARE (2273) or online at preferredcares.com.