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.
Preferred Company 4-30-19: Richard Pryor Jr
Welcome to Preferred Company with Fran Holinda, Jimmy Givens and Richard Pryor Jr., today’s guest. Richard is the first born son of Richard Pryor who was a highly controversial and influential comedian and actor. Richard’s new book “In A Pryor Life”, takes readers through a journey of his life from overwhelming obstacles like being born at only 2 pounds and staying in the hospital for several weeks to being molested as a young child, having a sexual identity crisis, dealing with drug addiction and being a female impersonator. But his story is much more than the obstacles, it’s about surviving and thriving as a person. Find out the most important moral of his life story: how you start isn’t how you finish. Plus, he’ll explain how his life was very different from someone born of a famous parent. When a person is dealing with an illness and can’t live independently, there’s a need for home health care services. Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing guarantees one on one attention versus the high patient to nurse ratio at nursing homes, assisted living facilities or hospitals. Preferred has live in certified home health aides or around the clock nurses to make sure your loved one is safe and well care for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 800 603 CARE (2273) or go online to preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 4-26-19: Dr. Anna Yusim
This is Preferred Company with Fran Holinda and guest Dr. Anna Yusim. Dr. Yusim’s works with patients to achieve their highest level of mental and emotional well-being. She treats people who are going through difficult life circumstances like relationship difficulties, family problems, stress and trauma. Today, she talks about pressing issues that affect our psychological behavior as we enter the season of Spring. A new season means going into a pattern of new beginnings and closing old chapters in life. Dr. Yusim will address the first step in facing our fears and how she helps patients to overcome being afraid of failure.
Preferred Company 4-25-19: Dr Robert James Houchin
This is Preferred Company with Fran Holinda and David Crossan. Today’s guest is Dr. Robert James Houchin, a dentist who specializes in sleep apnea. Dr. Houchin wrote the book “Are You Snoring Yourself to Death?” Find out why so many dentists are becoming involved with the treatment of sleep apnea, the awful side effects of obstructive sleep apnea, how he works with patients to resolve sleep problems and how effective a dental appliance treats sleep apnea. If your child’s illness or injury has affected the family, count on Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services. Their highly trained, licensed pediatric clinician will be there for you every step of the way. They will work with your child’s doctor and hospital to ensure that all physicians orders are planned and executed properly. Every child and their family requires unique and individual care. Their pediatric nursing services are available at your home or child’s school 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. Call Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services at 800 603 CARE (2273) or online at preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 4-23-19: Cindy Klement
This is Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. Today, Fran speaks to Cindy Klement. Cindy is the author of “Your Body’s Environmental Chemical Burden”. Cindy had a childhood fraught with asthma, intestinal disorders and other ailments, all of which continued to cause discomfort well into her adulthood. After an encounter with a doctor trained in Germany, she followed his dietary suggestions and herbal medicine recommendations. Her body was completely healed through organic eating and clean living in nine months. However, despite the lifestyle change, Cindy had a test that revealed her body was burdened with a toxic load of chemicals like pesticides, BPA, parabens and VOCs. She accumulated 1,500 research papers on the topic about these chemicals were and how they affected her health. The results were startling. In her book, Klement discusses some of the top chemicals that interfere with our hormones. Find out what other cleaning alternatives we should use instead of chemical cleaners, why bottled water may not be that safe for you and why it’s up to the millennial generation for a cleaner future. Now, you can listen to Preferred Company on your Alexa by adding the Preferred Company skill. Simply say “Alexa, open Preferred Company” and listen to Joel and Fran where ever you go. Also, you can download the Preferred Company app or listen on preferredcompany.net.
Preferred Company 4-18-19: Allison Arngrim
Welcome to Preferred Company with Fran Holinda and Jimmy Givens. Today’s guest is Allison Arngrim. Allison is known for her role as Nellie Olsen on “Little House On The Prairie”, which is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year. But as she says, she’s much more than Nellie Olsen. She has performed stand up comedy that has included a one person show about her true life stories. Allison also stunned fans with perhaps one of the most revealing moment in her show and book revealing history of childhood sexual abuse, becoming an advocate on legislature preventing child abuse by joining the advisory board of the National Association to Protect Children (PROTECT). Find out what’s new with Allison and how to find her on social media. Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services can take care of your loved one at home with a variety of home health care services like skilled nursing which eliminates the burden of constant doctors appointments; homemaker care including daily meal preparation and toileting and short term respite care allowing family members the break they deserve. Call Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services at 800 603 CARE (2273) or online at preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 4-16-19: Angela Gachassin
Today’s guest on Preferred Company with Joel Markel and Fran Holinda is Angela Gachassin. Angela wrote the book “Autism Healed For Life”. At age 3, her son Glenn was diagnosed with Autism. She chronicles her daily experiences as they both struggle to conquer his autism symptoms. Angela shares how she integrated speech, occupational, sensory and food aversion therapies together with self care skills. She explains a huge part of autism is sensory integration dysfunction and why the five senses of the body are either hypo sensitive or hyper. She believes with a lot of therapy, learn from experiences and incorporate it into daily life. Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services offers hourly home health care, live in home health aides and registered nurses to keep your loved ones from 2 to 102 living well at home. If you are in need of home health care services, call 800 603 CARE (2273) or go online to preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 4-11-19: Dr. Carly Marie Manly
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. Carly Marie Manly. She is a clinical psychologist who wrote “Joy From Fear: Create the Life of Your Dreams By Making Fear Your Friend”. Many relationships are harmed by the long-lasting scars of verbal sparring. Dr. Manly believes if you find yourself running away from fear, you’re running in the wrong direction. Fear demands that we move toward it, face it, and hear its messages. When we fail to do this, the price is chronic anxiety, sleeplessness, damaged relationships, skyrocketing pharmaceutical use and more. Fear is not the enemy we thought it was; fear, when faced with awareness is the powerful ally and best friend we all need. Whether you are new to psychotherapy or a seasoned client, she invites you to explore how her approach to therapy might nurture your journey. There is hope and reaching out is the first step. Home health care is the best way to preserve one’s own independence and remain in the comfort of their own homes. Whether you are an older adult who suffers from a chronic condition or have an infant with complex medical needs, call Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services. They have live-in certified home health aides or around-the-clock nurses to make sure patients are safe and well cared for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 800 603 CARE (2273) or visit preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 4-9-19: Amy Kearns & Maya Gibson
This is Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services along with Fran Holinda. Joining them are Amy Kearns and Maya Gibson from the Ocean County Library branch in Toms River. The library offers plenty of free services for kids and adults including arts and crafts, education programs, art exhibitions, 3D printing and much more. Check out their special events like “When Radio Entertained People”, “Mindful of Race”, a film screening of “After Auschwitz” and even a dance performance from the Ocean County College Repertory Dance Company. Amy and Maya keep you updated with library happenings. With 21 branches, the Ocean County library has something for everyone. Go to oceancountylibrary.org.
Preferred Company 4-5-19: Barbara Stabiner
Barbara Stabiner is back on Preferred Company to reach out to listeners and tap into their aura, frequency and vibrations to translate what she sees, hears and feels. Listeners will get a chance to ask Barbara personal questions from relationships, job futures and success. What’s going on with Aquarius, Gemini and Libra signs and how have roadblocks affected personal relationships and individual employment? Barbara will tell you. Not only is Barbara a visionary life coach and energy counselor, she is a clairvoyant, which means she’s clearly seeing into two worlds and tapping into a person’s energy field. Your loved one needs home care and suddenly you find yourself facing a million difficult issues! It can become overwhelming, demanding huge amounts of your time, energy and resources. When that time arrives, call Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, 800 603 CARE (2273) or visit preferredcares.com. Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services offers 24 hour live in services to all of New Jersey. Their home health aides and licensed practical nurses can take care of clients from 3 to 103. Call 800 603 CARE (2273) or visit preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 4-2-19: Traci Clayton
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. Today’s guest is Dr. Traci Clayton, author, speaker and trusted leadership advisor. Traci is known for her deep insights, bringing together outside-in and inside-out perspectives to solve some of healthcare’s toughest leadership and culture challenges. Dr. Clayton wrote “Abundant Kids Rock” which offers children and families practical tools for positive thinking, immediately useful for creating successful mindsets that lead to lives full of joy, health, resilience and strong relationships. She believes what’s missing in life are the skills and strategies kids need for a healthy mental, emotional and social life, an abundant life if you will! Find out what the acronym ROCK stands for in her book and how it’s useful for positive thinking. Are you ready to Rock? Come join Preferred Company!
Preferred Company 3-29-19: Dr Anna Yusim
It’s feeling like Spring today with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. That’s because guest Dr. Anna Yusim is bringing the sunshine! Dr. Yusim is a psychiatrist on the Upper East Side in Manahattan and is author of “Fulfilled”. She will explain what does it mean to be fulfilled, how do we achieve it and overcome our obstacles in life and how we can connect to something greater than ourselves into our purpose in this world. Plus, why distractions keep us from being fulfilled. It’s all positive thoughts into the weekend with Preferred Company! Take Preferred Company with you on the go: say “Alexa: Open Preferred Company” and you can listen to live and previous shows. If you’re in need of home health care, call Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services at 800 603 CARE (2273) or online at preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 3-28-19: Nicole Kelly
Welcome to Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. Today’s guest is Nicole Kelly. Nicole is author of “Charming Cheaters: Protect Yourself from Sociopaths, Pyschopaths and Sexopaths in Your Life”. She believes socipaths, pyschopaths and sexopaths are running our country, companies and churches. Find out what is a sexopath, why sex addiction is real, how to identify these characteristics and protecting yourself. But first, Nicole says we must learn to recognize them to delve deeper into the nature of the sociopath mind next door.
Preferred Company 3-22-19: Debbie & Matt Geissinger
Joining Joel Markel and Fran Holinda are Debbie and Matt Geissinger from Lost Dog Search and Rescue. Their purpose is helping owners find their lost dogs before harm could come to them. For dogs they find that have been abandoned and dumped, they provide shelter, medical attention, love and then find them forever homes. Their second goal is to take in dogs that have been abandoned, classified as un-adoptable, have behavioral or medical issues that would cause a dog to be on an euthanasia list to either keep safe and care for till its time for them to cross the Rainbow Bridge or rehabilitate and adopt out. This is why you won’t find a lot of adoptions come from their rescue. Lost Dog Search and Rescue does this strictly for the benefit of the dog! Find out very important tips: what to do and what not to do when you find a lost dog or if your dog is missing, why tagging a dog is important and why fence protection in your backyard is essential. Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services provides adult and senior care at home. They are here to assist clients in a one-on-one home setting with nurses and certified home health aides that are thoroughly screened, trained and supervised. Get the care and compassion your family deserves. Call Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing at 800 603 CARE (2273), go to preferredcares.com and find them on facebook and twitter at Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services.
Preferred Company 3-19-19: Linda Scheele
This is Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. They are joined by Linda Scheele. Linda has owned four businesses. After closing her Wine Distribution Company, she decided at age 73 to become a yoga teacher. Linda is certified in four types of yoga and is also a Reiki Master. Her DVD “Chair Yoga with Linda Scheele” was released in May 2018 and her CD “Yoga Nidra with Linda Scheele” was released in Oct ober 2018. She will explain how you feel may very well be the most important factor in determining your health, happiness and longevity. Linda notes the difference between the chronological, biological, physiological and psychological age and will focus on the big 3: breathing, movement and mediation. Linda says just because you’re older doesn’t mean you can’t do yoga or exercise. It’s amazing how much we can do when we age. Get more Preferred Company on your Amazon Echo by saying “Alexa, Open Preferred Company. Simply enable the Preferred Company skill and you can listen to previous shows anytime!
Preferred Company 3-14-19: John O’Rourke
This is Preferred Company with Fran Holinda, Lori Draz and guest John O’Rourke. John is the author of “Mystery, Millions & Murder in North Jersey”. You may recall the kidnapping and killing of Exxon’s International President Sidney Reso in April 1992. This case made national headlines and for 57 days, it kept everyone wondering what had happened to Mr. Reso. The narrative is based upon interviews with the FBI, local law enforcement and associates of Art Seale (the ex-cop and kidnapper). John enlightens listeners with this story, what he has learned from his research into the investigation, why he believes history tends to dull events and how he gets readers to feel what it was like to be Mr. Resos’ shoes. What is home health care? Who needs home health care? Why home health care? You might think home health care is just for those who are living with a terminal disease, but the truth is even children and adults need home health care too. Discover Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and you’ll soon see why they’re the most trusted home health care agency around. Call them at 800 603 CARE (2273) or go online at preferredcares.com.
Preferred Company 3-12-19: Diane Raver
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 Diane Raver, founder of The Garden State Film Festival: New Jersey’s Premiere Film Festival. The Garden State Film Festival is excited to have added another day to the line-up. The festival will now run 5 days from March 27 to 31 in Asbury Park. Find out what’s happening during the festival, more on the special screening of “My Dinner With Alan”, meet the film makers series and details on Joel hosting a screening of “The Birdcatcher”. It’s a festival you don’t want to miss! Get Preferred Company 24/7 by enabling the Preferred Company skill on your Amazon device, download the app or on preferredcompany.net. Say “Alexa, open Preferred Company” and you’ll always be with Preferred Company anywhere you go!
Preferred Company 3-8-19: Gay Dickey
It’s Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, Fran Holinda and guest Gay Dickey. Gay is a teacher at Lakewood High School, assisting students with career planning. She believes children are our future and if we don’t prepare them for tomorrow, today, than we should be held responsible. Gay is also here to talk about the Night of Stars, which is an event honoring senior citizens with appreciation at their very own prom. You may not realize that some seniors growing up weren’t able to attend their prom because they were serving our country in various wars. So this a special night out for all and what senior doesn’t love to dance? Night of Stars will take place Friday May 10th from 5 to 9 p.m. at Lakewood High School in Lakewood. Hear more from Gay on Preferred Company and for additional information, call 732 905 3500 extension 7402. Need home health care? Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services is available around the clock, 365 days a year. They want to keep you or a loved one living well at home. Call 800 603 CARE (2273), go online to preferredcares.com and friend/follow them on facebook and twitter.
Preferred Company 3-7-19: Meghan Cox Gurdon
Imagine am elixir so strong that a daily dose makes your family smarter, happier, healthier, more successful and closely attached. Now imagine that you can have it without spending a dime. It all starts with a story, a voice and a place to sit. Preferred Company with Joel Markel and Fran Holinda are speaking to beloved Wall Street Journal columnist, Megan Cox Gurdon. She is author of “The Enchanted Hour”. Find out why reading a book aloud is a simple experience and rediscovers magic of another character, how reading helps development to someone very young, how reading synchronizes brains of both the reader and the listener. “The Enchanted Hour” will inspire readers to share a life altering tradition with the people they love the most and rediscover an enchanted slice of their own childhood. Did you know that Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services not only handles the needs of care for adults, but children as well? Preferred’s home health aids and licensed practical nursing can take care of infants to teenagers and older. So when a situation arises, call 800 603 CARE (2273) or go online to preferredcares.com. The preferred choice is Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services!