Preferred Home Health Care Presents Elderfest Expo November 1

Posted on October 1, 2018 By

Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, with headquarters in Eatontown, is presenting Elderfest, a free expo sponsored by New Jersey Natural Gas, that highlights more than 40 vendors, food samplings, and free health and wellness screenings; a Pet Contest* with a grand prize of $500 sponsored by Rose Garden Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Toms River; free BINGO with prizes; a $100 gift card giveaway every 30 minutes; and more on Thursday, November 1, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Clarion Hotel, 815 Route 37, Toms River, N.J.

The public will have a chance to meet syndicated WOBM-AM radio hosts Joel Markel, the president and CEO of Preferred, and Marianne Levy. The featured guest is Linda Shields, The Jersey Shore Medium®, who will offer medium readings.

Any type of pet—bird, cat, dog, ferret, snake, etc.—is eligible to enter The Pet Contest. The pet can be cute, pretty or even silly, according to the judges’ choice. A Pet Contest entry card can be picked up any day between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. at the front desk of Rose Garden Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1579 Old Freehold Road, Toms River, 08753. Winners will be announced at 3:00 p.m. at Elderfest and must be present.

For more information about Elderfest or Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, contact Lisa Gallicchio, director of community relations, at or call 732-547-9886 or visit
*Pet Contest Rules: Contestants must be 18 years old to participate; use the designated entry card; submit only one entry card per pet. A pet can only be entered one time (Multiple entries of the same pet will be disqualified.) Entrants cannot submit multiple pictures of the same pet.

About Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services: Since 1993, Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services (PHHC), 45 Main Street, Eatontown, N.J., has provided a wide range of medical and non-medical home health care services from pediatric to geriatric care throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. PHHC is accredited by CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program), an accrediting organization for the home health care industry.

Preferred works collaboratively with physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, and facilities to ensure a smooth transition to one’s home. In-house services include skilled nursing care for infants, children, adults, and seniors; personal care services, including bathing, grooming, dressing, feeding, etc.; private duty nursing services; and at-home physical therapy, among others. All of the care can be provided in-house and is coordinated by registered nurses, with clinical supervision available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

New Jersey locations include corporate headquarters, Main Street, Eatontown; South Orange; Robbinsville; Toms River; Galloway; Elmwood Park; North Brunswick; Wyckoff Road, Eatontown; and Mt. Laurel. Pennsylvania locations include Bala Cynwyd, Allentown, and Bensalem. Visit Preferred at for more information.