April 2018 Newsletter- First Half
April is my favorite month. It has the special holidays of Easter and Passover. It's also a month for increased outdoor activity, so we can put a spring in our step and open our doors. I might add that April is my birthday month, the last day but still in April.

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The Patricia Raskin Show
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) is a not-for-profit, community-focused health plan founded in 1939 to help Rhode Islanders finance their healthcare needs. We are committed to improving the health and peace of mind of our more than 400,000 members by facilitating their access to affordable, high-quality healthcare. Our goal is to improve the quality of life of our customers and of the people of Rhode Island by improving their health for generations to come. Visit us at  bcbsri.com
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) and radio talk show host, Patricia Raskin, have created an exclusive series of workshops on healthy aging—just for BCBSRI members. Patricia and a team of local experts will be presenting these workshops at Your Blue Store℠ locations in East Providence, Lincoln, and Warwick, and will cover a variety of important topics.

And read the  article  featuring me and how I’m making these my very best years on BCBSRI’s The Rhode Ahead for Medicare site.
The Patricia Raskin Show Saturdays 3:00PM/ET
the award winning
 "powerhouse voice of radio"
for positive messaging
Saturday, April 7th
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3:00-3:30PM - Thelma Reese
Author, The New Senior Man
Sponsored by BCBS of RI

Thelma Reese, author of The New Senior Woman: Reinventing the Years Beyond Mid-Life. She will discuss her new book The New Senior Man, to satisfy requests from men. Thelma redefines retirement by offering inspiring stories of retired men who have expanded their experiences and discovered new sides of themselves. More about Thelma Reese
3:30- 4:00PM - Patricia Raskin and Tony Jones
Sponsored by Raskin Resources and Tony Jones

Join  Patricia Raskin, The Patricia Raskin Show on its 11th year, and  Tony Jones , a talk show host and podcaster on The Tony Jones Show. They will discuss how having your own podcast program can help you brand your business, share your message, educate your clients or leave a legacy for your children and grandchildren.   More about Patricia Raskin   More about Tony Jones
Saturday, April 14th
WPRO AM630/99.7FM online at 630WPRO.COM
3:00- 3:30 PM Dr. Daniel Amen
Author, Memory Rescue
Sponsored by BCBS of RI

Dr. Daniel Amen is an American psychiatrist, a brain disorder specialist, director of the Amen Clinics, and a ten-times New York Times bestselling author.  Dr. Amen has written, produced, and hosted nine popular shows about he brain that have aired over 70,000 times across America.He will discuss how to fight age related memory problems, prevent Alzheimer's, and how to improve your brain's health through his new book,  Memory RescueMore about Dr. Daniel Amen
3:30-4:00PM RI Solar Solutions - Michael Goulart
Sponsored by RI Solar Solutions

Michael Goulart, is a sales associate for Rhode Island Solar Solutions. Rhode Island Solar Solutions is committed to providing their customers with the most effective solar energy systems available. They also pride themselves on their exceptional service and customer satisfaction. He will discuss all of the services that they offer their customers.  More about Rhode Island Solar Solutions  
Upcoming Guests on VoiceAmerica.com
Mondays 2:00-3:00PM/ET
I am in my 15th year with VoiceAmerica.com. I began in the early days of internet radio and am pleased to say Voice America is outstanding in topics, hosts, and program line-up. Check out their other programs to be inspired. All current and past programs are archived on this site and can be heard after they air at:   VoiceAmerica.com 
 Monday, April 2nd
voiceamerica.com - Variety channel
2:00-2:30pm/11:00-11:30am PT - Tony Silbert

Tony Silbert, co-author of Healing Conversations Now: Enhance Relationships with Elders and Dying Loved Ones. There are inspirational stories, questions, and conversation starters provided to help you know what to do and say and will guide you as you engage in these new conversations. He will discuss how to better understanding of loved ones, ensure you have the conversations that you need and want to have, and find peace with no regrets.  More about Tony Silbert

2:30-3:00pm/11:30-12:00pm PT - Wendi Burkhardt

Wendi Burkhardt, CEO of Silvernest and a positive living guest with over 25 years o f technology experience working with venture start-ups, emerging technology offerings, rapid-growth tech firms and Fortune 500 corporations. Wendi focuses on the topic of housing solutions for an aging population with her online house-sharing service that pairs boomers and empty nesters with long-term compatible housemates. More about Wendi Burkhardt
Monday, April 9th
voiceamerica.com - Variety channel
2:00-2:30pm/11:00-11:30am PT - Dean Sluyter

Dean Sluyter, author of Fear Less:Living Beyond Fear, Anxiety, Anger and Addiction and has five highly acclaimed books. He provides easy to follow steps on issues such as letting go of overthinking, loosening the bonds of addiction, overcoming the fear of death, and finding meditative stillness in the thick of activity. More about Dean Sluyter
2:30-3:00pm/11:30-12:00pm PT - Olivia Hoblitzelle

Olivia Hoblitzelle, author of Aging With Wisdom: Reflections, Stories, and Teachings and is a teacher and therapist. Her teaching and writing are inspired by over 40 years of practice in psychology, Buddhist meditation, and other wisdom traditions. She will discuss practical pointers and tender stories about how later life can be full of meaning, joy, resolution and spiritual awakening. More about Olivia Hoblitzelle
Patricia's Recommendations:
Holocaust Remembrance Day:
Patricia is on the Holocaust Remembrance Day Committee at Temple Emanu-el
 Paper Clips is a 2004 documentary film about the Paper Clips Project,
where a middle school class tries to collect 6 million paper clips
to represent the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis

Join Holocaust survivors and the Rhode Island Interfaith Community
to remember those who perished in the Holocaust

Joe Fab, producer and writer will be the guest speaker
and will talk about his movie "Paper Clips"
and the film's impact on countering bigotry and anti-seminism

Where: Temple Emanu-El
99 Taft Ave.
Providence, RI 02906
When: April 11 at 7:00PM

Patricia chairs the Wonderful Women's Event
produced by East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce
Wonderful Women
Share an Evening with Women on Wisdom, Wellness and Beauty
Presented By:
Fabulous Food, Live Entertainment, Raffle Prizes and Cash Bar
Treat yourself to a night out with girlfriends to learn new ways of self care in today's marketplace and in the future!

Workshops will offer a variety of speakers and topics including: Positive aging, health benefits of CBD, South County Dermatology, and the art of relaxation

When: Thursday, April 12 6:00-9:00PM
Where: Quidnessett Country Club
950 N Quidnessett Rd,
North Kingstown, RI
Ticket Price: $35 ($40 starting April 9)



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On a mission to take back the lives we love from sickness due to the food we eat, Michelle Girasole helps her listeners live a vibrant life by providing the necessary tools for healthy living. Listen on iTunes here
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Surviving Family Court , a podcast for those needing guidance navigating the stresses of family court and their loved ones. Listen on iTunes here
PODCAST: Ponytale Talk

This CEO's podcast series with Kimberli J. Lewis provides sound advice for females in the workplace as well as anyone who is just trying to move a couple rungs up the career ladder. Listen on iTunes here
PODCAST: Covering Your A$$ets During Divorce

Jane McAuliffe will be discussing tips on how to begin the divorce process, how to obtain financial independence and how to make a case for your support. Listen on iTunes here
PODCAST: The Truth About Change: Focus on People to Achieve Results

Hillary Potts will discuss the five steps to leading change, how to gain alignment and agreement with your management team, and succeeding at change. Listen on iTunes here More about Hillary and The HAP Group

Check out both of her Facebook pages:
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Check out Patricia's videos on her website and on YouTube

View her podcasts of clients  Timothy Sweet,   Michelle Girasole, Kimberli Lewis, Jane McAuliffe, and Hilary Potts  on the iTunes App on RI Free Radio