June 2018 Newsletter- Second Half
Here we are in June at the beginning of summer welcomed by so many of us especially in New England. Its time to gear up for outdoor activities and fun in the sun. Its also a time for graduations, weddings, days at the beach and some great summer fruit. Have a great summer! 

"The Patricia Raskin Show"  
The program that helps you find answers to tough questions, turn obstacles into opportunities, and challenges into solutions. 

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 As of July 1st The Patricia Raskin Show makes a move. After 10 and a half wonderful years on WPRO, Patricia is expanding and broadcasting her program exclusively on VoiceAmerica.com and iTunes, where her show has been on air for 15 years.
The show name is now Patricia Raskin Positive Living Show.
VoiceAmerica.com is the #1 in Internet, online and podcast listening. 

To listen to the Patricia Raskin Positive Living show:

•Use the app APP: Voice America Talk Radio, The Variety Channel
•LIVE: Mondays 2PMET/11AMPT VoiceAmerica.com - The Variety Channel 
•ONLINE & ON DEMAND:  VoiceAmerica.com - The Variety Channel 
•FOR WPRO listeners this program is rebroadcast on Saturdays at 3PMET/12PMPT on voiceamerica.com. -The Health and Wellness Channel

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island
is a sponsor of
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.
Coming up next

  • June 21 is the workshop on Safeguarding your finances with Bruce Boguslav at the East Providence Blue Store
  • June 26, 27, 28 on Caregiver Support with Jenny Miller and Charlotte R. Crist at Lincoln, Warwick, and East Providence Blue Stores

And view the  article and video featuring me and how I’m making these my very best years on BC BSRI’s The Rhode Ahead for Medicare site.
Safeguarding your finances

Presented by Bruce Boguslav
Blue Store:
East Providence: Thursday, June 21st at 6:00 PM

Bruce Boguslav

Bruce Boguslav,
Founder and Executive Director of HSI Trust- Home Savers, LTD.

Learn these tips to prepare for retirement and create the lifestyle you want in your golden years.

  1. Know where you are at
  2. Build a base
  3. Protect your base
  4. Enhance your base
  5. Enjoy your base

Caregiver Support

Presented by
Jenny Miller and Charlotte R. Crist
Blue Stores:
Lincoln: Tuesday, June 26th at 9:30am
Warwick: Wednesday, June 27th at 2:30pm
East Providence: Thursday, June 28th at 6:00pm


Jenny Miller
MSW, CMC, President & Geriatric Care
Manager of Senior Care Concepts, Inc.
Charlotte R. Crist
BS, RN-BC, CCM, CPHQ, Managing
Director, Clinical Programs at
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island
Learn how to help with the challenging task of providing care for a loved one and
taking care of the caregiver

  1. Beware of burn out
  2. Watch your step
  3. Keep it simple
  4. Open the toolbox
  5. Chart your course
"The Patricia Raskin Show"
Saturdays 3:00PM/ET
 WPRO AM630/99.7FM
online at 630WPRO.COM
"The Powerhouse Voice of Radio" For Positive Messaging
Saturday, June 16th
3:00- 4:00 PM - Tony Jones

Join Patricia Raskin and Tony Jones, podcaster and host of the Tony Jones Show. Patricia and Tony will talk about Patricia's internet and podcast show moving exclusively to VoiceAmerica.com as of July 1st. They will also talk with Bill Hanney, owner and producer of Matunuck’s historic Theatre By The Sea and it's current Summer season lineup. Patricia and Tony will also interview, public speaking coach, Peter George, and the importance of good communication. More about Tony Jones. More about Theatre by the Sea. More about Peter George.
Saturday, June 23rd
3:00-3:30PM - Betsy Sherry
Sponsored by BCBC of RI

Betsy Sherry, BSN, M.Ed., is a registered nurse with 30 years of experience in community health, designing and implementing school health programs. In the difficult course of trying to assist her declining parents, Betsy and her sister searched for easy-to-use, comprehensive resource information, but were unable to find it. They have created a resource guide to provide others with the help they need for their declining parents. She will discuss the new book she co-authored, Aging Parents, The Essential Guide for Peace of Mind. More about Betsy Sherry
3:30- 4:00 PM - Patricia Raskin and Tony Jones

Join  Patricia Raskin and Tony Jones, talk show host and podcaster on The Tony Jones Show. Patricia and Tony will talk to both Joanne Bilotta, Principal Senior Consultant, and Al Charbonneau, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Business Group on Health. More about Tony Jones. More about the Rhode Island Business Group on Health.
Saturday, June 30th
3:00-4:00PM - Jeff Spenard

Join Patricia Raskin with co-host Tony Jones, when they talk with Jeff Spenard, Rhode Island native, founder and CEO of World Talk Radio, home of the VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Networks . VoiceAmerica is the leader in internet talk radio with eight channels producing over 300 hours of live internet programs each week since 1999.

Jeff is a published author and his book “Finding Your Frequency” is a do it yourself guide to creating, organizing, and distributing your message. With over 25 years of broadcast media experience, Jeff has helped over 3,000 professionals access a foothold in digital media, content creation, distribution and syndication. Jeff is also a known speaker and a media consultant and is a board member for various business and charitable organizations. 

Jeff will discuss the growth of VoiceAmerica over the past twenty years, as well as Patricia's fifteen year longevity on the VoiceAmerica network and her exclusive program there beginning July.  More about Jeff Spenard and Voiceamerica.com
Upcoming Guests on VoiceAmerica.com
Mondays 2:00-3:00PM/ET
I am in my 15th year with VoiceAmerica.com and will be moving exclusivly online as of July 1st. 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, June 18th
voiceamerica.com - Variety channel
2:00-2:30pm/11:00-11:30am PT - Cher Holton

Cher Holton,  author, speaker, and extraordinary leader will discuss her latest book, entitled Extraordinary Leadership: Connecting With Your Seven Core Abilities to Bring Out the Extraordinary Abilities in Others. Cher has worked with a prestigious list of corporate, government, education and healthcare clients since 1984. She is president of The Holton Consulting Group, Inc., and offers keynote speaking, facilitated turbo-training, coaching, and consulting to clients throughout the United States, Canada, Germany, and England.  M ore about Cher Holton's work
2:30-3:00pm/11:30-12:00pm PT - Katherine Reid

Catherine Reid,  An award-winning essayist, author, and naturalist will be discussing her book The Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables. Reid showcases the landscape of Prince Edward Island which inspired author L. M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables. The  journals, archives, and scrapbooks in Catherine Reid's novel explores the many similarities between Montgomery and her unforgettable heroine, Anne Shirley.   More a bout   Catherine Reid's work .
Monday, June 25th
voiceamerica.com - Variety channel
2:00-2:30pm/11:00-11:30am PT - Dr. Ed Dramberger

Dr. Ed Dramberger, is a sought after global consultant, trainer, speaker, and author. He is a travel expert who has been to 180 of the world’s 196 countries and lived on six continents. Dr. Ed Dramberger knows firsthand how the power of travel can change your life for the better. He will discuss his new book, Destination Diaries, both a collection of his best travel stories as well as an instructional guide for anyone looking to turn travel into something more. More on Dr. Ed Dramberger
2:30-3:00pm/11:30-12:00pm PT
Dan Cohen and Emily Blefeld

Emily Blefeld and Dan Cohen, are a psychotherapist and psychologist who specialize in helping entrepreneurs and other professionals accomplish their most ambitious goals for personal development and business success. Emily and Dan’s unique practice model incorporates the growing body of evidence suggesting that consciousness continues beyond bodily death. They work with the unseen ancestral presences and inherited imprints that are behind our most challenging emotional, behavioral and relationship issues.



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