Fairfax Radio 01/15/2019

Sonia Kashuk and Rebecca Nellis our next guests will discuss the challenges cancer patients and survivors face while working or looking for work during or after treatment, and tips on how to navigate workplace conversations. Kashuk and Nellis will also discuss how to better address the needs of patients and survivors in the workplace. Cancer and Careers is the only U.S. organization dedicated solely to serving the growing population of people working during and after cancer treatment. For more information, please visit www.cancerandcareers.org.

 

Rebecca Nellis, MPP is the Executive Director for Cancer and Careers. As an expert on cancer workplace issues, she travels the country speaking at national cancer conferences, leading hospitals and community events–more than 100 presentations to-date about the intersection of life, work and cancer.

 

Sonia Kashuk, a breast cancer survivor, is an award-winning makeup artist and the Founder of Sonia Kashuk Beauty. She is also a member of the Cancer and Careers Board of Governors.

 

 

 

Our last guest today is Dan Perkins, will discuss what’s happening in the World today!

Dan is political commentator, Author,of both thrillers and children’s books. He is a  Registered Investment Adviser, a Radio Personality who appears on over 1,100 radio stations. Mr. Perkins appears regularly on international TV talk shows, he is current events commentator for seven blogs, and a philanthropist with his foundation for American veterans, Songs and Stories for Soldiers, Inc. More information about him, his writings, and other works are available on his website, DanPerkins.guru

 

 

Our guest Ijeoma Iruke Consumer Education Specialist will discuss FSAstore.com. It’s that time of year again–holidays are in full swing and the new year is quickly approaching.  But there is one more piece of business to tend too.  Utilizing your flexible spending account (FSA).  An FSA is like a personal health fund where employees can put aside a portion of their income tax-free to save on thousands of eligible health & wellness expenses. Most FSA holders have a deadline on 12/31 annually.  Customers who shop with an FSA card don’t have to submit paper claims for reimbursement and you can use an FSA card to auto-approve purchases until 12am PST on Jan 1st.

 

Dr. Marcia Brose, MD, PhD, Medical Oncologist and Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania discussing the how Genomic Testing is changing the way doctors look at Cancer. The doctor will discuss Information about TRK fusion cancer. Cancer Awareness Months bring our attention to specific tumor types, but new advances in oncology are paving the way toward a new understanding of cancer – focusing on genomic alterations that drive cancer growth, rather than where it appears in the body.

 

Nichol Miller, TRK Fusion Cancer Patient will discuss her personal diagnosis and cancer journey.  Nichol Miller, a 45-year-old mother of three from Portland, Oregon, woke up one day and discovered a large knot in her leg. She went for a CT scan and was diagnosed with soft tissue sarcoma. After being treated with chemotherapy, it was clear that it was not working, and the tumor had grown. Nichol had surgery to remove the tumor in her leg — but soon thereafter, a new CT scan showed the cancer had spread to her lungs. When Nichol was diagnosed, her doctor had ordered genomic testing on the tumor. Her doctor re-examined the results and found that her tumor tested positive for a genomic alteration that may be responsible for the growth and spread of tumors.

 

Our next guest is Cindy Baier, President and CEO of Brookdale Senior Living.  She will share practical tips, resources, and her own personal experience of looking for signs that an aging parent may need assistance. Cindy will offer a downloadable checklist for adult children to use this holiday season, and offer advice on starting the senior living conversation with any and all family members. For more information go to newsroom.brookdale.com

 

Our last guest is Dan Klein, President and CEO of The Pan Foundation. The PAN Foundation is the largest independent charitable organization dedicated to helping people afford out-of-pocket costs for prescribed medical treatments and prescription medications. The inability to pay for essential medical care is not just a significant problem for the uninsured, but also for people who have health insurance. And it’s getting worse. Dan previously served as Senior Vice President for the Cystic Fibrosis Services specialty pharmacy and then as Senior Vice President for Patient Access Programs at the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation. For more information go to panfoundation.org

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A recent survey suggests Online Courses Can Accelerate Your Career, Improve Confidence, and Open New Doors in the Workplace.Our guest is: Patrick Mullane – Executive Director of HBX | Harvard Business School OnlineHarvard Business School, Boston, MA. Patrick Mullane, Executive Director of HBX | Harvard Business School Online, discusses how online courses can positively impact your career, increase confidence and self-esteem, and lead to tangible benefits such as raises or promotions. In addition, Patrick will discuss:

· The Harvard Business School approach to online education
· How the online program uses the resources, faculty, and reputation of Harvard  Business School to provide the best in business education to learners around the world
· Ways in which taking a course online can impact your professional life
· Innovative digital learning tools that help bring business education to life. For more information go to: https://online.hbs.edu

 

Nationally recognized gerontologist Jodi Olshevski our second guest will discuss how listeners can detect warning signs when it comes to driving behavior and initiate family conversations about this sensitive topic. She will also share highlights from research conducted by The Hartford and the MIT AgeLab that looks at how families are approaching the issue and will share resources and tools for older generation. For more information go to:https://www.thehartford.com/resources/mature-market-excellence/experts-on-aging

 

 

 

Our last guest is Elisabeth Kozack, a VP of Product Strategy and Customer Experience at Marcus by Goldman Sachs, she discusses financial fitness and share tips to manage debt, boost savings and track spending. Because, after all, 74% of Americans think their financial well-being has an impact on their overall health and almost two thirds (64%) feel they are not in the best financial shape they could be. Financial fitness just like physical fitness—requires desire, willpower and consistency.

Every January, millions of Americans enter the new year with a firm resolution to get in better shape. But while it may seem that everyone’s hitting the gym, for many, there’s one type of wellness that ranks even higher than that of the physical sort: financial health. According to the Marcus by Goldman Sachs®’ Financial Fitness Survey[1], 78% of Americans would rather get rid of their debt than lose weight and 40% consider their savings to be out of shape. For more information go to:https://www.marcus.com

 

WCVX 1160 AM 1/12/2019

Melissa Ridolfi, Vice President, Fidelity Investments. She will be giving the results of a new study which focused on What American’s Top 3 Financial Resolutions are for 2019.  And what were their regrets that derailed their progress toward keeping their financial resolutions for 2018 and finally what are their top financial concerns for 2019.  Melissa Ridolfi, VP, Retirement and College Leadership – Fidelity Investments
Melissa Ridolfi is Vice President of Retirement and College Leadership for Personal Investing (PI), a unit of Fidelity Investments. Fidelity Investments is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services to more than 20 million individuals, institutions and financial intermediaries. For more information go to Fidelity Investments.com     

 

Our final guests today are Dr. Julie Philley, The University of Texas Health, and Philip Leitman, President, NTM Info and Research, Inc. (NTMir).  Dr. Philley and Philip Leitman will be educating us on NTM lung. To spotlight this serious and often overlooked condition, Dr. Julie Philley, The University of Texas Health, and Philip Leitman, President, NTM Info and Research, Inc. (NTMir), will share their experiences with, and perspectives on, NTM lung disease. Dr. Philley and Philip Leitman will be educating your viewers on NTM lung.Winter may trigger peak cold and flu season, but symptoms, such as coughing and fatigue, could be a sign of something else.

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