Preferred to Serve as Major Sponsor of Three New Jersey Walks to Defeat ALS

EATONTOWN, N.J., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, Inc. (PHHC), a leader in providing home care to residents of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, is proud to provide significant support to the ALS Association's Greater New York Chapter, as a major sponsor of three of its Walks to Defeat ALS in New Jersey.

Preferred and its employees will dedicate their time and energy to help the Association's three New Jersey walks, which are slated for Long Branch (May 19th), Saddle Brook (June 9th) and Somerset (June 15th). "It's an honor to support  an excellent organization doing such important work," Joel Markel, President of PHHC remarked. "I know the entire Preferred family will rally and come out in droves to support all of those impacted by this terrible disease."

Dorine Gordon, President & CEO of the ALS Association Greater New York Chapter, stated, "We are delighted to have Preferred Home Health Care as a major sponsor of all three Walks to Defeat ALS in New Jersey.  Their interest in serving the complex needs of ALS patients is especially meaningful, and we look forward to working with them to improve the lives of those in New Jersey impacted by ALS."

Each year in the U.S., approximately 5,600 people are newly diagnosed with ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Over 30,000 Americans currently live with the disease. For more information on ALS or any of the Preferred-sponsored walks, please visit  or, respectively.

Since 1987, Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services (PHHC) has been proudly serving families throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Regarded as one of the best home health care agencies in the region, Preferred continues to foster long-standing relationships with all local hospitals and nursing homes in the region, focusing on the intimate understanding of home care complexities. Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services is accredited by CHAP, the leading accrediting organization for the home health care industry, which has publicly certified Preferred Home Health Care as voluntarily achieving the highest standards of excellence for home-based health care. For more information, visit

Contact: Jonathan Herman,, 732-443-8100

SOURCE Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, Inc.


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