New Episodes:

Join Kosta and his guest: Blair Dudley, Founder and CEO of Hip Cookeville, a public benefit corporation whose mission is to enhance the quality of experiences for the people who live, work, and play in Putnam County and surrounding communities.

The Rising Tide with Blair Dudley

September 22, 2023

In our latest episode, Kosta sits down for a candid conversation with Marc Burnett, the current Director of Development at Mustard Seed Ranch and Former Vice President of Student Affairs at Tennessee Tech. Marc’s compelling journey from an undergraduate student in English Journalism to a key figure in education and community development is truly inspiring. […]

Study and Be Somebody with Marc Burnett

September 5, 2023

In our latest episode, Kosta sits down for a heart-to-heart with Buffy Key, the dynamic CEO of Cookeville Regional Medical Center and the newest member of the Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board. Buffy’s inspiring journey from a medical laboratory scientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to the top echelons of healthcare leadership is nothing short of remarkable. As we stroll down memory lane, Buffy opens up about her emotions when the board of trustees unanimously picked her for the CEO role and how her varied roles over the years have enriched her outlook on healthcare operations.

Caring for Each Other with Buffy Key

Cookeville Podcast Better Together with Kosta Yepifantsev, Buffy Key, Cookeville Regional Medical Center

August 21, 2023

This episode, we have the privilege of speaking with Camron Rudd, the COO of Hörmann North America, a powerhouse in the door manufacturing industry. Originating from Germany and boasting an impressive history, Hörmann’s influence now spans the globe. Camron will be sharing his journey from education to his role in this global giant, giving listeners an understanding of how diverse educational backgrounds can shape career trajectories. Many times, we underestimate the potential of certain degrees, and through Camron’s story, we’ll discover how any academic path can lead to success.

Caution: Robots at Work with Camron Rudd

Cookeville Podcast, Cookeville, Podcast, Kosta Yepifantsev

August 14, 2023

Selling a family home to transition into long term care can be a difficult and emotional decision for many families. Often, these transitions happen suddenly after a health emergency, such as a fall or a change in cognitive abilities, leaving families with little time to make decisions and understand their options. As a result, many […]

Myths and Misconceptions: Selling Your Home to Transition into Long-Term Care with Ben Rao

December 12, 2022

In this episode of “Now or Never Long-Term Care Strategy,” host Kosta Yepifantsev is joined by Jason Neufeld, an elder law attorney and partner at Elder Needs Law. They discuss why everyone should consider working with an elder law attorney, especially as they approach retirement age. According to Neufeld, elder law is an umbrella term […]

Why You Need an Elder Law Attorney with Jason Neufeld

December 12, 2022

In this episode of the Now or Never Long-Term Care Strategy with Kosta Yepifantsev, Kosta is joined by Kelly Augsburger, a certified Long Term Care Insurance Specialist. The two discuss the benefits of long term care insurance and how it differs from other forms of insurance. According to Kelly, long term care insurance is a […]

What is Long-Term Care Insurance and Who Needs It with Kelly Augspurger

Long Term Care Podcast

December 12, 2022

In this episode of the Now or Never Long-Term Care Strategy with Kosta Yepifantsev podcast, host Kosta Yepifantsev is joined by Joseph Chu, owner of assisted living locators and certified senior advisor. The two discuss how to choose the right long term care option for yourself or a loved one. According to Joseph, the first […]

Choosing the Right Long-Term Care with Joseph Chu

Long-Term Care Podcast

December 12, 2022

In this episode of the Now or Never Long-Term Care Strategy with Kosta Yepifantsev, Kosta Yepifantsev is joined by long term care specialist Bill Comfort. Kosta and Bill discuss the various ways that the average American can pay for long term care, and how to rank those options. One of the most common ways that […]

How You’ll Pay for Long-Term Care with Bill Comfort

December 11, 2022

Join Kosta and his guest: Ricky Shelton, Founder and Creator of Better Cookeville, Influencer, Digital Marketing Strategist, Community Development Leader and the 31st Mayor to serve the City of Cookeville. In This Episode: We’re going behind the scenes of City Council, talking about how social media changed the expectations of local leaders and going back in time to […]

The Power of Community with Ricky Shelton

November 9, 2022