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Restaurant of the Week Segment – August 10, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Willie Rhine, re: “849 Restaurant and Lounge”, 849 N. Palm Cyn., P.S.
– Outstanding menu items. Added Chicken Milanese for the summer.
– Lounge menu, “you can say you ate for $9”.
– New item, 3 sliders.
– DISCUSSION of the 3-course menu for $29. For the rest of the summer. Sun., – Thurs. Regular portions, huge saving.
– DISCUSSION of the cool summer drinks.
– HOLD THE DATE; 11.21 fundraiser @ the Biggi estate for Loving All Animals catered by “849”.
– Sept., 1 – will be four years. Open 365 days a year.
– Catering business up and running and has a separate website.
– Willie goes to breakfast on Sunday and then to Revivals.
(760) 325-8490)


Arts/Artists Segment – August 10, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Arts/Artists Segment

BARONE ART w/ Karen and Tony Barone re: @The Atrium, 69930 Hwy., 111, Rancho Mirage, CA.
– They do outdoor public art installations.
– K-9 “Wedding Party” @ the Atrium. 9 sculptures of different breeds of dogs. A wedding couple and the rest of the party.
– HOLD THE DATE: Oct., a wedding shower, a benefit for P.S. Animal Shelter. Brings cans of dog and cat food as a shower gift.
– HOLD THE DATE: Oct., a wedding ceremony w/ Simeon Den as the “bride” and Karen Barone as the “groom”.
– DISCUSSION of how each of the rabbits in the “Warren” were sponsored and after the installation @ the Atrium was over, the sculpture then went to it’s “forever home”. Now the dogs will do the same.
– DISCUSSION of the term and definition of “cultural tourism”. i.e. Large art installations are tourist attractions.
– DISCUSSION of large scale art installations are for the entertainment and enjoyment of all ages.
(760) 333-8953)

Karen & Tony

Animal Segment – August 10, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – Animal Segment

LOVING ALL ANIMALS w/ Lynne Lockwood re: 83496 Ave., 51, Coachella CA. 92236.
– DISCUSSION of Willie Rhine of “849” and their catering.
– DISCUSSION of the phone calls they got about folks who are feeding “community cats” (formerly called feral cats). Can be spayed, neutered, micro-chipped and vaccinated FOR FREE. Call Loving All Animals for information.
– ADVICE on how to go to the pet stores and ask for any bags of pet food that are broken open etc.
– DISCUSSION of how folks leave dogs and cats behind when they leave the Valley and how these animals cannot survive.
– DISCUSSION that you need to make plans for your animals after you are gone. Don’t ASSUME your kids will want them. Lol.
(760) 834-7000)


“Senior Moment” Segment – August 10, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – “Senior Moment” Segment

FAMILY HOSPICE CARE w/ Dr. Howard Cohen re: 255 El Cielo Rad., C-300, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– He’s the medical director for Family Hospice Care, the largest hospice care facility in the area.
– Hospice is about living not about dying. “Life is what we die from”.
– Hospice takes care WHERE YOU LIVE, but usually not in a hospital.
– DISCUSSION of folks taking the summertime to think and talk about the “end of life” options.
– 2016, CA. passed the “End of Life Option Act”. Physician assisted dying. Very interesting criteria for this procedure.
– Can email questions and comments to Dr. Cohen @ hcohen@nullfamilyhospicecare.com.
– The #1 reason people opt out of life is not pain, it is that they can no longer can engage in the enjoyment of life.
(760) 674-3344)


cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – August 10, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 2 – cont. “Senior Moment” Segment

BROOKDALE SENIOR LIVING w/ Kurt Suminski 72201 Country Club Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA., 92270. He’s the Clare Bridge/Memory Co-ordinator.
– Any holiday is a good time for visiting parents and or children to check out the facilities for the future.
– DISCUSSION of the workable timing for becoming a resident and how to reserve a space.
– You can be a resident of different Brookdale facilities around the country.
– DISCUSSION of the Three levels @ Brookdale care provides: 1.) Independent Living 2). Assisted Living and 3.) Memory Care (Clare Bridge).
– SUMMER ACTIVITIES: Pool, Spa, Cosmos Club and the Safari Lounge. Gals also have the “Red Hat Ladies”.
– DISCUSSION of how children have become mobile and left home and the care of the parents has changed – in comparison to when elder parents lived in the family home while aging w/ several generations under the same roof.
– OPEN CAMPUS you can just drop in.
(760) 346-7772)


cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – August 10, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – cont. “Senior Moment” Segment

FOREST LAWN w/ Larry Davis re: 69855 E. Ramon Rd., Cathedral City, CA. 92234.
– Celebrating his 15 years w/ Forest Lawn when they took over the Cathedral City location and 47 years in the funeral profession.
– Forest lawn is service oriented in all things.
– DISCUSSION of how quickly time seems to go and how important it is to say the things you want/need to say and NOT TO WAIT.
– We are all aging @ the same rate, one day @ a time.
– DISCUSSION of his perception of life and death in his career in this industry, and how it’s changed in his 47 years in the industry.
– DISCUSSION of “funeral law” and the 3 attorneys that Forest Lawn has on staff due in part to the change in families.
– Cremation has increased from 2% to 75% in the last few years here in the Valley.
– Funerals are now less about religion and ritual and more about the person. A funeral can now be sent via “stream-spot” around the world w/ the new technology.
– Pre-planning and pre-paying for your services will give you the “control” and peace of mind. Forest Lawn personnel will help w/ these discussions also.
(760) 328-3112)


Medical Segment – August 10, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – Medical Segment

NEURO VITALITY CENTER w/ Bev Greer re: 2800 E. Alejo Rd., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– She is the Chief Executive Officer of the NVC.
– DISCUSSION of the effects of isolation as one gets older. Social media vs. one-on-one and face-to-face exchanges.
– REPORT on Go Go Grandparent, a service for older folks who don’t have a smart phone for transportation w/ Uber/Lyft. www.gogograndparent.com.
– DISCUSSION of their expanded services now; now have an RN, (Ashley) and a social worker, (Anne) on board @ NVC.
– NVC is an outpatient/ambulatory facility.
– NVC is the ONLY facility of its kind IN THE WORLD.
– Facility will be renamed to honor Anne Angel.
(760) 323-7673)


cont. Medical Segment – August 10, 2029

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – cont. Medical Segment

DESERT CARE NETWORK w/ Dr. Jeremiah Dreisbach re: Desert Regional Medical Center/Hi-Desert Medical Center/JF Memorial Hospital.
– DISCUSSION of his background in family and sports medicine.
– DISCUSSION of the different mental and physical aspects of aging that you can control w/ different behaviors and attitudes.
– REPORT on day-to-day physical activities such as walking that will help so much.
– DISCUSSION of group activities, i.e. swimming etc., that also help w/ isolation issues.
– DISCUSSION of things you can do to stimulate your brain/mind and to fight aging.
– His wife, father and brother are all doctors in the area.
– 8.15.19 – His FREE seminar; “Aging Well: Staying Active in Your Golden Years”. 1-2 PM. @ the Mizell Senior Center, 480 S. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, CA. 92262. Please RSVP.
(833) 773-6344)

Dr. Dreisbach

Travel Segment – August 10, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – Travel Segment

A.C.T. TOURS w/ Steve Kanold – 555 S. Sunrise Way, Ste., #219, Palm Springs, CA. 92264.
– REPORT on the new brochure and the fabulous trips offered.
– i.e. tours to: Eastern Germany; Mexico’s Copper Canyon; Nile Cruise; S. Korean and Japan; “End of the World” around the Horn; Paradise Cruise to the Seychelles, Mauritius, Madagascar and Reunion Island; Theater in New York; Yacht Cruise to Croatia, Slovenia and Venice; Best of Greece; Christmas Cruise to Hawaii; Buenos Aires of Iguassu Falls.
– DISCUSSION of the fact that the United States is considered less safe to travel in than travel abroad.
– SAVE THE DATE. FREE Travel Club of the Desert the 1st Wed., in September.
– Check the website for great day trips.
(760) 322-1247)


Restaurant of the Week/Theatre Segment – August 3, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week/Theatre Segment

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Gabe Terrado, re: “LuLu California Bistro”, 200 S. Palm Cyn., P.S.
– DISCUSSION of the International crowds @ LuLu’s and the huge summer crowds.
– Open 7 days a week, 8 AM to 11 PM.
– DISCUSSION of “happy hour” menu from 11 AM to close each day.
– DISCUSSION of the long history of employees w/ the Kellers and LuLu CA. Bistro.
– DISCUSSION of “sister restaurant” Acqua CA. Bistro. 71-700 CA.-111, Rancho Mirage, CA.
– LATE NIGHT @ LuLu’s.
– DISCUSSION of the cocktail offerings.
– Aug., 11 – will be 8 years of LuLu.
(760) 327-5858)


DESERT ROSE PLAYHOUSE w/ Leanna Rodgers re: Director of Marketing. 69620 S. Hwy., 111, Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT on HELD over “Ruthless”.
– 5 shows in the new Season. Purchase season ticket by Oct., 1 and get a FREE ticket to summer series. I.E. “Die Mommy Die”, 11/29 “Christmas w/ the Crawfords”.
– SAVE THE DATE; Sept., – 2nd Annual Garden Party Fundraiser.
– REPORT on 23 Desert Theatre League nominations they received.
(760) 202-3000)


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