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Restaurant of the Week Segment – August 8, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Todd Flood re: His four restaurants i.e. “Maracas Mexican Cantina & Grill” 155. S. Palm Cyn., Dr., Palm Springs, CA. and 72775 Dinah Shore Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. “J.T.’s Diner” 37011 Cook St., Palm Desert, CA. 92211 and “The Slice” 72775 Dinah Shore Dr., #107, Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT on “Maracas, Rancho Mirage”. – new covered patio, fans etc. New menu and soon a new drink menu. Take out. “Great Plates” program w/ Rancho Mirage to feed elderly/shut-in’s etc., Across the street from Costco.
– REPORT on “J.T.’s Diner” – hopes to get on the “Great Plates” program. Open 8 AM to 2 PM, Wed., – Sunday. “Contactless delivery” w/ all precautions. Patio dining and take-out.
– REPORT on “Slice”. Jack has fully remodeled “Slice”. Next door from “Maracas” in Rancho Mirage. Developing a “take out” area. Will be more Italian Deli. $10. Bottle of wine available w/ your take-out as long as the bottle is not opened in the car.
– REPORT on “Maracas, Palm Springs”. Revamped the inside bar area. (not open yet) Patio area is observing ALL precautions. Challenges other restaurants to do the same. Will be increasing the outdoor frontage on Palm Canyon and have 4 more tables for outdoor dining. Fenced off w/ umbrellas.
– REPORT on the demeanor of some of his out-of-town diners who are a bit belligerent about masks, etc. “Can’t get passed without a mask”. “Maracas” will furnish masks if you don’t have one.
www.maracas-restaurant.com
(760) 322-9654)
(760) 321-1001)

Todd

Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment – August 8, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Dr. Jolene Nguyen re; Resident Pharmacist; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
– REPORT that we are now starting our 21st week of “Sheltering in Place”.
– REPORT that the U.S./C.V. hospital capacity is maxed out.
– 9,000 cases now in Coachella Valley.
– Wear a mask, wash your hands, stay home.
– Summer is ending, school starting virtually.
– Joey Pal Questions – “Dogs sniffing out Covid-19”? Is there a Salmonella outbreak? Is there a vaccine for Salmonella? Will a vaccine for something else protect you from COVID? REPORT on “Pool testing”.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-6555)

Jolene

cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment – August 8, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Dr. Jolene Nguyen re: Resident Pharmacist; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
– REPORT of the good news;
– REPORT that you should get a flu vaccine.
– REPORT on the as of Sept., we will have “rapid” testing for the virus. Results take a couple of days now, but hopefully will take only 5 minutes soon.
– REPORT there are only 82 pending tests.
– REPORT on her routine going to D.O.H.C. campus and how folks are working from home.
– REPORT that the flu shots will be available @ Joslyn Sr., Center and Mizel.
– REPORT that getting a flu shot will decrease the traffic in the hospital.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-6555)

Jolene

“Senior Moment” Segment – August 8, 2020

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – “Senior Moment” Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

BROOKDALE MIRAGE INN w/ Kurt Suminski 72750 Country Club Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA., 92270. He’s the Clare Bridge/Memory Facility Co-Ordinator.
– DISCUSSION of the Three levels @ Brookdale care provides: 1.) Independent Living 2). Assisted Living and 3.) Memory Care/Alzheimer’s/Dementia (Clare Bridge). All are to “shelter-in-place”.
– REPORT that we are doing a “porch visit” @ Brookdale in Rancho Mirage.
– REPORT on how visitors can have a “porch visit” w/ their loved one during this Pandemic.
– DISCUSSION that Brookdale needs to protect residents living INSIDE and staff coming in from the OUTSIDE.
– REPORT that resident who still drive may have their vehicle @ Brookdale. If residents DON’T drive Brookdale has vehicles that will drive the residents.
– REPORT that there is a vacancy in Assisted Living, NEAR THE POOL. Those classes will return, hopefully soon.
– REPORT that Brookdale is VERY PRIVATE. The residents feel safe and secure.
– REPORT on communications during the Pandemic. Virtual visits w/ families are popular. Visits thru email, facetime, Pen Pals!!!! skyping, Zoom, porch visits thru the windows, etc. Families are happy to know their loved one is in such a safe facility.
– REPORT that the atmosphere is very positive for residents and staff.
– REPORT on the new way of residents “socializing” w/ Ashley, the lifestyles director in Assisted Living. For cocktails, meals, hobbys, etc.,
– REPORT that even during the Pandemic, Ashley is working on different types of exercise to keep residents moving.
– REPORT on the advantage of being @ Brookdale and not home alone and of being constantly monitored.
– REPORT on how deliveries are accomplished while the facility is “closed” to the public.
– DESCRIPTION of the beautiful grounds, wind chimes, roadrunners, etc.
www.brookdale.com
(760) 346-7772)

Kurt

cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – August 8, 2020

10:00 – 11:00 AM

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

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

DEMENTIA HELP CENTER w/ Kae Hammond re: President & Founder; 495 Town Center Way, 44 Ste., B, Palm Desert, CA. 92260.
– DISCUSSION of her participation in “relocating” a 98-year-old client from Brookdale to the hospital. How we might all start to think about this process.
– REPORT on treating the possessions of a client w/ dignity and respect, even if the person has dementia/alzheimers and look for “treasures” in between the pages of a magazine or a book i.e.
– DISCUSSION that many folks put MONEY in between the pages of a book/bible etc.
– DISCUSSION that there is great pleasure in a “memory afternoon” w/ a patient.
– REPORT on the psychology of “why” folks put different treasures “where”. Important to look in drawers, and under shelf liners and under drawer liners. Some older folks even put their money in foil and put it in the freezer!!!!
– REPORT that finding these “treasures” may trigger a conversation w/ a client and might also be a blessing for the person assisting the client.
– REPORT on the calls she gets and the questions she is asked.
www.dementiahelpcenter.com
(760) 636-6355)

Kae

cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – August 8, 2020

10:00 – 11:00 AM

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

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

FOREST LAWN w/ Larry Davis re: 69855 E. Ramon Rd., Cathedral City, CA. 92234.
– REPORT on how death is handled during COVID-19 Pandemic. No one has ever gotten any disease from a deceased person @ Forest Lawn.
– DISCUSSION that Forest Lawn practices “Universal Precaution” NOW and always has. Sometimes there is a veil placed over the deceased as an extra precaution.
– REPORT that our own mortality is being discussed more during this Pandemic. Time to make your final plans. Forest Lawn is having these conversations over the phone, on-line etc., Paperwork can even be done over the phone and virtually as well.
– REPORT that Forest Lawn’s concern is not only for the deceased who died of COVID-19 but the family that has been w/ the deceased during those final days. So contact is withheld for the 14 day incubation period. – DISCUSSION of how Forest Lawn handles Jewish services. Forest Lawn can bury people on Sunday. Concern is for the living mourners, of course.
– Forest Lawn provides masks for anyone who doesn’t have one.
– REPORT that more people are passing away of course, during this Pandemic.
– REMEMBER that Forest Lawn is actually part of the “first responders” category.
– REPORT that Forest Lawn has NEVER been closed, is considered an essential business
www.forestlawn.com
(760) 328-3112)

Larry

Neuro Vitality Segment – August 8, 2020

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – Neuro Vitality Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

NEURO VITALITY CENTER w/ Bev Greer re: Chief Executive Officer @ 2800 E. Alejo Road, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– Their Mission Statement. Out-patient services only, etc. Over 40 years in existence. Only facility of its kind IN THE WORLD.
– REPORT that their facility is closed to the public @ this point in time. Kitchen, gym, nurse, social worker etc., still working in one form or another, thanks to all the technology. NO ONE IN THE NVC FAMILY HAS TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19.
– REPORT on NVC being an adult day care center.
– REPORT that most of their services have been converted to virtual presentations. i.e. actually can interact w/ more people virtually because all services are still available EVERYWHERE.
– DISCUSSION that even w/ the age of their clients, all is working rather well. Only those clients w/ cognitive issues have special circumstances. She worries about helping the Alzheimers/Dementia folks who don’t quite understand what is going on, ONLY THAT THINGS ARE DIFFERENT. Music seems to help these folks.
– DISCUSSION on how we have folks filling roles they aren’t familiar with up to now.
– NVC is providing tablets AND instruction to their clients who are sheltering @ home so they can take advantage of the virtual on-line classes and services.
– REPORT on new ways to help younger clients w/ TBI, etc.
– REPORT that they deliver lunch to folks who are homebound.
– DISCUSSION that NVC is willing to advise and/or help you if you have someone living w/ you that NOW needs some guidance and assistance.
– DISCUSSION of how new patients are incorporated into the system and how these new folks can be serviced, ANYWHERE in the world. Stressing HOPE.
www.neurovitalitycenter.org
(760) 323-7676)

Bev

Desert Care Network Segment – August 1, 2020

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – Desert Care Network Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

DESERT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER/COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER w/ Rachel Millard, N.P. re: 1180 N. Indian Cyn., Palm Springs, CA.
– SAVE THE DATE!!!! “Take Charge of Your Life: Surgical Weight Loss & Your Health”. 8.24.20 @ 1 PM. FREE Webinar for 3 months. Sign up @ www.desertweightloss.com.
– REPORT that folks are starting to be more interested in surgical weight loss.
– REPORT that there is a support group for ANY weight loss surgical patients.
– REPORT that there is a support group for ANY person interested in weight loss surgery.
– DISCUSSION of the new techniques of the surgery. Robotic program is now employed by the surgeon. Videos on YouTube.
– REPORT that being obese is an added risk for COVID-19. More women are obese than men.
– REPORT that normal hospital stay after weight loss surgery is only 1 day.
– REPORT on many of the advantages of weight loss surgery; i.e. blood pressure, ability to get pregnant, diabetes, heart issues, etc.
– REPORT that most insurances cover weight loss surgery. D.R.M.C. performs 4 to 7 weight loss surgeries per week.
– REPORT that it is very safe to come to Desert Regional Medical Center. DON’T DELAY ANY MEDICAL TREATMENTS.
www.desertcarenetwork.com
(760) 323-6346)

Rachel

Travel Segment – August 8, 2020

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – Travel Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

MIKE THOMPSON RV’S w/ Sher Lyckman re: 68318 Hwy., 111, Cathedral City7, CA. 92234.
– She’s the Store Manager @ Mike Thompson RV in Cathedral City.
– DISCUSSION that demand for her RV’s is really high. Factories having trouble keeping up w/ demand. Folks want to fly less, drive more. Stay safer, social distance, vacation etc. this way.
– REPORT on RV 101. – Sher doesn’t rent RV. (rents them for life) – She will finance them. Start @ $11,000. Up to $600,000. – All different sizes. – One class C can sleep 10 persons. – Luxury motor coaches (5 star hotel. Lol) – Some require special licenses to drive. (over 40 feet). – Guides available that tell where to camp/park in America. – Sher will arrange driving lessons for you!!!
– REPORT on “slide-outs” RVs w/ automatic awnings and can order w/ many customized features. Had an order an RV w/ a spa tub on the roof.
– SELLS used ones. Will take trade-ins. NEED TRADE-INS/NEED INVENTORY. Sizzling Summer Sales going on now. Will take on consignment.
– REPORT on the popular old Airstreams. Weigh more etc.,
www.mikethompson.com
(760) 784-1367)

Sher

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