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“Talk of Stars” Segment continued – May 12, 2018

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – “Talk of Stars” Segment continued

Fern Field Brooks re:
– TODAY 5/12 from 11 AM – 2 PM. Celebrate Mother’s Day, your memories etc. @ Town Center Compounding Pharmacy.
– Shop special gifts and books and enjoy a scrumptious lunch w/ renowned authors-speakers Fern Field Brooks and Dr. Leslie Todd.
72-624 El Paseo in Palm Desert
(760) 341-3984

Kaye Ballard re: “The Show Goes On” (A sneak peek)
– Remembering the stars she’s worked with.
– Thinking that show business was better/different in the past.
– Kaye grew up wanting to be a singer, then actress, the a comic.
– Thanks to the Supples and the Camelot. (where there is the BEST popcorn)
R.S.V.P. – blanese@nulllanese.com
(760) 327-0255

Joey and Kaye

“Senior Moment” Segment – May 12, 2018

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – “Senior Moment” Segment

Brookdale Senior Living
Kurt Suminski, the Clare Bridge program co-ordinator
– Three different “phases” of living arrangements @ 72201 Country Club Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– 1.) Assisted Living – when you need a bit of extra care and safety. Individual apartments, studios, 1 and 2 bedrooms. Bring your cat and/or dogs.
– 2.) Mirage Inn Aging in Place – you transfer over and don’t have to physically move from the main property. Make your environment comfortable for you, can bring the animals too. When you need a bit more care than Assisted Living offers.
– 3.) Clare Bridge Memory Care – For folks w/ dementia and alzheimers, where routines are very structured.
– Security pendants and buzzers everywhere on the property.
– 2 to 3 Nurses there constantly and staff of all levels of expertise, depending on the level of care you need.
– All prescriptions and medications are dispensed by medical person.
(760) 346-7772


“Senior Moment” Segment – May 12, 2018

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 2 – “Senior Moment” Segment

Family Hospice Care
Dr. Howard Cohen

– “Nurses Week” ends tomorrow w/ Mother’s Day. His 93 year-old mother is a retired R.N.
– Usually the daughter is the care-giver for the parents/Mother.
– Busy time for Family Hospice now.
– Sometimes people don’t need hospice yet, they need assisted living etc.,
– Families are so spread out and social media has separated us.
– Hospice in the U.S. takes place WHERE YOU LIVE.
– You must be diagnosed that you have 6 months or less to live to qualify for hospice.
– Need to determine your living conditions, i.e. hoarding, filth, fresh vs outdated food or prescriptions, shopping, pet care, etc., F.H.C. will help hire and maintain these situation.
– You can get better and come out of hospice.
(760) 674-3344

Dr. Howie.

“Senior Moment” Segment – May 12, 2018

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – “Senior Moment” Segment

Forest Lawn
Larry Davis
– 5/28 – Memorial Day Program, 2018 @ Forest Lawn in Cathedral City @ 10:30 AM – 12 Noon.
– Keynote Address by Lt. Colonel (Ret.,) Blaine Mack; a Presidential Proclamation, Rifle Salute, Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation, Color Guard, Patriotic Music, Wreath Laying.
– Free souvenirs
– Ice cream
– Release of doves
– Free admission & parking
– Memorial Day is for folks who paid the “ultimate price” for serving their country. Was Decoration Day originally. Veterans Day was originally Armistice Day and is for people who served in the armed services.
– Mother’s Day is a big day for visitation @ all Forest Lawn. Gates close @ dusk.
– Forest Lawn functions as “memory/heritage keeper” for America.
– 5/28 – Memorial Day Program @ Palm Springs Air Museum 3,000 red and white carnation flower drop is sponsored by Forest Lawn @ 1:30 right after the service @ Forest Lawn in Cathedral City.
– Have the conversation about your final requests w/ your family @ this point in time, because if you PLAN and PAY for your funeral, legally nothing can be changed.
(760) 321-6009


Medical Segment – May 12, 2018

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – Medical Segment

Bev Greer re: CEO for 12 years.
– Since expanding the facility, they are seeing more Parkinson’s patients. NVC has individual boxing program. One patient to a therapist. Improves balance and gait just over the time the session takes.
– MS patients suffer more in the heat. NVC offers counseling and exercise programs.
– No indications of what causes Parkinsons or MS, but blood pressure is the greatest indicator of Stroke.
– More men have strokes than women, but more women than men die from stroke.
– The only facility of it’s kind in the World @ 2800 E. Alejo in Palm Springs.
– Shop @ Jackie Lee’s Thrift Shop.
– Re-freshing the building. Also need volunteers.
– Follow them on Facebook.
(760) 323-7676


Desert Regional Medical Center Segment – May 12, 2018

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – Desert Regional Medical Center Segment

Dr. Frank Ercoli, M.D., FACS, FCCM
– Over 50,000 patients have been treated @ the J.A. Richards Trauma center. Patients come from AZ., northern Mexico etc,.
– D.R.M.C. was designated a trauma center in 1980. Dr. Ercoli has been there 29 years, w/ Dr. Oscar Paz and they have seen over 45,000 of those 50,000 patients.
– Growth of trauma cases due to the growth in the Valley and increased area of service.
– Hansen House (similar to Ronald McDonald House) to provide services to patient’s family. It is a 501 C3 organization. 17 guest rooms. 11,000 sq. feet. Opened originally on 12.23.2003.
– Yearly “Festival in the Canyons” that began in 1996, now will be Sat., Nov.,3, 2018 @ the Air Museum benefit for Hansen House. Combined w/ Neo-natal intensive care unit @ D.R.M.C. (only one in the Coachella Valley) (www.hansonhouse.org) Originally was the “Smooth Jazz Festival” back in the Indian Canyons.
– Df. of trauma services and criteria provided by the 12 person Trauma Team @ D.R.M.C. His demeanor is really calm during crisis. He was taught by Dr. McKenzie to only be “concerned” not “worried”.
– Trauma repeats itself.
– The story of how/why he because a doctor and then a trauma and critical care surgeon.
– 4/24/18 – On winning the Richard Milanovich Community Service Award Winner presented by the P.S. Chamber, along w/ Dr. Oscar Paz.
(760) 323-6316

Dr. Frank Ercoli

Children/Charity Segment – May 12, 2018

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 -GUESTS; Children/Charity Segment

Brendan Steidle
– 5/17 – FREE talk from 1 – 2 PM @ Mizell, “Aging Eyes – Protecting Your Vision”. R.S.V.P. to (800) 491-4990.
– Different issues w/ eyes here in the Desert.
– Contact lenses have built in sun shade affects.
– 22 million Americans have cataracts.
(800) 491-4990

Jack Macfarlane, ED.D., Director of Campus Operations
– New American flag collection and exchange program.
– Weather here in the CV really is hard on our flags.
– Take your torn or damaged flag to the Veterans Success Center @ the CSUSB campus and you will be given a new flag. Program runs in the month of June.
– Can use donations to help extend this program.
– Ways to properly dispose of flags. Burning w/ dignity, burying in a certain way, etc.,
– Rules for displaying a flag.
(760) 341-2883 X 78107

Brendan and Jack

Restaurant of Week Segment – May 5, 2018

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of Week Segment

Ex. Chef Stephen Wambach,
– Juniper Table @ Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs Hotel.
– His history in Chicago, New York City Rio, Hong Kong, Panama, etc. Rowan is his 15th opening!!!!
– June 1 – 17, Greater P.S. Restaurant Week’s 12th year. Over 3 weekends for the first time.
– Only $29. For a 3 course meal @ the Rowan during Restaurant Week, featuring their signature dishes. i.e. avocado flatbread, Juniper table broccoli crunch salad, etc.,
– Restaurant Week is an opportunity for folks to try restaurants @ a lower price than usual….different levels of prices…$29., $39., and $49. Lunch offerings for $15., $20., and $25.

Chef Stephen Wambach,

Theatre Segment – May 5, 2018

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Theatre Segment

Jim Strait
– Finishing their 6th Season….serving the LGBTQIA community….the only one in the Valley.
– “DARE” closes 5/13.
– Premise of the play written by Allan Baker, who attended the World Premier here @ the Desert Rose Playhouse.
– Found and Directed by Jim Strait.
– Then a couple of cabaret shows honoring George Michael and Gilda Radner.
– Then “Women Behind Bars” will open!!!! Robbie Wayne and Jim Strait will direct.
(760) 202-3000

Chuck Yates
– Founding artistic director of Coyote Stage Works.
– Planning their 10th Season for next year!!! All shows are @ the Annenberg Theater.
– 5/20 – FREE Playdate Reader’s Series @ the Camelot Theatre, @ 2 PM. “The Understudy”
– 6/10 – Larry Luckinbill’s “The Abraham and Larry Show” premier.
– No reserve seats, but the Monday before the Sunday shows, you can make certain you get a seat @ the Camelot box office.
– Sign up for their email blast on their web site.

Maestro Gary Berkson
– 30th Season coming up….5 concerts; 12/6 “Symphonic Springsteen; 1/10 “The Music of Sinatra”; 2/21 “John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party”; 3/21 “An Evening w/ Matthew Morrison”; 4/11 “Big Band Broadway w/ Debbie Gravitte”.
– 4/4 – 30th Anniversary Gala – star to be announced soon.
– You can purchase tickets NOW @ www.mccallumtheatre.com and (760) 340-ARTS.
(760) 773-5988

Jim, Chuck and Gary

Theatre Segment – May 5, 2018

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – Time Passages Segment

Les Michaels
– “Cabaret on Sunday” Series @ the Arthur Newman Theater @ the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert.
– 5/6 Added show w/ Keisha “D” @ 2 PM. Her most “fan requested” songs. An elegant afternoon w/ Keisha “D”.
– Starts new season June 3 thru Sept., 30 w/ the Summer Series. Sundays @ 2 PM. All stars are booked.
– 5/5 TONIGHT “Cabaret On The Green” Open Mic @ A.J.’s on the Green in the Date Palm Country Club. Bring your music or not, know your key or not. No cover charge. Sat., night you should make a reservation (760) 202-1111)
– His newsletter is on his website.

Eyoalha Baker
– Here on a 3 month “artist in residency” for the P.S. Cultural Center.
– Her “Jump for Joy” photo project. From 3 to 93 years old are the subjects.
– Starting this weekend, all of these 200 photos will be made into posters and then the posters will be placed on the back of the P.S. Cultural Center, which is outside.
– 4/19 – Opening event for the mural @ the P.S. Cultural Center w/ her presentation.

Les and Eyoalha

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