Wear Red and Eat Chocolate!

Desert Care Network Segment – September 12, 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 w/ Gael Whetstone, BSN, RN. re: 1180 N. Indian Cyn., Palm Springs, CA.
– SAVE THE DATE!!!! Wed., Oct., 7 “Are You At Risk of Falling?”. 1-2 PM. FREE Virtual presentation.
– REPORT that falling is not a normal part of aging.
– REPORT that in 2018 the leading cause of death in the state of CA. for folks over 75 is falling (from standing).
– DISCUSSION of why we fall @ home;
1. Rugs, 2. No support bars in showers, etc., 3. Stairs, 4. Pets that run underfoot!!!!
– DISCUSSION of other factors that cause falls;
1. Vision problems, 2. Balance issues, 3. Depth perception, 4. Medications.
– DISCUSSION of factors that cause falls outdoors.
1. Cracks in sidewalks, 2. No hand rails, 3. Shoes, 4. Flower beds w/ rocks etc.
– RECOMMENDATIONS to prevent falls.
1. Use canes and/or walkers,
2. Stay hydrated in this heat.
– REPORT that you can get a brochure by calling the number below.
– To continue the conversation w/ Gael, call (760) 323-6140.
(800) 491-4490)


Listen to the show from 9 AM to 12 Noon every Saturday morning on 920 AM Radio or 99.1 FM Radio or the KGX Real Talk mobile app. We’ve “moved on up”. Bring the red wine and the chocolate!!!!

“Happy Halloween” from the Red Witch

Show Archives