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City of Palm Springs Segment – April 10, 2021

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – City of Palm Springs 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; DAP Health Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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PALM SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT w/ Chief Brian Reyes re: 200 S. Civic Dr., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REPORT on the significant homelessness issue in Palm Springs. It has resulted in more service calls to the police, of course. Issue w/ County Programs where hotels were opened up (Project Room Key) to homeless persons w/out a conversation w/ the Police Dept., resulting again, in more service calls. This situation and communication is improving @ this point in time.
– REPORT on the negative impact the homeless issue has had on many aspects of our Community; i.e. need for more security downtown.
– DISCUSSION that if we, in Palm Springs continue on the positive path we are on re: COVID-19, as of June 15, the “tier system” may hopefully go away.
– DISCUSSION of his background in the Marine Corp, the Reserve Police Force in L.A. County, and the L.A. Force/ He is now in his 28th year of service in Palm Springs.
– REPORT on the role of detectives in our Palm Springs Police Force. i.e. the training, the number and variety of detectives we have in our Police Force.
– DISCUSSION of the changes he’s seen in his 28 years of service here in Palm Springs. “Watering down” of many former serious offenses. Need for more funding to help w/ many issues.
– REMEMBERING slain officers Gil Vega and Lesley Zerebny who died in the line of duty.
– DISCUSSION of the support he feels the Community gives to the Police Force here in Palm Springs.
www.palmspringsca.gov
non-emergency (760) 327-1441)

Chief Reyes

Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment “The Medicine Cabinet” Segment – April 10, 2021

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment “The Medicine Cabinet”

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; DAP Health Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Dr. Brian Hodgkins re: Executive V.P. of Clinical Operations; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”. Leads the COVID-10 Taskforce.
– REPORT that we are starting our 57th week of the Pandemic and we are IN THE ORANGE ZONE!!!!!
– REPORT that April 7 is National Beer Day.
– REPORT that California may get to the YELLOW TIER in a few weeks, the least restrictive tier. The state has given over 4 million vaccines!!!
– GOOD NEWS that CA. is the lowest state IN THE COUNTRY for positivity rates. Over 60 million Americans have been vaccinated. Soon over half of the U.S. population will have been vaccinated.
– REPORT that Riverside County has given of 1.1 million vaccines, over half our population. D.O.H.C. has vaccinated over 30,000 in this Community.
– REPORT that as of April 15, anyone 16 or older can get the Pfiser Vaccine from D.O.H.C. 18 and older can get the Moderna or J ‘n J vaccine.
– REPORT that Pfiser and Moderna have tested the vaccine on children 12 to 15 and it is 100% effective.
– REPORT that the vaccines are now 100% effective AGAINST being hospitalized or dying!!!
– QUESTIONS FROM “JOEY PALS”.
1. 20 countries have halted vaccines due to blood clots? (Yes, but this consequence is VERY VERY RARE.)
– REPORT on what happens when a specific trial is stopped due to some sort of side-effect.
www.myturn.ca.gov. to register for a vaccine. If you have made multiple reservations and have gotten your shot, please CANCEL any other reservations still standing.
www.mydohc.com
www.myturn.ca.gov
(760) 969-6555)

Brian

cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment “The Medicine Cabinet” – April 10, 2021

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment “The Medicine Cabinet”

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; DAP Health Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Dr. Brian Hodgkins re: Executive V.P. of Clinical Operations; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”. Leads the COVID-10 Taskforce.
– QUESTIONS FROM “JOEY PALS”.
1. From Garry, what is the story w/ a vaccine passport. (Seems to be a mostly political issue. You may need this CDC card to show you’ve gotten the Vaccine. May be necessary to allow you to travel, go to a ball game, go to Disneyland).
– REPORT that private industry may get into this issue in a big way.
– REPORT that there is already a “black market” for these vaccination cards.
2, 1/3 of Covid-19 survivors suffer brain damage? (“Longhaulers” have neurologic issues called “COVID BRAIN”. 50 to 80% suffer this and it will clear in 8 months or more.)
– REPORT on Testing. Riverside County is still testing 7,500 a day. D.O.H.C. can do the 72-hour test required for travel. PCR (the nasal swab) and then you will be texted the results to present for travel. YOU NEED THIS TRAVEL RESULTS even if you’ve been vaccinated.
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. has two locations for vaccinations and tests. Palm Springs (760) 808-8400 and Indio (760) 808-8404.
– REMINDER that the vaccine is ALWAYS FREE.
– DISCUSSION that D.O.H.C. is sending out postcards to all their D.O.H.C. members about getting the vaccine and also to folks who are NOT members of D.O.H.C. but can get the vaccine from D.O.H.C.
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. is doing “Max, Vac, sites” w/ some casinos, Desert Arc, etc.
– REPORT on booster shots. The current vaccines (for certain they are providing 6 months of protection) are being manipulated to address the variants of the virus.
– DISCUSSION of how Barry Dayton keeps the website so up-to-date and current. Lauding his great resources and team members.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-6555)

Brian

“Senior Moment” Segment – April 10, 2021

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; DAP Health Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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BROOKDALE MIRAGE INN w/ Kurt Suminski re: 72750 Country Club Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA., 92270. He is the Clare Bridge/Memory Facility Program Co-Ordinator.
– DISCUSSION of the Three levels @ Brookdale: 1.) Independent Living 2.) Assisted Living and 3.) Memory Care/Alzheimer’s/Dementia (Clare Bridge, 20 residents) that Kurt oversees.
– REPORT that THEY ARE OPEN NOW. In-person visits can happen now. REPORT on the impact for the residents. All residents are vaccinated, AND if guests are vaccinated you can visit in the individual apartments. Masks are suggested still.
– REPORT that if guests have not been vaccinated the visits happen OUTSIDE.
– STORIES of the reuniting of residents and family members now that we are in the ORANGE TIER.
– REPORT on how residents in Memory Care react to wearing masks, due to the example of the staff probably.
– REPORT that there is live entertainment in the Living Room Area now.
– REPORT that the dining room is not open to visiting family members yet. BUT, your family member can TAKE YOU OUT.
– REPORT that there are a few vacancies now in Assisted Living and an apartment in Memory Care.
– DISCUSSION of whether or not the Pandemic hastened folks moving into Brookdale where everything is taken care of for you. Yes, it has.
– REPORT that there are no “in-house” tours.
www.brookdale.com
(760) 346-7772)

Kurt

cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – April 10, 2021

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; DAP Health Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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DEMENTIA HELP CENTER w/ Kae Hammond re: President & Founder; 495 Town Center Way, 44 Ste., B, Palm Desert, CA. 92260.
– QUESTION FROM A “JOEY PAL”. “Does processed meat cause Dementia or Alzheimers?. (Yes, because if these things cause inflammation, they will hasten Dementia and Alzheimers.)
– REPORT on foods that are good and/or bad when it comes to Dementia Alzheimers. If a food is good for your heart, IT’S GOOD FOR YOUR BRAIN.
1. OLIVE OIL – good benefits for you, especially Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
2. LEAFY GREEN VEGETABLES – good benefits for you.
3. TRANS FATS – not good for you. Most damage to cells that line our blood vessels. Most are man-made. Results are inflammation.
4. REFIND GRAINS – good benefits for you. BUT NOT the white things….bread, ice cream, pasta etc., break down into sugars very quickly.
5. AGAVE – not good for you. Sugar made from a catcus.
6. REFINED CARBOHYDRATES – good benefits for you.
– REMINDER that she has a live ZOOM support group the 1st and 3rd Wednesday.
– REMINDER that there is so much helpful information on the website. This list will be posted on the website too.
www.dementiahelpcenter.com
(760) 636-6355)

Kae

cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – April 10, 2021

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; DAP Health Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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FOREST LAWN w/ Larry Davis re: 69855 E. Ramon Rd., Cathedral City, CA. 92234.
– DISCUSSION of the posted precautions from OSCHA that are in place now for funeral services.
– DISCUSSION that the services are just outside w/ the tents and fans and water. Hope to open the chapel soon.
– DISCUSSION that even restrooms can only have one person in the bathroom at a time.
– DISCUSSION of the on-going cleaning that is required. Forest Lawn has ALWAYS SUBSCRIBED TO UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS.
– DISCUSSION about the shortage of burial vaults.
– REPORT that when a body dies, most viruses die as well. Air in a decedent’s lungs may have the virus in them and so masks are sometimes used on a body.
– DISCUSSION of the different types of autopsies.
– DISCUSSION of the importance of pre-planning and pre-paying for their final services. IMPORTANT TO TALK TO THE FAMILY too. 100 decisions to make the first day someone dies.
– REPORT that Forest Lawn has NEVER been closed, is considered an essential business. You can have tours in person or virtually.
www.forestlawn.com
(760) 328-3112)

Larry

Neuro Vitality Segment – April 10, 2021

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; DAP Health Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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NEURO VITALITY CENTER w/ Bev Greer re: C.E.O. 2800 E. Alejo, Palm Springs, CA. 16 years of doing this.
– REPORT on being “in the Orange Tier”. Desert Regional Medical Center brought over staff to NVC and vaccinated the clients. Therefore on 4/23 there will be a FREE Vaccination Clinic FOR ANYONE put on by DCN @ NVC. NVC will help w/ logistics. Go thru www.myturn.ca.gov to book your shot.
– REPORT on why Desert Regional Medical Center liked the NVC facility and opted to do more vaccination clinics there going forward.
– REPORT that their services and meetings will go forward in both VIRTUAL and IN PERSON scenarios soon.
– DISCUSSION that NVC is under the umbrella of the CA. Department of Aging rules and regulations.
– DISCUSSION that many clients are comfortable doing the virtual class. Also, the virtual classes enable the NVC to reach people ALL OVER THE WORLD.
– REPORT on the programs that will be available as of June 15, when there will hopefully be no tiers. i.e. bingo, arts and crafts, etc.
– REPORT that people get to NVC by themselves, bus and taxi services, bus, etc. folks w/ strokes, TBI, chronic illnesses, mental, Parkinson, etc.
– REPORT that you can “self-admit” or go thru a doctor’s referral.
– STILL one of the only organizations of its kind in the world!!! Open 8 AM – 4 PM virtually Monday thru Friday.
www.neurovitalitycenter.org
(760) 323-7676)

Bev

Desert Care Network Segment – April 10, 2021

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; DAP Health Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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DESERT CARE NETWORK w/ Cassie Mayberry re: Marketing Coordinator @ 1150 N. Indian Cyn., #204. Palm Springs, CA.
– DISCUSSION of community vaccinations for COVID-19. DCN is going out to the communities that are under served. As of April 22. Every Thurs., 8 AM – 4 PM in Indio @ the Teen Center and every Fri. 8 AM – 4 PM @ the Neuro Vitality Center in Palm Springs on Alejo. You need to make an appointment by going to www.myturn.ca.gov.
– DISCUSSION of COVID-19 patients @ DCN. Numbers are going the right way. When they discharge a COVID-19 patients they play “Here Comes The Sun”!!!!
– REPORT that if you are 16 plus you can only get the Pfiser vaccine.
– DISCUSSION that if you are outside and more than 6 feet from someone you probably don’t need to wear a mask.
– Go to www.desertcarenetwork.com/getvaccinated.
www.desertcarenetwork.com
(760) 416-4511

Cassie

Animal Segment – April 10, 2021

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – Animal 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; DAP Health Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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BONES ‘N SCONES w/ Kathy Hart re: 1.) 633 S. Palm Cyn., Dr., Ste., #26, Palm Springs, CA. 92264. 2.) Market Place, 1717 E. Vista Chino, Ste., B-3, Palm Springs, CA. 92262. 3.) 73910 CA-111, Palm Desert, CA.
– REPORT on the bakery good. i.e. doggie cookes are mix and match; cheese and blueberry yogurt and cookie is very popular. Can print a photo to transfer to the cake. Deborah the baker develops the recipes. She is a professional pastry chef FOR HUMANS who is now cooking for the animals. GREAT names of the cookies for dogs. Bakery is in the S. Palm Springs Store.
– REPORT on the questions from “Joey Pals”.
1. What about fleas and ticks in the Desert? (Don’t really have fleas, but we do have ticks. Products that are non-toxic for cats AND dogs are: Earth Animal, Wonderside and Diatamaceous Earth. Bones ‘n Scones carries all of these products)
2. What about good “Doggie Day Care” facilities? (a) “Doggie’s Day Out” w/ Jennifer; (b) “K9 P.T”. w/ Manny, and (c) “Grand Paw” Day Camp and (d) “Doggie Heaven” w/ Deborah (760) 219-7484; and (e) “Happy Pet Sitters” w/ Lisa (760) 854-8800.
3. What about Separation Anxiety as the Pandemic starts to end? (Pets are used to their humans being @ home and now they aren’t home any more. Talk to Manny or Jennifer, get a qualified trainer for help).
– REPORT that they deliver and do curb side pick-up.
– REPORT that store #1 is open Mon-Sat., 11 AM to 4 PM and #2, 11 AM to 4 PM and #3, Palm Desert 11 AM to 4 PM.
www.bonesnscones.com
(760) 864-1133)

Kathy

Restaurant of the Week Segment – April 3, 2021

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; DAP Health Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Jacky Donnell re: “Elmers”. 1030 E. Palm Cyn., Dr., Palm Springs, CA. 92264.
– REPORT on her plans for Easter @ “Elmer’s”. Dining in and outside (on the front lawn). 6:30 AM to 8 PM. Open 7 days a week those same hours.
– REPORT that they are inside w/ 25% capacity.
– DISCUSSION that they don’t take reservations. Plenty of staff on duty to take care of customers on Easter.
– DISCUSSION of how much customers LOVE the outside dining. Perhaps the City won’t let her keep all of the outside. Maybe the “tent” and new cement patio area will remain. Perhaps she will need a fence/barrier of some sort 6 feet from Hwy., 111.
– REPORT on the new Pedestrian Cross Walk on Hwy., 111.
– DISCUSSION of the menu for Easter. Using the regular menu. Also featuring Prime Rib AND the German Pancake. (over 3300 served a month). Children’s menu as well. Wine and a 25% (rice) vodka that is being used in the Bloody Mary’s and Screwdrivers.
– REPORT on the “spirit” of her 74 employees that are happy to be back. The longevity of her employees have been w/ Elmer’s 31 years.
– REPORT on the changes due to the construction going on behind Elmer’s.
– REPORT that “take-out” is still available.
www.eatatelmers.com
(760) 327-8419)

Jacky

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