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cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – April 10, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – cont. “Senior Moment” Segment

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DEMENTIA HELP CENTER w/ Kae Hammond, re: 75-270 Hwy., 111, Ste., 204, Indian Wells 92210.
– MISSION STATEMENT that Dementia Help Center is the rescue plan for family caregivers. Offer individual and family coaching, personalized planning, care management and placement when the time comes. Fear cripples, but knowledge empowers. Strive to educate, inform and manage the disease and then to thrive.
– QUESTIONS FROM “JOEY PALS”
1. Can Alzheimer’s be transmitted person to person? (No. Less than 3% of the world has hereditary Alzheimer’s. If it’s in a family thru the generations.)

– REPORT that the brain has a “waste management system”. This cleansing process occurs primarily during deep sleep.
– MENTION of Restorative Sleep and it’s importance. What you need is 18 – 25 minutes of DEEP SLEEP. What you want is 90 minutes of DEEP SLEEP to restore your brain.
– DISCUSSION that most adults spend about 20% of their night in deep sleep.
– REPORT that care-givers need to ask themselves ”How are you”? Many care-givers have “angry” Alzheimer’s family members. The patient IS AWARE that things are changing.
– REPORT on their bi-monthly “THRIVE” support group for ALL LEVELS IS BACK. Open to clients, family, care-givers. They also have a ZOOM meeting. Call for the link. FREE CONSULTATIONS. Indian Wells group meets 1st and 3rd Wed., of each month. La Quinta group meets 2nd and 4th Wed., in Old Town. of each month.
– REPORT on the 2 books Kae recommends: “Welcome to the Departure Lounge” and “Travelers to Unimaginable Lands”.
– (contact info: www.dementiahelpcenter.com and (760) 636-6355).

Kae

cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – April 10, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – cont. “Senior Moment” Segment

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JOSLYN CENTER w/ Jack Newby Executive Director re: 73-750 Catalina Way, Palm Desert, CA. 92260.
– REPORT that they have over 75 classes and programs every week. Check the calendar on their website.
– REPORT for today:
1. Autism Awareness Month; Joslyn Center is the FIRST Autism Certified Senior Center IN THE NATION @ www.joslyncenter.org. Autism DOES NOT end @ 18.
2. “Get Tech”. One-on-one help for your new phone or other electronic device. Make an appointment for Friay between 9 AM and 2 PM.
3. Beginning Bridge lessons started on Mar., 12 w/ Dave. Tuesdays from 10 AM to noon. $3. Per class. Call Dave @ (928) 301-7115.
4. Wednesday, May 22 is Mother’s and Father’s Day Luncheon presented by Desert Oasis Healthcare. 11:30 to 1:00 PM and the cost is $20. Space is limited, so purchase you tickets @ the front desk.
5. Don’t forget; Penny’s Pantry and Senior Farmer’s Market FREE @ the Joslyn Center on alternating Fridays.
6. Now have Eisenhower Health Wellness Wednesdays Lunch for “Lunch & Learn” medical seminars. Limited space. Reservations @ (760) 340-3220. Wed., Ap., 10 on Parkinson’s Awareness.
– (contact info: www.joslyncenter.org and (760) 340-3220).

Jack

American Legion Segment – April 9, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – American Legion Segment

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American Legion Dept. of CA (Salinas Heritage Group) w/ Amado Salinas. National Legislative Council for the Dept., of CA.; National Media and Communications Committee for the American Legion; Judge Advocate Dept., of CA. of the American Legion; Area 5 District 1 First Vice for membership; National Legislation Council for By-laws and Constitution; Life member of American Legion Post 519 @ 400 N. Belardo, Palm Springs, CA. 92262 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Parliamentarian and Sgt.-At-Arms for the Hispanic American Police Officers Command Association and Jeff Cole .
– REPORT that today is Amado’s bday. Amado was in “Devil Pups” for youngsters 13 – 15.
– DISCUSSION that Jeff was in the Army…had two combat tours to Afghanistan. He was medically retired out.
– REPORT that Jeff is Post Commander of the VFW in Desert Hot Springs. Now he’s the Sgt. Of Arms for Post 519. Now he took over the American Legion Riders for this Post.
– DISCUSSION of the Riders; there are 7 of them right now. Women also will be “patched in” soon. He’s trying to bring over things from the VFW in DHS. Once a month they pass out hygiene kits to the homeless. They arrange transportation for the homeless, Veterans too, to their medical appointments.
– DISCUSSION of how to join the American Legion. i.e. parent of a veteran, spouse of a veteran, a child of a veteran, etc., How important the number of members is for the PACT to get the benefits for all veterans.
– HIS REPORT on Afghanistan through his eyes.
– REPORT on the daily activities @ Post 519. i.e. “Lunches by Juan”. Can be a guest of a Veteran. Entertainment.
– (contact info; www.americanlegionpalmsprings.com and (760) 325-6229)

Amado and Jeff

American Legion presents “Helping Heroes USA” Segment – April 9, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – American Legion presents “Helping Heroes USA” Segment

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Cont. 1,2. HELPING HEROES USA w/ Amado Salinas. National Legislative Council for the Dept., of CA.; National Media and Communications Committee for the American Legion; Judge Advocate Dept., of CA. of the American Legion; Area 5 District 1 First Vice for membership; National Legislation Council for By-laws and Constitution; Life member of American Legion Post 519 @ 400 N. Belardo, Palm Springs, CA. 92262 and the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars. Parliamentarian and Sgt.-At-Arms for the Hispanic American Police Officers Command Association and Jeff Cole, from the American Legion Riders Group and acting Sgt.-at-Arms from Post 519 and Commander of the VFW in Desert Hot Springs.
– REPORT that Tony de Maio, the CEO and President, started/founded “Helping Heroes USA” and providing this time for us to talk about all these issues.
– REPORT on the mission statement; as a non-profit, to help the Veteran and First Responder organizations in serving their members and communities to feel better about themselves. “Helping Heroes USA” supplies funds, marketing, consulting, and organizational tools @ no charge to the organizations.
– EXAMPLE of the events that HELPING HEROES USA sponsors all over the world. Tony de Maio has a business background and tremendous people skills. He lives in Sun City, Palm Desert.
– DISCUSSION that most American Legion Posts have Riders.
– REPORT on the spirit of the American Legion Riders.
– HOLD THE DATE; Sat., April 13, there will be PTSD SUICIDE AND PREVENTION WALK. 22 K Walk. Sponsored by C.C. Evening Rotary and the City of Cathedral City. At Dennis Keat Soccer Park. Will honor a Veteran who took his own life. To raise money you can register and get information on the Walk call (760) 272-6997 or email invisible22wounds@nullgmail.com.
– DISCUSSION of the Silent Auction and other ways to donate.
– REPORT that Mission 22 serves Veterans who suffer from PTSD and are possible suicide victims.
– REPORT to call 988 to report/prevent a suicide.
– DISCUSSION that for every reported suicide 135 people are affected.
– REPORT on the blue caps for the membership in the American Legion; blue and white caps are for the district commanders; white caps for the department of CA.
– REPORT that Veterans are housed w/ other Veterans if they have legal, emotional, stress issues, rather than the general public where their issues are not recognized.
– PLANS for homeless veteran affordable housing. i.e. a 20-unit apartment complex.
– (contact info; www.helpingheroesusa.org www.americanlegionpalmsprings.com and (760) 325-6229)

Amado and Jeff

Bilhartz Desert Insurance Segment – April 9, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

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BILHARTZ DESERT INSURANCE w/ Brian Bilhartz. 41865 Boardwalk; Ste., 108, Palm Dessert. 92211.
– REPORT on the National. Association of Benefits and Insurance Professionals meeting in Washington D.C.
– DISCUSSION of what that meeting accomplished.
– REPORT on bill HR5378 to create “site neutrality”.
– QUESTIONS FROM “JOEY PALS”
1. Will Medicare pay for a walk-in tub? (Not considered a Medical Necessity. But certainly a Useful item. “Social determinates of help” are being developed and discussed. More about the environment than about actual care.)
– DISCUSSION of VA Coverage and Medicare Coverage. Will Medicare complement or constrict. People can have both coverages.
– DISCUSSION of “in-home support”. Not covered by Medicare for things could possibly “impact” your health. For this you need long-term care insurance.
– REPORT that Medical DOES have long-term health care. You must first qualify for Medical, which is strictly income-based and then you must qualify for the in-home support.
– REPORT that all costs WILL INCREASE. Watch the changes in drug costs.
– REPORT that this is the time Brian gets involved in educating the Community any way he can.
– REPORT that Medicare is NOT just for older persons.
– REPORT that he will now get to edit the newest edition of the rules and regulation
– DISCUSSION of his association w/ the clients from D.O.H.C. He is the LOCAL agent and phone number!!!!
– REPORT that there is no cost to help his clients make a sound decision about their Medicare needs and the clients DON’T PAY HIM.
– REPORT that Brian will serve his clients in their home, in his office, on the phone. He has all the special classification to do all of this.
– REPORT that Brian will be a model in “Joslyn In Bloom”, Ap., 12 @ Agua Caliente Resort Rancho Mirage. www.joslyncenter.org .
– (contact info; www.bilhartzinsurance.com and (760) 459-9617).

Brian

“Restaurant of the Week” Segment – April 8, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – “Restaurant of the Week” Segment

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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Marty Webster re: “Aspen Mills”. 1.) 555 S. Sunrise Way, P.S. 92264. (since 1995) Open Mon. – Sat.,7 AM – 6:30 PM.
2.) Inside Clarks Nutrition Café @ 34175 Monterey Ave., R. M., 92270; Open 10 AM – 5 PM. 3.) 46-520 Washington St., La Quinta; Open 7 AM – 5 PM. 4.) Inside the Rancho Mirage Library; Open 10 AM – 4 PM. Also @ Thurs., night Village Fest in Palm Springs and the Farmer’s Market behind the high school.
– REPORT that orders can be placed anytime. Gift baskets, pies, rolls, cookies, brownies. Etc.,
– DISCUSSION of the staff parties they do the ordering-in for. Breakfasts, lunches, etc., Will deliver and pick up.
– REPORT on the sandwich trays for the coming Summer Season. Comes w/ potato salads, pickles, cookies and can be delivered. The same items can be in the sandwich boxes.
– REPORT that the salads can be in large quantities.
– REPORT that everything is made from scratch, fresh every day.
– REPORT on the 30 different kinds of breads. No preservatives in any of their breads. Any bread “flavor” can be made into rolls. MAKE GREAT GIFTS.
– REPORT on how to order by phone, email etc., THEY DELIVER.
– (contact info: www.aspenmillsbakery.com and (760) 323-3123).

Marty

Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – April 8, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

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D.O.H.C. w/ Dr. Brian Hodgkins re: Executive V.P. of Clinical Operations @ D.O.H.C.; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
– QUESTIONS IN THE MEDICINE CABINET from; Dr. Lindsey, Dr. Brian, news, Internet and Joey Pals in the “Medicine Cabinet”.
1. What is Havana Syndrome? (Reported in 2016 by CIA government agents working overseas and especially in Havana. Thought to have a Russian link. 60 minutes did a recent special on this. This has been “dismissed” as being psychosomatic.)
2. Does peanut butter have an unexpected effect on your immune system?? (Peanut butter has a mysterious good effect on your immune system. Has copper, Vit. E., omega acids.)
3. What is your glacose level? (Your blood glucose level indicates the sugar content in your blood. Indicates whether or not one is diabetic. Powers your body. (it’s sugar)
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and www.myturn.gov and (760) 969-6555).

Dr. Brian

cont. Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – April 8, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – cont. Desert Oasis Health Care Segment

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Cont. D.O.H.C. w/ Dr. Brian Hodgkins re: Executive V.P. of Clinical Operations @ D.O.H.C.; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
– cont. QUESTIONS IN THE MEDICINE CABINET from; Dr. Lindsey, Dr. Brian, news, Internet and Joey Pals in the “Medicine Cabinet”.
4. Does Vit. D slow down older brains? (If you feel cognitive slower, Vit. D may help. Low Vit. D levels are linked to Dementia and cognitive impairment. Folks with Lower Vit. D levels are at higher risk of Dementia and your risk of falling is also higher.)
5. What is/causes a fatty level? (Your liver filters everything; especially toxins. Gets fatty (too much food, too much alcohol) and doesn’t function properly. Livers re-grow parts easily. BUT, This can be reversed.)
– REPORT that genetically modified (69 modifications) pig kidneys have been transplanted into a living person who had been on dialysis and had a failed kidney transplant as well. Replaces pig genes w/ human genes. Fascinating.
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Dr. Brian

Joey’s Daily Datebook – April 8 – 12, 2024

Joey English Daily Datebook
Presented by Desert Oasis Healthcare
www.mydohc.com and (760) 320-8814
“Your Life, Your Health, Our Passion”

FRIDAY: APRIL 12, 2024. National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day.

1. WHO; A CABBELLO, DESERT’S PREMIER MEN’S VOCAL ENSEMBLE.
WHAT; Project Connect; to heal the disconnection among seniors.
WHEN; SAT., MAY 11; 1:30 PM.
WHERE: Mizell Community Center in Palkm Springs
WEB; www.acabbello.org.

2. WHO; MC CALLUM THEATRE
WHAT; Dan Cumming & Ari Shapiro
WHEN; SAT., AP., 13; 8 PM.
WHERE; 73000 Fred Waring, Palm Desert.
WEB; www.mccalluntheatre.org.

3. WHO; CREATIVE ARTS TEMPLE W/ RABBI JERRY CUTLER.
WHAT; CAT FNL (Creative Arts Temple/Friday Night Live) Streaming brief Shabbat Services w/ The Cutlers.
WHEN; FIRST FRIDAY NIGHTS @ 6 PM.
WHERE; Facebook & YouTube & live.
WEB; www.creativeartstemple.org.

THURSDAY: April 11, 2024. National Cheese Fondue Day.

1. WHO; THE JOSLYN CENTER’S JACK NEWBY.
WHAT; Get Tech classes one on one.
WHEN; FRIDAYS FROM 9 – 2; MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.
WHERE; 73-750 Catalina Way, Palm Desert, CA. 92260
WEB; www.joslyncenter.org and (760) 340-3220.

2. WHO; CV REP.
WHAT; “Nice Work If You Can Get It” w/ Jennifer Know.
WHEN; EXTENDED THRU AP. 28.
WHERE; 68510 e. Palm Cyn., Dr.
WEB; www.cvrep.org.

3. WHO; MC CALLUM THEATRE.
WHAT; Call for auditions for Open Call.
WHEN; APRIL 20, 21.
WHERE; 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert.
WEB; www.mccallumtheatre.org.

WEDNESDAY: April 10, 2024. National Siblings Day.

1. WHO; DAP HEALTH/PRES. DAVID BRINKMAN wants you to know.
WHAT; Their mission is to enhance & promote health & well being for our community.
WHEN; NOW.
WHERE; On the website.
WEB; www.daphealth.org.

2. WHO; REVOLUTION STAGE COMPANY.
WHAT: “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”.
WHEN; AP., 16 – 28.
WHERE; 611 S. Palm Cyn. In the Sun Shopping Center.
WEB; www.revolutionstagecompany.com.

3. WHO; TEMECULA THEATER
WHAT; “The Music Man”.
WHEN; NOW thru Ap., 21.
WHERE; Old Town Temecula Community Theater.
WEB; www.temeculatheater.org.

TUESDAY: April 9, 2024. National Chinese Almond Cookie Day.

1. WHO; MC CALLUM THEATRE and THE DESERT SYMPHONY.
WHAT; “Let’s Hang On”.
WHEN; April 11.
WHERE; 73000 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Desert, CA. 92262.
WEB; www.mccallumtheatre.com and www.desertsymphony.org.

2. WHO; MICHAEL HOLMES’ PURPLE ROOM AND SUPPER CLUB.
WHAT; Whistle Pig Tasting.
WHEN; MON., AP. 15; 6 PM; $55.
WHERE; 1900 E. Palm Cyn., Dr., P.S. CA. 92264/
WEB; www.purpleroompalmsprings.com.

3. WHO; DESERT THEATRICALS.
WHAT: “Oklahoma”
WHEN; May 3, 4, 5. Food by Willies Modern Fare.
WHERE; 71560 San Jacinto Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA.
WEB; www.desert-theatricals.com.

MONDAY: April 8, 2024 National Zoo Lovers Day.

1. WHO; THE PALM SPRINGS CULTURAL CENTER
WHAT; Screwball Sundays – “After the Thin Man”.
WHEN; April 14; 3 PM, SCREENING @ THE HISTORIC CAMELOT THEATRE.
WHERE; P.S. Cultural Center.
WEB; www.palmspringsculturalcenter.org.

2. WHO; HEATHER JAMES GALLERY.
WHAT; Works of Mark Rothko.
WHEN; NOW.
WHERE; 45188 Portola Ave., Palm Desert.
WEB; www.heatherjamesgallery.com.

3. WHO; MELISSA MORGAN FINE ART.
WHAT; Has art storage and services.
WHEN; On-going.
WHERE; 73-660 El Paseo, Palm Desert
WEB; www.melissamorganfineart.com.

Desert Water Agency Segment – April 5, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – Desert Water Agency Segment

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DESERT WATER AGENCY w/ Xochitl Pena re: 1200 S. Gene Autry Tr., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– QUESTION FROM A “JOEY PAL”
1. Do we have fluoride in our water? (DWA does NOT add fluoride to our water, but they do TEST FOR IT. The DWA water report www.dwa.org/wqr will show this. NO WORRIES).
– REPORT on what is in the water report and that we have high mineral content in our water. i.e. the white build-up on our faucets. Good for us.
– REPORT that they have 2 public tours a year. HOLD THE DATE: Ap 24 is the SPRING TOUR. Opportunity to see the process of how we get water into our homes. We have 29 active wells in our service area. Sign up on-line.
– REPORT on new and existing programs.
1. Leak detection survey going on for 2 to 3 weeks.
2. Grass Removal – $3. Per square foot and an additional $1 per square foot in Palm Springs.
3. Smart Controllers – Adjust automatically when it rains.
4. Sprinkler nozzle – Uses less water.
5. Toilets – A $150. credit for an energy-efficient one to cover purchase and installation for residential. Ultra-low-slow. This incentive is for 1.1 gallon per flush toilets or less. Buy it where ever you want. www.dwa.org/toilet.
6. Clothes washers – $250. If you upgrade to an energy-efficient one. They have a sticker on one.
– REMEMBER to turn off your sprinklers for 48 hours AFTER it rains.
– (contact info: www.dwa.org.and (760) 323-4971)

Xochitl

Rest in Peace

R.I.P. Bob Beckwith 09.21.1933 – 02.2024

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