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“Restaurant of the Week” Segment – July 10, 2021

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – “Restaurant of the Week” Segment

“RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK” w/ Todd Flood re: “Maracas Restaurant & Bar” 155 S. Palm Cyn., Dr., Palm Springs (for 16 years); 72-775 Dinah Shore Dr., Rancho Mirage and & “J.T.’s Diner” 37011 Cook St., Palm Desert.
– REPORT on the excitement of the indoor diners @ Maracas Palm Springs.
– REPORT that Street Fair will come all the way down S. Palm Caynon at a later date. Covid stopped quite a few vendors from returning.
– REPORT on the “Taste of Summer Rancho Mirage”. Buy a $10. wristband, that is reusable, with different “deals” @ all the participating restaurants that benefits lots of charities. RUNS THROUGH AUG., 15.
– REPORT that the charities can “buy” the bracelets from the R.M. Chamber and keep the rest for their charity. www.tasteofsummerranchomirage.com.
– DISCUSSION that until he can be fully staffed he won’t change to the new menu.
– REPORT the Maracas is closed Wed., and Thurs., @ lunchtime in P.S.
– REPORT that J.T.’s is open from 8 AM to 2 PM, 5 days a week, closed Mon. and Tues.
– REPORT on the items inside the J.T.’s Diner Palm Desert that are for sale now. Retro kind of things.
– REPORT on the menu @ J.T.’s: eggs benedict, great burgers, chix. fried steak, meat loaf and mashed potatoes. Great milkshakes, root beer floats, and malts. Reminds us of Route 66 style.
(760) 322-9654
(760) 321-1001
(760) 674-7600)


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

09:00 – 10:00 AM

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

DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Dr. Lindsey Valenzuela, Vice President of Population Health and Health Integration re: 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
– REPORT that the Vaccine is 99% effective @ preventing severe illness, hospitalization and death.
– REPORT that the Delta Variance now makes up the majority of new Covid cases in the U.S. and is covered very well by the Mrna Vaccines of Pfiser and Moderna.
D.O.H.C. carries all 3 vaccines. www.mydohc.com.
– DISCUSSION of whether or not there are more variants down the road? i.e. the Lambda Variant from Peru.
– REPORT that a single dose of Pfiser and/or Moderna IS NOT REALLY EFFECTIVE AGAINST THE DELTA VARIANT. Get your 2nd dose.
– D.O.H.C. is trying to find folks who still need to get their 2nd shot.
– D.O.H.C. has give over 50,000 vaccines. Sign up @ www.mydohc.com to sign up for a shot.
– REPORT on whether or not “side effects” are good? New study shows NO CONNECTION to side effects and how effective the immunity of the vaccine is.
– REPORT that COVID-19 cases are up where states have not done well in vaccinating folks. Surge in people going to hospital showed a 2-fold INCREASE OF DEATH.
– QUESTIONS from “Joey Pals”
1. Is Delta the predominate virus now? (Yes, in new asesc).
2. Should I take magnesium daily for memory? (A new study shows that magnesium is good for the brain. Memory etc.,)
3. If I drink well water am I more likely to get Parkinsons? (Yes, in some cases depending in the contaminants in the water).
4. Is there a “sleep gene”? (Sleep patterns can be partially genetic. Napping seems to run in families.)
– REPORT that D.O.H.C.’s clinics are open 8 AM to 4 PM Mon. – Friday @ P.S. & Indio. D.O.H.Cc’s clinic in Yucca Valley is open every Thursday.
– REPORT that if you feel ill – GET TESTED!!!
(760) 969-6555)


cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment – July 10, 2021

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment

DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Barry Dayton re: Marketing.
– 1. REPORT on the Desert Wellness Challenge. 10 weeks long either for yourself, as part of a team, friends, family, co-workers etc., Sign up is available on www.mydohc.com website whether you are a D.O.H.C. member or not. You get 150 points just to check in each day. Walk, meditation, etc., is trackable. At the end of 10 weeks THERE ARE PRIZES.
– 2. REPORT on the “Best of the Best” @ www.desertsun.com and vote. Please vote for D.O.H.C. again, they won Immediate Care Category last time.
– 3. REPORT on the NEW mobile check-in. Will launch next week. A new way for patients to make appointments and check-in on their phones, computers, etc. Fast and easy.
– DISCUSSION of the “carry-over” from our 70 weeks of Pandemic and the impact and education we have all had to learn when it comes to technology.
– 4. REPORT on the Senior Wellness Exam. If you are on Medicare GET YOUR ANNUAL EXAM.
– 5. REPORT to go to the footer @ the bottom of the www.mydohc.com page and sign up for the Monthly Newsletter from D.O.H.C.
(760) 969-6555)


“Senior Moment” Segment – July 10, 2021

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – “Senior Moment” Segment

NEURO VITALITY CENTER w/ Allan H. Jensen re: Ex. Dir. 2800 E. Alejo Rd., Palm Springs.
– DISCUSSION of their mission statement; focus on the patient, NOT the disease. Work w/ people who have neurological issues.
– DISCUSSION of how the clients are so excited to see folks IN PERSON again. Great energy in the Center.
– REPORT that they are an adult day center. Social activities, state-of-the-art gym, full staff to guide folks. Folks come to be w/ “like-minded” folks.
– REPORT that during the 70 weeks of Pandemic folks have attrified in their skill levels.
– REPORT that they provide services, many times for FREE, and will help w/ all the paperwork.
– REPORT that they are now affiliated thru CBAS (CA, based adult services) and can get programs for many folks @ no charge.
– REPORT on their food program for lunch @ the Center. Can be free if you’re on the CBAS program, otherwise $4. GREAT FOOD.
– DISCUSSION that they work w/ Sun Bus to pick you up and drop you off for FREE.
– REPORT on the need for volunteers. Just call.
– DISCUSSION that they are open Monday thru Friday from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Start seeing clients about 8 ish. Best to call and make an appointment.
– REPORT on the variety of clients they serve. Almost anybody. Will be enlarging their services soon for MS clients.
(760) 323-7676)


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

10:00 – 11:00 AM

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

DEMENTIA HELP CENTER w/ Kae Hammond re: President & Founder.
– REPORT on the Mission Statement; Save you the time, energy, money and pain that DHC has spent in learning how to do these things. Especially in how to manage the issues that always seem to come up. Rescue plan for the family caregiver.
– REPORT that how we can now identify some of the different Dementias and how they are now being diagnosed. i.e. mri, pet scan, behaviors etc.
– REPORT that her book is “Pathways – A guidebook for dementia and Alzheimer family caregivers”. You can get it from Amazon.
– REPORT on the identification of beta amyloid in the human brain to help w/ the treatment and measurement of Dementia/Alzheimer for living patients. Can also help identify what form of Dementia the patient has. The need for a “footprint” when the first warning signs show up, i.e. behavioral changes, cognitive changes, gait changes etc.,
– DISCUSSION of her friend named Tony who is an expert in natural procedures, supplements and treatments…..not necessarily PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
– REPORT on being inside so much due to the heat…..SO take your loved one for a drive, turn on their favorite music. Good for both the patient and the care-giver.
(760) 636-6355)


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

10:00 – 11:00 AM

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

FOREST LAWN w/ Larry Davis re: 69855 E. Ramon Rd., Cathedral City, CA. 92234.
– DISCUSSION of why there are no such things as tours of the Cemeteries. Privacy issues etc.
– DISCUSSION of how nice it is to have movies and photos w/ which to remember someone. Be certain to provide those to your family and friends. Provides your life history.
– DISCUSSION on the photo of the resident in a home on their door in a time frame that they could remember…i.e. high school. Also relevant photos of residents in the beauty shop for the same reason.
– REPORT that the photos make the person’s WHOLE LIFE SEEM MORE REAL to the living…not just the older person your remember toward the end of life.
– Questions from “Joey Pals”.
1. How detailed should my instruction be for MY FINAL DAYS. (Person has specific wishes, i.e. music, lighting, visitors, food, pictures, candles, temperature, etc. NEED TO COMMUNICATE THESE WISHES WHILE YOU STILL CAN).
– REPORT that you need to let people TALK about their final days WHEN THEY WANT TO. Even when it’s difficult to hear.
– REPORT that you should pre-plan and pre-pay you funeral wishes. HAVE THE CONVERSATION.
(760) 328-3140)


Charity Segment – July 10, 2021

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – Charity Segment

DESERT CANCER FOUNDATION w/ Eevet Edens re: Ex., Director of DCF.
– REPORT on 10/9 for the 15th Annual “Paint El Paseo Pink” fundraiser and community event.
– REPORT that this is an “in-person” event. Will celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the survivors and volunteers. Will begin and end @ the Gardens on El Paseo @ 8 AM.
– REPORT of thanks to the P.D. City Council.
– REPORT on the cooperation between Lucy Curci Cancer Center @ EH, Comprehensive Cancer Center @ DC.
– REPORT that DCF serves cancer patients who can’t afford their treatments, services etc.,
– REPORT that registration is open @ www.paintelpaseopink.org. Donate if you and/or your family have been blessed NOT to have cancer or if you and/or your family have had cancer.
(760) 773-6554)


Children Segment – July 10, 2021

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – Children Segment

CARREON FOUNDATION w/ Jackie Lopez re: Pres. Of the Board and Chris Martello, Chris Clemens P.R. 41550 Eclectic St., Palm Desert.
– INTRODUCTION by Chris of Jackie Lopez and the Dr. Carreon Foundation.
– REPORT on the mission statement. Founded in 1991 by Dr. Reynaldo J. Carreon. Gives assistance to the Valley’s youth of Mexican-American ancestry in pursuing a higher education and/or vocational training. They must maintain a certain grade point average.
– REPORT that the Carreon Foundation presented 2021 Annual Scholarship Awards totaling over $136,000.00 to 74 winners.
– REPORT that the application process begins Feb., 2022.
– REPORT that there is always a need for sponsors and donors to help.
– DISCUSSION of the partnership w/ OneFuture CV and the leadership of Ex., Dir., Ricardo Loretta and an able Board of Directors.
(858) 344-4812)


Animal Segment – July 10, 2021

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – Animal Segment

LOVING ALL ANIMALS w/ Michael Russell re: 83496 Ave., 51 in Coachella, CA. 92236
– REPORT on the importance of microchipping. Many more locations can micro-chip your animals and that scanners are NOW universal.
– DISCUSSION that scanners are now available @ Fire Stations as well to read microchips. All of Animal Shelters have scanners. All vets have scanners.
– DISCUSSION of how rewarding it is when a lost animal is reunited w/ it’s owner due to a microchip.
– REPORT that you MUST update your chip information if you change phones, move, etc.
– DISCUSSION that when you donate to food banks PLEASE include food and supplies for animals.
– REPORT that the protocols for animals are ahead of the protocols and procedures we just put in place for COVID-19.
– REPORT on the exchange of air required (@ all businesses) by law passed June 17, 2021.
– LOVING ALL ANIMALS will ALWAYS be a “no-kill” shelter.
11/13 – 11 AM TO 2 PM “Spayghetti and No Balls” fund raiser @ Lindi Biggi’s home.
1/1/22 – New Year’s Day function @ Lindi Biggi’s home.
– DISCUSSION of the need for volunteers @ our animal shelters.
– REPORT that you need to; 1. Micro-chip your animals. 2. Vaccinate your animals. 3. Spay or neuter your animals.
– L.A.A. is open 9 AM to 4 PM Monday thru Saturday.
– REPORT that they are planning to build a “cat house” so they can house kitties.
(760) 834-7000)


“Restaurant of the Week” Segment – July 3, 2021

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – “Restaurant of the Week” Segment

RESTAURANTS OF THE WEEK w/ Joe Enos re: Director of Marketing; “LuLu California Bistro”. 200 S. Palm Cyn., Dr., Palm Springs, CA. 92262. “Acqua California Bistro” 71-800 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT on Harold Matzner’s birthday TOMORROW on the 4th of July.
– REPORT on our live report @ Lulu’s air conditioned, air filter in-door dining. $19.99 3-course weekend brunch.
– REPORT on the brunch – appetizers, 13 entrees, desserts. 9 – 2 Saturday and Sunday. Add a glass of endless champagne or endless mimosa.
– REPORT on All day dining from 2 – 9. Children’s menu available too. New items on the “all day dining” menu; i.e. ahi tuna nachos. Great fresh fish IN THE DESERT!!! Why do to the Coast.
– REPORT on LuLu’s cotton candy. It’s made “to order” in Lulu’s kitchen w/ the cotton candy machine.
– REPORT on Wed., July 7 – THE OPENING OF ACQUA @ the River. Brunch on the weekend from 9 – 2 PM.
Open daily Mon-Friday @ 4 PM.
– REPORT on Acqua’s “all day dining” menu.
(760) 327-LULU
(760) 862-9800)


Rest in Peace

R.I.P. Jackson E. Parham. M.U.H.S. class of 1962. 11.16.1944 – 4.4.2022

Happy Memorial Day!!! Remember “Freedom is NOT Free”. God Bless America!!

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