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December

cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment – December 12, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare 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
.

DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Dr. Lindsey Valenzuela re: Doctor of Pharmacy; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
– REPORT that the CDC has reported universal rules for “mask wearing”. Benefits are of the 3 ply cloth masks. Fit well. The “valve” masks are not recommended.
– DISCUSSION of the results from the trials show that even w/ the side-effects, it shows that your body is reacting and working WITH the vaccine.
– FULLY aware of current options in the next week. Should have vaccine being given to their health-care workers during the next week.
– REPORT that the hospital’s numbers are beginning to fill up.
– REPORT on the latest information on testing.
– REPORT on the psychological aspects of dealing w/ COVID-19 too. Have to do physical distancing but not psychological distancing. MAKE THAT PERSONAL CONNECTION.
– DISCUSSION of how D.O.H.C. communicates on a regular basis w/ all their members and Barry Dayton’s work on the website.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-6555)

Lindsey

“Senior Moment” Segment – December 12, 2020

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; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

FOREST LAWN w/ Larry Davis re: 69855 E. Ramon Rd., Cathedral City, CA. 92234.
– DISCUSSION of his loss of his wife of 49 years a month ago. How he has handed down various things of Linda’s and the example for all of us in talking about these things “beforehand”.
– REPORT on how Forest Lawn is handling services, w/ their tent, number of folks who can attend w/ social distancing, masks, etc. All services are virtual as well and up on the web. That way folks who can’t travel and are all over the World can see the services. Video is available forever.
– REPORT on the personal experience of his loss and the example it provides for all of us. services outside in the tent and they have been lovely.
– They are providing functions and memorial services in the tent. People feel comfortable and safe in a private setting and Forest Lawn is doing services DURING the Pandemic.
– REPORT on the demeanor of the families who lose loved ones during the Pandemic.
– DISCUSSION of how the planning meetings for services are now done over the phone w/ Forest Lawn.
– REPORT that Forest Lawn has NEVER been closed, is considered an essential business.
www.forestlawn.com
(760) 328-3112)

Larry

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– Trees freshly cut, not stored for months.
– From Montana and Idaho.
– They will deliver.
– Tree stands available, that don’t leak.
– Wreaths, garlands, etc.,
– Will flock any color.
– Open 9 AM to 98 PM up to and thru Christmas Day.
– Their lot: 73-796 San Luis Rey, Palm Desert. Call Chuck (951) 544-3569.

Joey’s Montana Ponderosa Pine Tree Christmas Tree!!!

cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – December 12, 2020

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; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

DEMENTIA HELP CENTER w/ Kae Hammond re: President & Founder; 495 Town Center Way, 44 Ste., B, Palm Desert, CA. 92260.
– DISCUSSION of the conversation we were having w/ Larry re: She experienced the same w/ the loss of her husband.
– DISCUSSION that she feels her husband “knew” she was there until his last breath.
– REPORT on having music “in the room” during those last moments. Belief that the person “is aware” even if they can’t speak.
– DISCUSSION of how she helps her clients “pick” a facility/home. How she communicates w/ the client EVEN if they can’t speak or communicate in the traditional way. The client’s wishes are the most important thing, not necessarily the family’s wishes.
– REPORT on the isolation WE ARE ALL LIVING WITH NOW, let alone the residents of these facilities. FEAR is impacting us. Families are fearful of WHAT the diagnosis may be for their loved one and possibly for them down the road.
– DISCUSSION that dementia is NOT a genetic predisposition for the most part.
– SUGGESTIONS for Christmas gifts for the caregivers. i.e. give the gift of “time” away from their duties. Wrap it w/ a card or bow and make it a real GIFT as such. Gift cards for manicures, pedicures, coffee, personal things.
– REPORT on live ZOOM support group the 1st and 3rd Wednesday.
www.dementiahelpcenter.com
(760) 636-6355)

Kae

cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – December 12, 2020

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; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

BROOKDALE MIRAGE INN w/ Kurt Suminski re: 72750 Country Club Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA., 92270. He is the Clare Bridge/Memory Facility Co-Ordinator.
– DISCUSSION of the Three levels @ Brookdale care provides: 1.) Independent Living 2). Assisted Living and 3.) Memory Care/Alzheimer’s/Dementia (Clare Bridge) that Kurt oversees.
– REPORT that residents can have “porch visits”, zoom/skype/facetime/virtual meetings etc. EVERY apartment has their own window/porch. Some residents do phone calls/virtual visits each day. Even the “lower” functioning residents react w/ joy and positivity.
– MEMORY CARE is doing things in their own space during this new “shut down”. They “lite up” when they see the Christmas decorations. Even if they are not verbal, they are reacting.
– Brookdale has done EXTRA decorating for the Holidays.
– REPORT on the food during the “winter” time.
– DISCUSSION on the emotional level of the residents.
– DISCUSSION of how families may notice a “decline” in their loved one when they visit @ this time of year. Then Brookdale increases the monitoring of that person. They keep the person who has the “power of attorney” of this change and increase the communication.
– REPORT that there are openings for new residents at this point in time @ Brookdale.
– REPORT that there are virtual church services for the residents.
www.brookdale.com
(760) 346-7772)

Kurt

Neuro Vitality Segment – December 12, 2020

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; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

NEURO VIALITY SEGMENT w/ Dr. Jay Seller re: Program Director and Executive Director. 2800 E. Alejo, Palm Springs, CA.
– REPORT that his clients had a virtual tour of Palm Springs in the 50’s this week. Also had a virtual tour of the Zoo this week!!!! Many museums, etc., have virtual tours available.
– REPORT that once a week they do a virtual medical COVID check and a blood pressure check w/ the cuff that NVC gives them.
– DISCUSSION that the target audience for NVC services is anyone who has had a neurological event, no matter the age. There are individual “groups” for different issues.
– REPORT on all the professionals they have on staff.
– REPORT that clients can be anywhere and access the services of the NVC virtually, etc.
– REPORT that they take insurances.
www.neurovitalitycenter.org
(760) 323-7676)

Jay

LIVE READ
LIBERTY TREES
;
– Trees freshly cut, not stored for months.
– From Montana and Idaho.
– They will deliver.
– Tree stands available, that don’t leak.
– Wreaths, garlands, etc.,
– Will flock any color.
– Open 9 AM to 98 PM up to and thru Christmas Day.
– Their lot: 73-796 San Luis Rey, Palm Desert. Call Chuck (951) 544-3569.

Joey’s Montana Ponderosa Pine Tree Christmas Tree!!!

Desert Care Network Segment – December 12, 2020

h3>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
.

COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER w/ Cassie Mayberry. Re: Desert Care Network/Desert Regional Medical Center @ 1180 N. Indian Canyon, Palm Springs. Marketing Coordinator.
– CCC is on the campus of Desert Regional Medical Center, but a separate facility.
– REPORT new Scout Radar Technology for Breast Cancer patients. Wireless, tumor location technology for breast cancer.
– 2.8 million women a year need breast surgery for a tumor. The old way of locating the tumor has been w/ a wire inserted into the breast and sticking out of the breast. Then the surgeon “follows” the wire TO THE TUMOR. Not always a good route.
– REPORT on the new technology w/ the Scout Radiology. The size of a grain of rice. Conserves more of the healthy breast tissue, can locate the tumor EXACTLY and most likely doesn’t require a second surgery.
– REPORT that then the “grain of rice” COMES out. The grain of rice is called a “reflector”.
– Over 90,000 women have had this procedure!!!
Helps to diffuse the already traumatic effects of having cancer. This is done as an “in-patient” procedure.
– DISCUSSION that at this point in time, this procedure is being used for breast cancer only.
– REPORT that DCN is the only hospital in the Valley w/ this technology.
www.desertcancercenter.com
(760) 323-6511)

Animal Segment – December 12, 2020

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; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

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 that Bones ‘N Scones open and is an essential business. Limit store access to 3 HUMANS @ a time.
– REPORT that they deliver and do curb side pick up.
– REPORT on the sardine and or salmon muffins that she makes for cats. Keep these in the refrigerator because they have no preservatives in them.
– 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.
– REPORT that their Facebook page has Christmas offerings of gifts, toys, gift tins, gift “bags” and handmade treats.
– Open to public for hands free delivery to your car, or pick-up inside w/ all COVID-19 protocols (w/ bright neon green paw prints to mark the social distancing) w/ your doggies w/ FREE bag of jerky FOR YOUR DOG!!! Lol
– REPORT on the question from a “Joey Pal”. Can you feed your kitty milk??? IT IS NOT A GOOD IDEA. Cats prefer to drink running water more than standing water. Best to put a bit of broth in the dry cat food every so often. Best to feed a cat on a regular basis, not “on demand” feeding.
– REPORT on the in-house bakery @ Palm Springs store on S. Palm Canyon, for the animals….i.e. birthday cakes, treats, etc., Has a cake book from which to order.
www.bonesnscones.com
(760) 864-1133)

Kathy

Restaurant of the Week Segment – December 5, 2020

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; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Pat Milsop re: “Flemings Prime Steak House and Wine Bar”. 71800 CA-111, Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT on the lovely outdoor service they are providing in the Common Area of the “River” @ Rancho Mirage.
– REPORT that the outdoor seating has heaters, plenty of light. Very comfortable.
– REPORT that Flemings is hoping to serve until 10 PM on Christmas Eve. (this may change). Open @ 4 PM and seat every 15 minutes.
– REPORT that you cannot make a reservation on-line, due to the number of tables. Call the restaurant for reservations.
– REPORT that the regular menu will be available thru out the Season.
– REPORT on 3 course pre-fixed menu for Christmas Holidays. To be announced depending on possible “shut down”.
– REPORT that take-out starts @ 12 Noon. Deliver thru Uber-eats. “Family Bundle” available w/ saving. Also doing “Wine-to-go”. List is on-line.
– Linda Espinosa designed the outdoor setting.
– DISCUSSION of the COVID-19 restrictions for seating etc. Sanitizing stations everywhere. Servers wash their hands every half hour. Disposable menus available as well as digital ones.
www.flemingssteakhouse.com
(760) 776-6685)

Pat

Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment – December 5, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – Desert Oasis Healthcare 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
.

DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Dr. Lindsey Valenzuela re: Doctor of Pharmacy; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
– REPORT that we are starting the 38th week of COVID-19 “Sheltering in Place”.
– REPORT that the number of positive cases and full hospital beds is up in Riverside County.
– DISCUSSION that we need to work on our “out of the public” behaviors.
– REPORT that CV hospitals are doing OK @ this point in time.
– DISCUSSION that data shows that death is NOT the only repercussion of COVID-19. Long term effects not completely known yet.
– REPORT that 24% of hospitalized COVIDI-19 patients will die in 60 days.
– DISCUSSION of a “Joey Pal’s” question about the change in the way the diagnosis of COVID-19 is made.
– REPORT on Garry’s question: that loss of teeth has become a somewhat common symptom due to inflammation issues. Sequence of the progression of symptoms.
– REPORT that the triage procedure in the Emergency Room takes a while to perform COVID-19 tests. D.O.H.C.’s Immediate Care locations are in Palm Springs and Indio.
– D.O.H.C. does a rapid flu test first, then COVID-19.
– REPORT on EMERGENCY USE AUTHORIZATION (EUA). Any day Pfiser should have this. CDC has been planning on distribution of the vaccine for months. First to get the vaccine will be the health care workers.
– REPORT that the flu virus is also air born.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-6555)

Lindsey

cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment – December 5, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare 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
.

DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Dr. Lindsey Valenzuela re: Doctor of Pharmacy; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
– REPORT that the CDC has SHORTENED the quarantine time to 10 days if you have NO symptoms.
– DISCUSSION of manageable risks.
– REPORT that new medications have received EUA. Hope to have first vaccines for health care workers and nursing home residents by Dec., 11.
– DISCUSSION of how long the vaccine takes to protect you. Takes the 2nd shot to make you immune. Most of the side effects come w/ the 2nd shot and might last 24 hours.
– REPORT that Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory has FREE drive-thru testing available. www.curative.com.
– DISCUSSION of the success or failure of “at home schooling”. i.e. “food insecurities”.
– DISCUSSION of how D.O.H.C. communicates on a regular basis w/ all their members.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-6555)

Lindsey

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