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Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – October 9, 2021

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Desert Oasis Health Care Segment

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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”. Leads the COVID-10 Taskforce.
– REPORT that we are in our 83rd week of Pandemic.
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. has vaccinated 30,000 folks.  All D.O.H.C. employees.  No appointment needed, just show up.
– REPORT that you can put your vaccination information on your phone @ calvac.
– REPORT that George from “Crazy Mel’s” is a D.O.H.C. member.
– REPORT that you should NOT laminate your vaccination card in case we need more shots down the road.
– REPORT that boosters are recommended, but NOT required.  Only booster now is from Pfiser.  Can get a 3rd dose of Maderna if you have a weakened immune system.
– REPORT that we are making progress in Riverside County is down around 6%. Only 50 Covid patients in our local hospitals.  These are mostly unvaccinated.
– REPORT that CA. numbers are the best in the country.  Fantastic decline in new cases.
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. is testing about 350 folks a week.  Government has decided to pay for the new therapies coming out for EUA.
– REPORT that Molnupiravir, the oral therapy is showing promise. 50% reduction in deaths w/ Molnupiravir.
– REPORT that no therapy is as good as the vaccine.  Reduces your chance of hospitalization by 90%.
– DISCUSSION that flu and Covid vaccinations available @ all three D.O.H.C. locations, Palm Springs, Indio and Yucca Valley.  Drive-thru too.  D.O.H.C. has vaccinated 28,000 CV residents.
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Brian

cont. Desert Oasis Health Care Segment. “The Medicine Cabinet” – October 9, 2021

9:00 – 10:00 AM

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

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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”. Leads the COVID-10 Taskforce.
– STATEMENTS/QUESTIONS from “Joey Pals” in the “Medicine Cabinet”.
1. Half of the Moderna Vaccine has 4 bad side effects? (To a certain extent. Means half of the people vaccinated.  Vaccine Reporting Site reports on ALL the side-effects after a vaccine.  So there is some reason for concern here.).
2. No cloth masks? (The better the mask, the BETTER.  Not a bandana or single cloth mask. Delta variant so much more easily spread.  At least 2 layers, 3 is better).
3.Is there a new vaccine for rheumatoid arthritis? (Yes, it will be in a shot…would be a game changer).
– REPORT that there is exciting news in the field of vaccines due to the Covid problems.
– REPORT that there is also a new vaccine for malaria. 700,000 people die world-wide annually.
– HOLD THE DATE; Nov., 20 Heart & Stroke Walk in conjunction w/ the American Heart Association and
D.O.H.C. @ Civic Center Park.  Virtually or in-person.
– (contact info: www.myturn.ca.gov and www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Brian

“Senior Moment” Segment – October 9, 2021

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – “Senior Moment” Segment

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FOREST LAWN w/ Larry Davis re: 69855 E. Ramon Rd., Cathedral City, CA. 92234. Indio and Coachella locations also.
– DISCUSSION that the Pandemic continues to affect all activities @ Forest Lawn. Masks are still required, but the number of persons attending a service is NOT limited.
– DISCUSSION that the number of deaths from Covid has decreased.
– DISCUSSION of what people want and do not want to disclose @ the time of death. 
– REPORT that Forest Lawn continues to use “universal precautions” in his industry.
– REPORT on how Forest Lawn must proceed when moving a casket that has been buried.
– REPORT on the containers for cremation.  Container must be made of certain durable materials and conforms to the laws Forest Lawn uses. 
– DISCUSSION that there are thousands of forms of urns for use.
– DISCUSSION of “Dance as though no one is watching; Love as though you’ll never get hurt; Sing as though no one can hear you and Live as though Heaven is on Earth.
– DISCUSSION that because life is so fragile, the best thing to do is plan your service ahead of time and if you pay for it, NO ONE CAN CHANGE IT.
– (contact info: www.forestlawn.com and (760) 328-3112).

Larry

cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – October 9, 2021

10:00 – 11:00 AM

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

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NEURO VITALITY CENTER w/ Allan H. Jensen re: Ex. Dir. and Program Director and Brenda Crawford, Director of Exercise Therapist – 2800 E. Alejo Rd., Palm Springs.
– REPORT that Neuro Vitality Center is NOW OFFICIALLY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AGAIN and clients are excited to be back!!!!
– DISCUSSION of what Brenda dose in running the gym @ the Center.
– REPORT on how Brenda became a fitness expert.
– REPORT that Brenda works with clients w/ all kinds of issues that can’t go to a regular gym.
– DISCUSSION that you need a Doctor’s authorization to work out @ NVC.
– REPORT that the gym is open daily Monday thru Friday from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
– REPORT that once a new client is evaluated, Brenda will create a special program JUST FOR YOU AND YOUR NEEDS.
– REPORT that people are hesitant to start, thinking they can’t move or do the exercises.
– REPORT that both occupational and physical therapist evaluate you when you come into the Center.
– REPORT that clients can have ANY time of neurological issues.
– DISCUSSION of the lovely outdoor garden.
– REPORT that you need to show proof of vaccination, then you DON’T need a mask, and a TB test to become a client.
– REPORT that they are accepting new clients and will help/do most of the paperwork.  Transportation is in conjunction w/ Sunline.
– (contact info; www.neurovitalitycenter.org and (760) 323-7676).

Allan and Brenda

cont. “Senior Moment” – October 9, 2021

10:00 – 11:00 AM

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

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DEMENTIA HELP CENTER w/ Lisa Stanford re: Family Care Consultant w/ a background w/ Alzheimer and Dementia in her family.
– REPORT on article in Prevention Magazine.  Dementia is the umbrella term, Alzheimers is UNDER the umbrella of Dementia.
– REPORT that there are 100 types of Dementia. #1. Alzheimers. #2. Vascular Dementia. #3 Lewy-body dementia. #4. Parkinsons. #5. Frotal temporal lobe for people under 60.
QUESTIONS FROM JOEY PAL’S
1.Is there a connection between the way you walk and Dementia? (Yes. Can be, because of shuffling as you walk.)
– REPORT that an early visit to a neurologist is VITAL.  Need that early “footprint” and avoid progression of the disease.
– REPORT on the monthly “ THRIVE” support group.  Wednesdays 10 to 11:30 live in the conference room @ 75270 Hwy., 111, Indian Wells.  R.S.V.P. please. Open to clients, family, care-givers.  Also have a ZOOM meeting.  Call for the link.
– (contact info: www.dementiahelpcenter.com and (760) 636-6355).

Lisa

Charity Segment – October 9, 2021

11:00 – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – Charity Segment

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AIDS LIFE CYCLE w/ Brett Klein
– REPORT on the June 5 thru 11, 2022, fundraiser for HIV/AIDS. Can sponsor someone (Brett Klein) who rides the 545 mile ride over 7 days from San Francisco to Los Angeles.  Brett wants to raise $10,000.
– REPORT on the “virtual” ride you can sponsor also.
– REPORT on “roadies” who volunteer all along the way. Great support staff….i.e. mechanics, medical support, food, housing, etc.,
– REPORT on Jade Bicycle Maintenance who will take all the bikes up to San Francisco for the riders.
– REPORT on they have stops every so often.
– REPORT on the training ride of 35 miles they went on. They have many routes throughout the Valley.  In conjunction w/ the Desert Roadrunners.  45 have signed up so far for the “ride”.
– REPORT that you can ride w/ them on Saturdays; you can follow them @ FB @ Desert Roadrunners; in Pride Parade; all kinds of community outreach.
– REPORT that Palm Springs has one team w/ 45 rides.  2800 riders in total. 3200 people are involved overall in the ride.  All vaccinated.  Will wear masks when they stop in towns and attending events, but not necessary  while riding.
– (contact info; www.aidslifecycle.org and (760) 340-ARTS).

Brett

“Talk of Stars” Segment – October 9, 2021

11:00 – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – “Talk of Stars” Segment

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”ONE NIGHT ONLY” w/ Michael Childers
– REPORT that he’s a Covid survivor.
– SAVE THE DATE: Wed., Nov., 10 @ 6 PM.
– DISCUSSION of all his jewelry from El Paseo.
– REPORT on the 2 years we’ve not had “One Night Only”. Benefits the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center.
– REPORT on the 16th year called “Back to the Seventies”.  Lily Tomlin, Lucie Arnaz, Sam Harris, the Calloway Sisters, MTU kids from David Green, etc.
– REPORT that tickets are on sale now @ www.mccallumtheatre.com and (760) 340-arts.  Tickets are over 60% sold out already.
– DISCUSSION of the impact of Covid on Broadway and show business and their willingness to appear in “One Night Only” for Michael.
– REPORT on some of his sponsors; Jet Blue and The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
– DISCUSSION of his fabulous professional history.  He has over 50,000 photos in his archives. His trust, patience and creativity w/ his subjects.
– DISCUSSION of his relationship w/ John Schlessinger. The revivals of some of his films…i.e. “Marathon Man”, “Midnight Cowboy”, etc. A new book “The Making of Midnight Cowboy”.
– REPORT on his exhibition coming up @ Melissa Morgan Fine Art on El Paseo next year.
– REPORT that he’s working on a female “nude” show.  He prefers photographing females to males.
– REPORT on his book and his Andy Warhol t-shirts available @ PSP.
– (contact info; www.mccallumtheatre.com and (760) 340-ARTS).

Michael

Charity Segment – October 9, 2021

11:00 – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – Charity Segment

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“PAINT EL PASEO PINK” w/ Raju Mehta re: El Paseo Jewelers. 73520 El Paseo, Ste., E. Palm Desert
– HOLD THE DATE; Oct., 9 in person event AGAIN.
– DISCUSSION of the fact that both Raju and his wife had Covid and have both recovered.
– REPORT on the pink lemonade they will sell, the pink tourmaline jewels along with pink diamonds and pink sapphires that will be in the window of his store during the event. The stone “of the month” is the sapphire.
– DISCUSSION of his “style” of selling and the fact that he started cutting diamonds @ 15 years old.  His life in India. The beauty of the Taj Mahal.
– REPORT on how “Paint El Paseo Pink” support cancer patients and research through the Desert Cancer Foundation. www.desertcancerfoundation.org and (760) 773-6554.  Their mission it to help pay for cancer care for local residents who need financial assistance.
– REPORT that every $1. raised provides $10. of cancer care.
– REGISTER @ www.paintelpaseopink.org for only $35. per person for humanity.
– (contact info; www.elpaseojewelers.com and (760) 773-1040).

Raju

“Restaurant of the Week” Segment – October 2, 2021

9:00 – 10:00 AM

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

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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEKw/ Dan Gore re: “Oscar’s” 125 E. Tahquitz Cyn., Way. Palm Springs, 92262.
– REPORT on Lainie Kazan and Renee Taylor’s appearance @ Oscars.
– REPORT that Gypsy and Cindy Williams will be appearing TOMORROW @ 4 PM.
– REPORT that all ages come to Oscars.  “Bitchiest Brunch” on Sundays, w/ a third show to come in November.
– DISCUSSION that there will be a new menu coming soon.
– DISCUSSION of all the stars Dan is presenting @ Oscar’s…10.13 Carol Connors interview, 10.21, & 22 Melissa Manchester concert for 2 nights, 11.11 Priscilla Presley interview, 12.7 Dionne Warwick, 12.8 Angie Dickinson and 12.9 Loni Anderson interviews.
– REPORT that all productions are in partnership w/ Karen Cadle and Richard Gordon and interviews are conducted by Sandie Newton w/ Q & A afterwards.
– REPORT that tickets are available on-line.
– (contact info: www.oscarscabaret.com and (760) 325-1188).

Dan

Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – October 2, 2021

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Desert Oasis Health Care Segment

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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”. Leads the COVID-10 Taskforce.
– REPORT that we are in our 82nd week of Pandemic.
– REPORT that we are making progress in Riverside County. 65% are fully vaccinated and 75% have had at least one shot.
– REPORT that hospitals have stabilized.  Still over 500 cases a week that are mostly unvaccinated.  1,114 deaths in the CV in 82 weeks.
– REPORT that in RC we have 80,000 children who are vaccinated w/ a 98.6% efficacy.  By Nov., we can vaccinate 5 year-olds and up.
– REPORT on boosters.  No shortage of shots now. 
– REPORT that there is a 25% reduction in cases nationally. The Delta variant has peaked.  The new Mu Variant has actually disappeared.
– REPORT that FDA now recommends boosters for folks over 65 or w/ weakened immune systems, folks @ high risk.
– DISCUSSION of the violence against health care workers. COVID IS NOT A POLITICAL ISSUE. The Center for
Digital Hate has started to take down certain types of information.
– DISCUSSION that COVID is NOT good business for hospitals.  Staff is exhausted as well. It is a struggle to keep up w/ difficult COVID patients in hospital.
– REPORT that only Pfiser has a booster @ this point in time.  Boosters have 90% efficacy.  Immunity lasts 6 months.
– DISCUSSION that flu and Covid vaccinations available @ all three D.O.H.C. locations, Palm Springs, Indio and Yucca Valley.  Drive-thru too.  D.O.H.C. has vaccinated 28,000 CV residents.
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Brian

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