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January

cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – January 12, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

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

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DEMENTIA HELP CENTER w/ Elaine Sinmerlink re: computer work @ DHC.
– REPORT on her experiences being a care-giver in her own family.
– REPORT on her experiences being a care-giver to her father, after her mother passed away.
– REPORT on the value of “therapeutic lies. Especially w/ family that is not in the home.
– REPORT on the bi-monthly “THRIVE” support group for ALL LEVELS.  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. FREE CONSULTATIONS.
– (contact info: www.dementiahelpcenter.com and (760) 636-6355).

Elaine

cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – January 12, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – cont. “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.
– REPORT that when there is a death there are 100 decisions to make in the first 24 hours!!!
– DISCUSSION that making decisions @ this point in time is very difficult. Folks talk about other issues, i.e. retirement, etc., but not FINAL arrangements.
– REPORT on especially if there are no children, etc.
– DISCUSSION that if you pre-arrange and pay for everything, you really DON’T NEED ANYONE to make ANY decision when you pass away.
– REPORT that you cannot require someone to pay for your funeral if you have not made this arrangement in advance.  AND people need guidance on what you want done.  Relieve your family of this stress.
– DISCUSSION of how the price of a funeral is determined.
– DISCUSSION that the Covid Pandemic has caused people to deal w/ their mortality a bit more.
– (contact info: www.forestlawn.com and (760) 328-3112).

Larry

Sports/Children/Charity/”Talk of Stars” Segment – January 11, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – Sports/Children/Charity/”Talk of Stars” Segment

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TALK OF STARS w/ Fred “The Hammer’ Williamson re: Sports/movies/entertainment.
– DISCUSSION of Fred’s sports history.  High School track star. He was 6’ and 175 lbs. and then began football his senior year in high school.  Then Fred went to Northwestern University on a track scholarship and then switched to football under Coach Ara Parseghian.  Then he was drafted by the 49 ers. (starting salary was $9,500/year). He became a cornerback. He earned his nickname “the Hammer”.
– DISCUSSION of his becoming an original Raider from Pittsburgh.
– REPORT on his 5 years w/ the Raiders and then being traded to the Chiefs for 5 years and they ended up going to the 1st Super Bowl.
– DISCUSSION of the first super bowl ring.
– DISCUSSION of the changes in football today.  i.e. salaries then and now.
– (contact info: Google; fredthehammerwilliamson.

“The Hammer”

Children/Charity Segment – January 11, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 2 – Children/Charity Segment

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STEINWAY SOCIETY w/ Ruth Moir.
– REPORT on her mission to keep music in the schools. Kept the classes open during the Pandemic “shut down” w/ virtual classes. Actually made 6 films during that time.
– REPORT that the Steinway Society is 22 years old.
– DISCUSSION of her “voice instrument”.
– SAVE THE DATE: Sunday Feb., 13 @ the Classic Club honoring Bill Marx. Additional performance by children and Patricia Welch. 11:30 champagne reception, w/ a silent auction. You’ll be done by 2 PM. Tix are $150.
– Contact info: www.steinwayriverside.org and (760) 902-4336).

Ruth

“Talk of Stars” Segment – January 11, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – “Talk of Stars” Segment

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TALK OF STARS w/ Cindy Williams re: American actress and producer.
– DISCUSSION of the future.
– DISCUSSION of writing her one woman show w/ the talented Charles Duggan. www.memyselfandshirley.com
– HOLD THE DATE: Her one woman show: “Me, Myself & Shirley” @ the Annenberg Theater Jan., 20 – 22, 2022 for 4 shows. Tickets @ www.psmuseum.org.

“Me, Myself & Shirley”

“Restaurant of the Week” Segment – January 10, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

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

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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Todd Flood re: “Maracas Mexican Cantina & Grill” 155 S. Palm Canyon Dr., P.S. & 72775 Dinah Shore Dr., Rancho Mirage & J.T.s Dinner 37011 Cook St., Palm Desert.
– REPORT that business @ both Maracas is great, but the employee count is very low.  Todd is very short-handed.
– REPORT that Maracas Palm Springs is closed for lunch on Wed., and Thurs., but open for dinner starting every day starting @ 4 PM for 7 days a week.
– REPORT that Maracas Rancho Mirage is open for lunch and dinner for 7 days a week.
– REPORT that JT’s Diner is open Wed., thru Sunday 8 AM to 2 PM.
– DISCUSSION of he has jobs @ all levels available.  Applications are on all the websites. The base that he has always had is still there but many employees are leaving the area because there just wasn’t work here.
– REPORT on the menu @ Maracas Palm Springs should have the new updated menu later this week, w/ 15 NEW items; i.e. salmon, skirt steak salad, etc.
– REPORT on the new updated menu @ Maracas Rancho Mirage. i.e. chicken piccata.
– REPORT on the “impossible”/vegan/vegetarian/plant based items on the menu for which the restaurant won a 5 Star rating.
– REPORT that @ JT’s Diner there will be a new meatball sub; glutton-free pancakes and waffles!!!
– (contact info: www.maracas-restaurant.com and (760) 322-9654 and (760) 321-1001. www.jtsdinerpalmdesert.com and (760) 674-7600)

Todd

Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – January 10, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 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 this is our 97th week of Pandemic.
– REPORT that this virus is a mess w/ a lot of issues.
– DISCUSSION of the limited good news. Last week the daily case rate in Riverside County was around 20, this week it is around 65 w/ positivity rates about 20%.
– REPORT that this virus is affecting EVERYONE, vaccinated, boosted, un-vaccinated etc., It is less toxic to most patients, but we are seeing 2 times the amt. of infections there were last year @ this time.         – REPORT that hospitals in the Coachella Valley are filled. Employees are getting sick.  They are on a contingency plan w/ the state whereby if an employee test positive but has no symptoms, THEY CAN GO BACK TO WORK AFTER 5 DAYS.
– REPORT that all of the systems that provide CARE are going thru soooo much.
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. has access for the three different rapid tests. They can test D.O.H.C. members on the Palm Springs and Indio locations.  They use PCR, the most accurate among other accurate tests. Results in 10 minutes.
– REPORT that if you are sick and have symptoms COME GET TESTED @ D.O.H.C. whether or not you are a member.
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. is one of only 3 health care  facilities in the CV that is allowed to participate in the oral anti-virals.
– REPORT that they are treating the unvaccinated individuals FIRST, because once they get sick THEY WANT TO FEEL BETTER.
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Brian

cont. Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – January 10, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – cont. 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.
– ‘THE MEDICINE CABINET” Questions from “Joey Pals”.
1. Can you have symptoms & get a negative test result?? (Yes, because of false negative tests in the home testing.)
2. FDA called Merck Covid pill the worst decision EVER??? (But Merck gave the patent to the world. They use it when they run out of the better one).
3. Newest Covid 19 strain? (There are always new variants. Still being studied.)
4. Upgrade my mask? What is a counterfeit mask? (Yes, cloth masks are not good for anything. Should get an N95 or a KN95 because the Omicron variant goes right thru the cloth mask.)
– REPORT that the impact on our school systems, our personalities, our levels of depression etc., etc., sad.
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Brian

“Go Green” Segment – January 7, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 5 Seg 1 – “Go Green” Segment

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DESERT WATER AGENCY w/ Ashley Metzger re: Director of Public Affairs and Water Planning. 1200 S. Gene Autry Tr., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– DISCUSSION that water conservation might be a good New Year’s Resolution. www.dwa.org/save for hints.
– REPORT that the rains we’ve had (the wettest year in the Sierra’s in some time) should help our drought situation. Early warm Springs hurt us.
– REMINDER that when it rains, wait 48 hours to turn on your sprinklers again. Install a “smart” controller.
– REPORT on the 2020 Census data we will be going thru re-districting.
– HOLD THE DATE: JAN., 26 AND FEB., 9, virtual workshop for division elections. www.dwa.org/division.
– REPORT that a new reservoir in Northern CA. for storage/capture of rain and snow melts.
– REPORT that your Feb., water bill will show an increase.
– (contact info; www.dwa.org and (760) 323-4971 X 184).

Ashley

“Cyber Chat” Segment – January 7, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 5 Seg 2 – “Cyber Chat” Segment

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EGGHEADIT w/ Dennis Shelly re:
– QUESTIONS from “Joey Pals”.
1. I am worried about Windows 11.  Will it just “appear” on my computer? (Windows hasn’t updated for 8 years or so. Don’t worry for a while. Not a requirement, just available.  Windows 10 will be supported until Oct., 14 of 2025)
2. Should I upgrade before that? (You can test your computer to see if it is compatible w/ the new Windows).
– DISCUSSION of new laptops out there. i.e. HP Spector is the X360-14. Can use as a tablet or laptop.
3. Can you be tracked by Google? (You can go into “manage your google account” and go to privacy/history and turn OFF location history.)
– REPORT that the official release of Windows 11 will be in quarter 4.
– DISCUSSION of the changes you will see in Windows 11 vs. 10.  Taskbar, file explorers, multi-tasking, The Microsoft store is completely changed. You can see some of these changes now.
– REPORT that Facebook is easy to hack and you should TURN off any old apps you are not using any more.  Lots of folks are deleting their FB accounts permanently. Call Dennis to do this properly.
4. I got too many spams over the Holidays? (Depends on the browser you are using to get to your email.  Block the senders/Spam control buttons. Google filters out a lot of this for gmail users.)
– REPORT on how Dennis can “take over” your computer and NOW also your phone and IPad remotely, monitor hacks, and run all diagnostic checks for $50./month for up to 3 devices. Spam Assassin is one of his programs. He can check remotely if you have the TPM on your computer. His connection w/ his clients is encrypted and SAFE.
1. $20/month – Standard program – Covers 1 user, 3 devices. Anti-virus and discount rates for on-site service.
2. $34. – Advanced program. – Anti-virus and unlimited “over-the-phone” support.
3. $50/month – Premium program. – All of the above PLUS data back up and security.
– (contact info; www.eggheadit.com and (760) 205-0105).

Dennis

Rest in Peace

Christine McVie R.I.P. 7.12.43 – 11.30.22

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