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Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – July 15, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

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”.
– DISCUSSION of the “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. Does/can Zantac cause cancer? (Possibly. Science is diverse. There Is pediatric literature that says “yes”. Some Zantac was contaminated and could cause cancer. Relatively safe to take short term.)
2. What are parasites? Do we all have them? (DF, flea/tick/mites/leeches/worms. WHO says 25% of the world population has intestinal parasites. More in S. America and Africa.)
3. Is there now A DRUG FOR ALZHEIMERS? (D.O.H.C. is developing a Dementia program to deal w/ the increase expected in our aging population. New drug; Tisunla is another medication to target the plaque in the brains of Alz. Patients and will attack the plaque and it is hoped it will SLOW the progression. If the plaque goes away you can stop taking the drug. $32,000/year. NOT A CURE, slows the progression.)
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and www.myturn.gov and (760) 969-6555).

Dr. Brian

cont. Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – July 15, 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. What is the Montreal Assessment Test? (A screening test for Dementia. Part of a series of tests given @ D.O.H.C. 11 question test. Has a 90% prediction of Dementia. D.O.H.C. has “neuro-track” test that tells if you need further testing. D.O.H.C. will be first in the Desert to present this test.)
5. What is dyskinesia? (Uncontrolled muscles activity. Shakes, tremors. Seen in Parkinsons, after strokes, w/ autism, after brain issues, metabolic issues, some medications. Unintended muscle activity.)
REPORT that we will be starting the “Desert Oasis Health Care” Minute featuring different aspects, personnel and services @ D.O.H.C.
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Dr. Brian

Theater Segment – July 12, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – Theater Segment

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PALM CANYON THEATRE w/ Derik Shopinski re; 538 N. Palm Cyn., Dr., Palm Springs, CA. Dancer, actor, choreographer, costume designer, hair and make-up artist, director.
– REPORT on the 5th week of Kids Camp.
– REPORT on the latest production of “Bye Bye Birdie” playing to full audiences. Closes Sun., July 14th. Derik directed this production.
– HOLD THE DATES FOR THE NEW SEASON:
SEPT., 13 – 22 “How to Succeed In Business w/Out Really Trying”
OCT,. 4 – 13 “Shunned” and “Sundew”
Oct., 25 – NOV., 10, “La Cage Aux Folles”
NOV., 29 – DEC., 22, “Mary Poppins”.
JAN., 17 – 26, “A Very Sordid Wedding”
FEB., 7 – MAR., 2, “My Fair Lady”
MAR., 14 – AP., 6, “Victor/Victoria”
AP., 18 – 27, “One Few Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
MAY 9 – 18, “Forever Plaid”
JULY 11 – 20, “Falsettos”
– (contact info: www.palmcanyontheatre.org and (760) 668-1654).

Derrik

Entertainment Segment – July 12, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – Entertainment Segment

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OSCAR’S PALM SPRINGS w/ Robert Drake re: 125 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs.
– HOLD THE DATES: for “Robert Drake, the Authentic Fake” $39.95 – $59.95. $25. Food/Bev. Minimum.
Doors open @ 5:30 PM; Dinner 6:00 PM; Show 7:00 PM.
Tues., July 16
Tues., Aug., 20
Tues., Sept., 17
Tues,. Oct 15
Tues., Nov., 19


– DISCUSSION of Robert’s guest artists for July 16; Katy Monroe, Jimmy Emerson, David Boyd and Vickie Rabjohn
– (contact info; www.oscarspalmsprings.com and (760) 325-1188.)

Robert

Animal Segment – July 12, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – Animal Segment

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ANIMAL SAMARITANS w/ Jarred Ellis re; 72120 Pet Land Pl., Thousand Palms, CA. 02276.
– REPORT on some suggestions for animals in the heat;
1. Don’t walk your doggies in the heat.
2. Against the law to leave an unattended pet in the car, even if the car is keeping the car cool. Against the law in Palm Springs as well.
3. Don’t leave your animal chained on a metal chain or w/ a metal water dish.
– QUESTIONS FROM “JOEY PALS”
1. Is the a “lost and found” site in the CV for animals? (Yes on Facebook and other social media. Animal Samaritans posts these lost animals w/out microchips on their social media. Public intake shelter P.S. Animal Shelter.)
– REPORT to keep your pet’s microchip information up to date.
– REPORT that Animal Samaritans has dental care for both dogs and cats. SPECIAL ON DENTAL right now until the end of Sept., 20% off.
– HOLD THE DATES:
– Sat., Aug., 17; 3 – 5 PM. DOGUST BINGO BIRTHAY BASH @ the Barracks Bar on E. Palm Canyon in Cathedral City. $5. Per game.
– Sat., Aug., 24; 11 AM – 1 PM OFFICIAL DOGUST BIRTHDAY BASH @ the Rowan in Palm Springs. $20. Includes a glass of wine AND lunch.
– Sun., Dec., 8 – 15th annual Men of the Desert.
– (contact info; www.animalsamaritans.org and (760) 343-3477).

Jarred

“Talk of Stars” Segment – July 11, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – “Talk of Stars” Segment

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TALK OF STARS w/ Broadway Barbara re: No mere entertainer; the living, breathing, dancing, screaming embodiment of entertainment itself. www.broadwaybarbara.com.
– DISCUSSION of her childhood, family, background and education. www.cvrep.org.

a young Leah

cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment – July 11, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment

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TALK OF STARS w/ Broadway Barbara re: No mere entertainer; the living, breathing, dancing, screaming embodiment of entertainment itself. www.broadwaybarbara.com.
– DISCUSSION of her incredible career, her path, travels, shows, awards, etc. www.cvrep.org.

a performing Leah

cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment – July 11, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment

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TALK OF STARS w/ Broadway Barbara re: No mere entertainer; the living, breathing, dancing, screaming embodiment of entertainment itself. www.broadwaybarbara.com.
– DISCUSSION of h34 show TONIGHT @ CVRep July 11; 7 PM, Social @ 6 PM. Her future plans. www.cvrep.org.

Broadway Barbara @ CVRep

“Senior Moment” Segment – July 10, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – “Senior Moment” Segment

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NEURO VITALITY CENTER w/ Allan H. Jensen C.E.O., re: 450 Sunrise Way in the Teen Center., Palm Springs.
– DISCUSSION that Allan is going to audition @ Revolution Stage Company for the next Season’s cast.
– REPORT that the NVC is a “cooling center” in this heat.
– REPORT on some of the volunteer activities;
1. Mom & Pop volunteers
2. Limited exercise due to heat
– ANNOUNCEMENT that they have partnered w/ the Mizell Senior Center. Every Monday there will be a FREE Stroke Recovery Support Group for caregivers, folks at risk of stroke and interested persons. Will be held every other week through the summer.
– REMINDER that the NVC building, acreage, etc. has been purchased by Eisenhower Health. Transitioning into a new program. Location on Alejo will be closed for about one year while EVERYTHING IS REMODELED. All programs will transfer over to the Boys and Girls Club of Palm Springs @ Sunrise and Ramon. Phone numbers remain the same. Eisenhower is bringing in a new program called PACE.
– REPORT that they are STILL accepting new clients.
– REPORT that the Boys and Girls Club has a full kitchen.
– REPORT that the NVC is located in the Boy’s and Girl’s Club TEEN CENTER. 250 Sunrise.
– REMINDER: they are now open from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM for clients Monday thru Friday.
– REPORT on the “outings” they are having since there is no gym.
– REPORT that their programs are for anyone 18 and older, but the majority of their clients are 55 plus.
– DISCUSSION of how to become a client. Call and ask for Rudy.
– REPORT on the Memory Care Facility.
1. Free 3 days a week
2. Two programs; CBAS and Memory Club.
3. A safe environment.
4. Transportation via Sunline. Once you are in the Sunline system you can use it for all your needs, not just the NVC.
5. Two meals a day.
– (contact info; www.neurovitalitycenter.org and (760) 323-7676).

Allan

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

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – cont. “Senior Moment” Segment

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DEMENTIA HELP CENTER w/ Lisa Stanford, 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. What are the signs of dementia. Can it come on overnight? (CANNOT come on overnight. Sepsis and other things can mimic dementia when one is dehydrated. Can cause fainting, falls and hallucinations).
2. Symptoms of dementia; (1. Cognitive/Mental decline. 2. Disorientation, especially toward the evening.. 3.“Word salad” inability to speak coherently or can’t come up w/ the right word or name. 4. Make things up, stories and facts. 5. Behavioral/personality changes; shows as a lack of restraint, become quick to anger. 6. Begin to lose their way, forgetting how to get somewhere they’ve always known. 7. ESPECIALLY a change in their gait. I.E. muscular issues.)
3. REPORT that drugs can help but NOT CURE, AND other people, especially families ALWAYS KNOW.
– REPORT on their DHC’s bi-monthly “THRIVE” support group for ALL LEVELS IS BACK. Open to clients, family, caregivers. 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).

Lisa

Rest in Peace

R.I.P. Richard Simmons 7.12.48 – 7.13.24

R.I.P. Dr. Ruth 6.4.28 – 7.12.24

R.I.P. Jerry West. 5.28.38 – 6.12.24

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