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

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – cont. “Senior Moment” Segment

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JOSLYN CENTER w/ Dr. Jay Sellers CNE, CDE, CNC, Executive Director re: 73-750 Catalina Way, Palm Desert, CA. 92260.
– REPORT that the Center is open Monday thru Friday 8 AM 5 PM. They are a COOLING CENTER. Stop in, get water and a snack, cool down and engage in activities if you like.
– REPORT that they are an Adult Senior Center and that they have over 75 classes and programs every week. Check the calendar on their website.
– ANNOUNCEMENT that they have FREE movies on the weekends as well.
– REPORT that membership is $30./year. Sign up on-line and sign up for the FREE newsletter that comes out every week, even during the summer.
– REPORT for today:
1. Joslyn Center is raising funds to expand their pickleball opportunities since it is the fastest growing sport in the country and is taking a firm foothold @ Joslyn Center. There are naming opportunities available w/ donations and pledges etc. Reach out to Jays@nulljoslyncenter.org.
2. End Senior Hunger Campaign: Meals on Wheels, Penny’s Pantry Food Band and Senior Farmer’s Market are Joslyn’s programs and they are raising funds to be certain no senior goes without food. www.joslyncenter.org and follow the donate button..
3. HOLD THE DATE: Brain Boot Camp; July 16. Pre-registration required. Call (760) 895-4656.
– DON’T FORGET; FREE Penny’s Pantry and Senior Farmer’s Market on alternating Fridays @ the Joslyn Center.
– REMEMBER: Bingo; Noon to 2 PM on Tuesdays. 10 games for $15.
– (contact info: www.joslyncenter.org and (760) 340-3220).

Dr. Jay

American Legion Segment – July 9, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – American Legion Segment

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American Legion Dept. of CA (Salinas Heritage Group) w/ Amado Salinas. National Legislative Council for the Dept., of CA.; National Media and Communications Committee for the American Legion; Area 5 District 1 First Vice for membership; National Legislation Council for By-laws and Constitution; Life member of American Legion Post 519 @ 400 N. Belardo, Palm Springs, CA. 92262 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Parliamentarian and Sgt.-At-Arms for the Hispanic American Police Officers Command Association.
– DISCUSSION of the 105TH Conference when Congress chartered the American Legion @ Visalia, CA.
– DISCUSSION of the PACT ACT to protect Veterans that were exposed to toxins. i.e. Agent Orange.
– DISCUSSION of how many American Veterans that live outside the U.S. to inform them of their benefits.
– REPORT that there are probably 500,000 to 600,000 live outside the U.S. 71,000 are registered. His trip to Colombia to see the Veterans.
– REPORT that under the Champs VA program and Title 38 they can only be covered by the disabilities they had AT THE TIME THEY LEFT THE MILITARY.
– REPORT on the daily activities @ Post 519. i.e. “Lunches by Juan”. Can be a guest of a Veteran. Entertainment.
– DISCUSSION that Congress may re-activate the Draft.
– (contact info; www.americanlegionpalmsprings.com and (760) 325-6229)

Amado

American Legion presents “Helping Heroes USA” Segment – July 9, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – American Legion presents “Helping Heroes USA” Segment

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Cont. 2. HELPING HEROES USA w/ Amado Salinas. National Legislative Council for the Dept., of CA.; National Media and Communications Committee for the American Legion; Area 5 District 1 First Vice for membership; National Legislation Council for By-laws and Constitution; Life member of American Legion Post 519 @ 400 N. Belardo, Palm Springs, CA. 92262 and the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars. Parliamentarian and Sgt.-At-Arms for the Hispanic American Police Officers Command Association.
– REPORT that Tony de Maio, the CEO and President, started/founded “Helping Heroes USA” and providing this time for us to talk about all these issues.
– REPORT on the mission statement; as a non-profit, to help the Veteran and First Responder organizations in serving their members and communities to feel better about themselves. “Helping Heroes USA” supplies funds, marketing, consulting, and organizational tools @ no charge to the organizations.
– EXAMPLE of the events that HELPING HEROES USA sponsors all over the world. Tony de Maio has a business background and tremendous people skills. He lives in Sun City, Palm Desert.
– REPORT to get Veterans out and active to help them realize they still have a life. i.e. bicycle rides etc.
– REPORT on their American League Baseball team out here. Last year they had 1 team, THIS YEAR THERE ARE 7 TEAMS. Steve Garvey is donating his time in support of these teams.
– REPORT ON BOYS AND GIRLS STATE: 1,000 students went to Sacramento to understand citizenship. Volunteer program supported by the American Legion.
– DISCUSSION of the spirit of Americanism in this day and age.
– DISCUSSION of the housing situation for Veterans. They get a voucher for housing but when it expires in order to get a new voucher, they must first go back to being homeless!!!
– REPORT that Veterans are housed w/ other Veterans if they have legal, emotional, stress issues, rather than the general public where their issues are not recognized.
– PLANS for homeless veteran affordable housing. i.e. a 20-unit apartment complex.
– (contact info; www.helpingheroesusa.org www.americanlegionpalmsprings.com and (760) 325-6229)

Amado

Bilhartz Desert Insurance Segment – July 9, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – Bilhartz Desert Insurance Segment

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BILHARTZ DESERT INSURANCE w/ Brian Bilhartz. 41865 Boardwalk; Ste., 108, Palm Dessert. 92211.
– DISCUSSION of the continuing calls supposedly from Medicare. THESE ARE CRANK CALLS and are actually illegal. The only people you can call you about Medicare are your current insurance company or current insurance agent. MEDICARE OR SOCIAL SECURITY WILL NEVER MAKE AN UNSOLICITED CALL TO YOU.
– SUBJECT FOR “JOEY PALS”
1. Agents are beginning to prepare for 2025. (Begins in June. AHIP Certification that is a special requirement for a licensed insurance agent to have a conversation about Medicare part C or D. and an agent must get this EVERY YEAR.)
2. Change to Medicare Part D, which is your prescription drugs. You can get this one of 2 ways;
a. GOOD NEWS; Putting an “out of pocket” maximum on Part D. $2,000. Max. This will automatically change, established by CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services).
b. Part of Medicare Advantage.
– REPORT that all costs WILL INCREASE for most other folks. Watch the changes in drug costs, deductibles and co-payments.
– REPORT that is BAD NEWS is that there will be shrinking Formularies. (the list of medications that Medicare covers)
– REPORT that Brian will serve his clients in their home, in his office, on the phone. He has all the special classification to do all of this.
– (contact info; www.bilhartzinsurance.com and (760) 459-9617).

Brian

“Restaurant of the Week” Segment – July 8, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – “Restaurant of the Week” Segment

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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ John Fritch re: “Peaks”, “Pine’s Café” and “The Lookout Lounge” @ the Top of the P.S. Aerial Tram. 1 Tramway Road. Palm Springs, CA.
– REPORT The Tram is the #1 Tourist attraction in the C.V. and the #8 IN THE WORLD place for cliff-side dining by Architectural Digest.
– REPORT that the views are amazing. You can see for 50 miles.
– DISCUSSION on the menu for Peaks, Pine Café, Lookout Lounge.
– DISCUSSION of the food @ Peaks; rib eye, lamb, salmon, a real tiramisu, a warm apple tart, glutton-free chocolate cake w/ a caramel center.
– DISCUSSION of the food @ Pines Café; more cafeteria style; grab ‘n go, sandwiches, salads, pizza, nachos. Ride ‘n Dine (tram ticket and dinner @ the Pines Café) starts @ 4:30 PM; ribs, burgundy beef, chicken, vegetarian lasagna.
– DISCUSSION of the food @ Lookout Lounge. Best view of the forest and the valley. Summer cocktail menu. Peaks menu is served here as well.
– REPORT on the wonderful drinks i.e. the chocolate expresso martini etc.,
– REPORT that “Peaks” is open 7 days a week from 11 AM – 4 PM for lunch and 5 – 11 PM for dinner.
– REPORT that they can handle 120 folks for corporate, wedding, etc., private events.
– REPORT that they are open 7 days a week. Book on “open table”. Reservations strongly suggested.
– (contact info: www.pstramway.com and (760) 325-4537)

John

Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – July 8, 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”.
– QUESTIONS IN THE MEDICINE CABINET from; Dr. Lindsey, Dr. Brian, news, Internet and Joey Pals in the “Medicine Cabinet”.
1. Is sneezing bad OR good for you? (Actually, good for you. Different causes, even sunshine. Sneezing protects your body in a way. Can sneeze @ 100 mph., 100,000 germs go into the air!!)
2. What is Melasma? (Was called “pregnancy mask” Mostly on face. Discoloration that sometimes stays. Can be genetic. There are treatments.)
3. Is there a Vitamin that will extend life? (NIH study of 400,000 over 20 y7ears said NO. 4% actually, had a higher premature death rate on Vitamins. Better to get your Vitamins from diet, not pills)
4. Is there a cure for Sickle Cell Anemia? (Yes, sort of and the treatment is $3 million dollars. Sufferers have strokes before 40 and heart attacks before 20. Actually, doesn’t CURE SCA but treats it. Hoping to lead to a cure.)
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and www.myturn.gov and (760) 969-6555).

Dr. Brian

cont. Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – July 8, 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”.
5. What is vertigo? (Focused IN YOU EARS. Different types. There can be vestibular therapy and sometimes surgery. Causes folks to fall when they get up in the middle of the night.)
6. What is the Shigella Outbreak? (It’s a bacteria. Spread through a fecal/oral route. Outbreak is in Santa Clara County in a homeless population. Causes nausea, diarrhea, vomiting. These bacteria are very drug resistant. Keep washing hands. Not too contagious.)
7. Is there a new outbreak of Covid? (Pattern shows increase in Summertime and Christmas time. This bug likes hot steamy places. A new vaccine, the KP2 variant vaccine is coming along w/ a combined shot w/ flu vaccine.)
8. Is there now OTC birth control? (Called the “O” pill or the “mini” pill. Has no estrogen in it. YOU CANNOT MISS A DOSE.)
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Dr. Brian

Desert Water Agency Segment – July 5, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – Desert Water Agency Segment

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DESERT WATER AGENCY w/ Xochitl Pena, Public Affairs Mgr.re: 1200 S. Gene Autry Tr., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– DISCUSSION of turning down your sprinklers and “go gold” during the Fall.
– REPORT that we have already hit triple digit temperatures. Pay attention to water use. Check your irrigation system. Replace any nozzles that don’t work. Look for ways to save water. Otherwise bills go up since it’s hot.
– REPORT on the Annual Water Quality Report. www.dwa.org/wqr Everyone has to do one by July 1. DWA will mail you a copy if you request it.
– REPORT the report includes thousands of tests done in 2023. Shows that our water is safe to drink and use overall.
– REPORT on the “table” in the report w/ all the different information.
– QUESTIONS from the Annual Water Quality Report.
1. Why does my water look cloudly? (That’s just tiny air bubbles.)
2. Do we add fluoride to our water? (We don’t ADD it but it occurs naturally in our water.).
– REPORT on where and how the water samples are taken.
– (contact info: www.dwa.org.and (760) 323-4971)

Xochitl

Florist Segment – July 5, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – Florist Segment

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LILIES PALM SPRINGS w/ Kayla Kirk re: 1775 E. Palm Cyn., Dr., Ste., #145. Palm Springs, CA. 92264.
– DISCUSSION of the arrangement she brought today. Bright arrangement of roses, mums, see it on the website.
– DISCUSSION that the “flower of the month” is a water lily or larkspur. They represent happiness and love.
– REPORT that there are red, white and blue flowers for the 4th of July.
– REPORT that Lilies is doing flowers for lots of Bachelorette Parties.
– REPORT on the most expensive flowers. Figure the price “by the stem”.
– DISCUSSION of all the wedding bookings will come back in Sept.
– REPORT that they offer subscriptions to deliver either to homes, offices, or sweethearts. Either monthly, bi-monthly, weekly, etc.
– REPORT that they are open Wednesday thru Friday from 10 AM to 3 PM. Weekends by appointment.
– (contact info; www.LiliesPS.com and (760) 318-3388.)

Kayla

Christopher Kennedy Segment – July 5, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – Christopher Kennedy Segment

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CHRISTOPHER KENNEDY INTERIOR DESIGN w/ Christopher Kennedy re; 707 Tahquitz Cyn., Palm Springs.
– DISCUSSION of how to sign up for his FREE newsletter on his website.
– REPORT on how the heat impacts your desire to manifest things in your home, i.e. block sunlight, wall-to-wall draperies, etc.
– QUESTION FROM “JOEY PALS”
1. What are the predominate colors for summer? (Cooler colors, Christopher LOVES mint.)
– DISCUSSION of when you walk into a home/room you want to experience a ‘feeling’.
– REPORT that sometimes it is better to rearrange things in your home rather than buying something new.
– DISCUSSION of the 5-minute work schedule. 5 minutes at a time and then either a different chore or another 5 minutes at the same chore.
– DISCUSSION of how to decide what to do OVER.
– DISCUSSION of how he “guides” his clients and honors the past but incorporates the technology etc., of the present and future.
– (contact info; www.christopherkennedy.com and (760 325-3214).

Christopher

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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