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cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment – May 9, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment

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cont. TALK OF STARS w/ Wesley Eure re: Extensive background as an author, television star, writer, producer, performer, charity fundraiser, lecturer, plus a stage and television director. www.wesleyeure.com.
– DISCUSSION of his upcoming performances, future shows, hopes and plans.

Wesley

“Senior Moment” Segment – May 8, 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: 2800 E. Alejo Rd., Palm Springs.
– 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.
– IMPORTANT TO NOTE: 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.
– REMINDER that Open Mike is closed now and the new location is @ the “Play Lounge” @ 4:30 on Wednesdays. Info on the NVC website.
– REPORT that Saturday Showcase has moved over to Revolution Stage Company and Allan will be working w/ Gary Powers there.
– REPORT on the Bent Theatre @ the P.S. Cultural Center.
– 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 – May 8, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – cont. “Senior Moment” Segment

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DEMENTIA HELP CENTER w/ Kae Hammond, 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.
– DISCUSSION of how Kae got into this work. At the time, 20 years ago, stats said 64% of caregivers will DIE or develop a life altering condition BEFORE their patient.
– REPORT on how important it is to care for the caregiver.
– REPORT that there are new medications that APPEAR to be helping.
– SUGGESTIONS FOR DEALILNG W/ SUMMER TRAVEL.
1. Advise visitors of what to expect from the patient IS NOW. The changes since you saw him last.
2. Advise visitors that the patient’s memory is now more child-like and they remember you only as a child.
3. Introduce yourself again and tell visitors to do the same.
4. Be prepared to show them where things are they don’t remember…i.e. the bathroom.
5. Control your voice and manage your patience levels.
6. Be careful about crowds.
7. Stick to their routine as much as possible.
8. Take advantage of available perks when traveling by air.
9. Introduce a new “tradition”.
– REPORT on their 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).

Kae

cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – May 8, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – cont. “Senior Moment” Segment

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JOSLYN CENTER w/ Jack Newby Executive Director re: 73-750 Catalina Way, Palm Desert, CA. 92260.
– REPORT that they have over 75 classes and programs every week. Check the calendar on their website.
– REPORT for today:
1. Joslyn Center is raising funds to expand their pickleball opportunities.
2. HOLD THE DATE; Wednesday, May 22 is Mother’s and Father’s Day Luncheon 11:30 to 1:00 PM and the cost is $20. Space is limited, so purchase you tickets @ the front desk.
3. HOLD THE DATE; Wednesday May 20; 9 AM – Noon. FREE Joslyn Center Springs Health & Wellness Fair, presented by Eisenhower Health and D.O.H.C.
4. HOLD THE DATE: Brain Boot Camp; June 11 & 18. Two session course for $5. 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).

Jack

Desert Symphony Segment – May 7, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – Desert Symphony Segment

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THE DESERT SYMPHONY w/ Nancy Tapick, President: 73730 CA. 111 Ste., 6, Palm Desert, CA. 92260
– REPORT that they are sponsored by Raju Mehta of El Paseo Jewelers, who does so much in the Coachella Valley for so many.
– REPORT on the FABULOUS Mar.,27 concert w/ Ted Vigil presenting the music of John Denver @ the McCallum.
– DISCUSSION of how the “tribute bands” are often better than the original, keeping the “flame” alive. Otherwise the sound, the history, the style will disappear.
– HOLD THE DATES FOR THE ’24 – ’25 SEASON:
1. NOV., 14, – 8 PM; A tribute to The Carpenters “Top of the World” @ the McCallum.
2. JAN., 9, ’25 – 8 PM; A tribute to Rod Stewart “Tonight’s the Night” @ the McCallum.
3. FEB., 13, ’25 – 8 PM; A tribute to The Beatles “Ones” @ the McCallum.
4. MAR., 20, ’25 – 8 PM; A tribute to Carole King “Home Again” @ the McCallum.
5. AP., 17, ’25 – 8 PM; A tribute to Fleetwood Mac “Tusk” @ the McCallum.
– (contact info; www.desertsymphony.org and (760) 773-5988)

Nancy and Symphony Sammi

Palm Springs International Airport Segment – May 7, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – Palm Springs International Airport Segment

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PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT w/ Daniel Meier. Re: Deputy Director of Aviation, Marketing & Air Service @ Palm Springs International Airport.
– DISCUSSION of how busy the airport has been due to so many events. BNP Tennis, White Party, Spring Break, Easter Coachella, Stage Coach etc.
– REPORT that you MUST get to the airport 2 HOURS EARLIER THAN YOUR FLIGHT.
– QUESTION FROM A “JOEY PAL”
1. Do folks pay for the special security services i.e. TSA Pre-Check and CLEAR just to sneak in and possibly cause trouble? (No, they go through the same security procedures and screenings as regular passengers. TSA is $99. every 5 years and CLEAR is $189. Every year. CLEAR is verified by biometrics and they are escorted by a CLEAR representative and go to the head of the line.)
– DISCUSSION of PSP being a “spoke”, not a “hub”. A hub is where passengers connect to other flights.
– DISCUSSION of “Stay and Play” new visitor pass program. Details on the website. Register to get a gate pass, go thru security, go to the gate to meet someone, or spend some time thru security w/ children etc., BEFORE their flight. Not available between peak hours of 10 AM to 1 PM. FREE. Same security/background checks.
– REPORT on the changes in our flight schedule in the summer heat.
– REPORT that Avelo Airlines will increase their service to Santa Rosa was seasonal, now it’s year-round. This makes 13 non-stop destinations this summer.
– REPORT on the newest restaurant that has opened; “NineCities Kraft” w/ kraft beers.
– DISCUSSION of the concessions that are underway. More will be opening soon.
– REPORT on the new restaurants and shops that are coming. There will be 6 restaurants, 2 coffee shops and an ice cream shop.
– REPORT that there is a new website that will tell you what you can and cannot take and the immediate statis of your flight, the occupancy of the parking lots, etc..www.flypsp.com. Go to www.tsa.gov and go to the section “what can I bring”.
– REPORT on the new check-in procedure, i.e. TSA. (www.tsa.gov) US Global Entry; Clear (www.clearme.com). Now you don’t have to go to a TSA office, starting soon will just have to go to PSP.
– (contact info: www.flypsp.com)

Daniel

Tours Segment – May 7, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – Tours Segment

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RED JEEP TOURS “MOUNTAINS OF FUN” w/ Rick Curtiss re; 74-794 Lennon Pl., Ste., B. Palm Desert.
– REPORT on Ravens and their impact in the Coachella Valley. They are the dominant species in the CV. They have wiped out the babies of the Desert Tortoise.
– REPORT that there are no CROWS, just Ravens hate grape koolaid which is being used to re-train them. They are members of the CORVID species.
– REPORT that Red Jeep is VERY BUSY. All 15 Jeeps have been out twice a day.
– DISCUSSION of what comment they hear the most from their clients. “Didn’t think the Desert would have this much foliage.” The desert doesn’t bloom every year.
– REPORT that the desert wildflowers that are out now don’t last long.
– REPORT that Red-Jeep Tours is in it’s 36th year.
– DISCUSSION of the Century Plant.
– REPORT They have 15 Jeeps and 2 SUVs. They have 40 drivers/guides. All are well-trained and make their own tours up. Although there is a list of required things to show on the tour. They run tours 3 or 4 days a week.
1. San Andreas Fault Tour
2. Indian Canyons
3. Joshua Tree
4. Painted Canyon Tour
– REPORT that there are 5 Canyons; Palm, Andreas, Murray, Chino and Tahquitz REPORT on the 3 ways the plates move. 1. Subduction zone. 2. Plate spreading. 3. Strike/slip.
– REPORT that the Tour Schedule will change soon for the summer. Only early morning because of the heat.
– (contact info; www.red-jeep.com and (760 324-5337).

Rick

Restaurant of the Week Segment – May 6, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Dan Gore re: “Oscars”; 125 E. Tahquitz Cyn., Way. Palm Springs.
– REPORT on the 11 years Oscar’s has been in existence.
– DISCUSSION of the physical upgrades to the property and the “finished” wall @ Plaza Las Flores. Being the “anchor” there.
HOLD THE DATES:
– FORMER JASMINE’S is now “Privado Bar”.
– MOST FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS: The “Night Spot”.
– MOST SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS; Outside’s Bitchiest Brunch in the “Courtyard”.
– MOST SUNDAYS; Outside’s Tea Dance.
– STARTING MONDAYS – Open as a restaurant only w/ Jason Webber on piano in the “Showroom”.
– SOME WEDNESDAYS; Michael Orland
– THURSDAYS; Jack Donahue in residency @ “Oscar’s”.
– NOTICE that he will be welcoming the biggest adult film stars in the industry soon.
– NOTICE of the Comedy Stars he will be presenting.
– DISCUSSION of the menu and wonderful food.
– REMEMBER to check the website for the info on ALL the upcoming shows.
– HOLD THE DATE: Sandra Bernhard is booked for Dec., 2024.
– (contact info: www.oscarspalmsprings.com and (760) 325-1188)

Dan

Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – May 6, 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. What are the disadvantages of Ozempic? (There are cardio vascular risks, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pancreatic issues, gallstones, gastroparesis and fatigue. The good news; controls diabetes, decreases instances of blindness and cardio issue and folks will live longer.)
2. Can adding Cinnamon to your coffee help you lose weight? (Yes plus increase mental ability. This is soft science, BUT it’s published.)
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and www.myturn.gov and (760) 969-6555).

Dr. Brian

cont. Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – May 6, 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”.
3. What exactly is “gain of function”? Meansiusing biological technology to manipulate and study diseases in order to develop vaccines.)
4. What turns hair gray? (Actually white, not gray Caused by melanin. Two types, gives hair either light or dark color)
5. How long does Natural Immunity last? (Depends on how many times you’ve had Covid and how many times you’ve been vaccinated. Usually 3 – 9 months.)
– REPORT that women operated on by women doctors have better outcomes and don’t die as often.
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Dr. Brian

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