Eisenhower Medical Center

Eisenhower Medical Center’s “Healthy Living”

It’s so nice to know that Rancho Mirage-based Eisenhower Medical Center—a revered desert establishment if ever there was one—isn’t just a state-of-the-art healthcare facility that takes an interest in the people of the Palm Springs Valley when they’re ailing and in need. Rather, the hospital has all sorts of programs, lectures, support groups, and special…

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Eisenhower Medical Center Nurses

Eisenhower Medical Center Nurses

Some of my treasured regular readers may remember my writing last summer about my pal Heather from Houston, she who sold her mini-manse and relocated to Rancho Mirage full-time.  One of the reasons Ms. H. felt confident in making the switch of locales is that her minor, non-threatening cardiac condition could be kept under constant…

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Gilda’s Club—A Support for Cancer Patients

Gilda’s Club—A Support for Cancer Patients

Say the famous funny name “Gilda Radner” and many people will instantly remember the crazy characters this brilliant comedian created on “Saturday Night Live”: Baba Wawa, Roseanne Roseannadana, and Miss Emily Litella, to name just three.  But Gilda is also remembered for her brave fight against ovarian cancer, which took her life in 1989 at…

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Heart to Heart with Eisenhower’s Don Pascale

Heart to Heart with Eisenhower’s Don Pascale

My dear friend Heather from Houston fell in love with the Palm Springs Valley last winter, promptly put her mini-manse on the market, and recently became a full-time Rancho Mirage resident.  One of the many treasured possessions Heather hauled here from Texas is her collection of glass hearts.  The irony is that this woman has…

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