What Happens When Harry Dies?

The death of a spouse or life partner is one of the toughest events you can go through. Along with the emotional adjustment of continuing on without your best friend, there is additional stress involved in facing the relevant financial issues while you are still grieving. But there are things you can do now that… Read more »

Coachella Valley Economic Partnership Interns

Coachella Valley Economic Partnership Interns Create Emerging Health Professionals Program

In the summer of 2011, Coachella Valley Economic Partnership’s (CVEP) Workforce Excellence Program, in collaboration with the Health Career Connection Program, hosted undergraduate health science college interns, Janel Samuels and Faith Villanueva. These two interns have worked directly with CVEP’s Health Industry Council (HIC) to create a leadership program that would allow students to voice… Read more »

Jennifer DiFrancesco

Chasing Your Athletic Dreams

In the recent London Olympics, we observed many examples of excellence in individuals from around the world devoting their entire lives to an athletic goal. These acclaimed athletes are a great inspiration for us all. We don’t need to be categorized as athletes in our day-to-day lives to have athletic pursuits. Each of us has… Read more »

Where is the True Balance in Fitness?

Some fitness professionals will tell you that true balance is all about how much you exercise to feel good, while others will say it is based on your diet coupled with exercise – and then some will tell you that the true balance in fitness is achieved when stress reduction is achieved. Which advisor is… Read more »

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Healing Through Water

After spending a relaxing week in Curacao in the Dutch Caribbean, we realized this tropical paradise contained a secret of life. And it may be found in the turquoise clear waters that surround this tranquil island. Locals will tell you that the sea can cure any ailment. In fact, the Arawak Indians, the first inhabitants… Read more »

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5th Annual Desert Woman’s Show

Bigger, Better and More Charitable Than Ever! One of the largest expos for women in California, the 5th Annual Desert Woman’s Show, takes place November 17th & 18th featuring Home, Health, Wellness, Art, Fashion and Beauty at the Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage. The weekend-long expo is expected to attract thousands… Read more »

Lessons in Longevity

I love spending time with our elders. I always walk away with a smile on my face and a new appreciation. Recently, I sat down with some new friends at Mission Hills Senior Living to chat about “Lessons in Longevity.” Here some of the words of wisdom–and laughter–from my delightful meeting with Mitzi (98), Rose… Read more »