New & Noteworthy

November is National Family Caregivers Month

South Carolina State House Lt. Governor Henry McMaster and Irmo native Leeza Gibbons marked the occasion recognizing the nearly 800,000 South Carolinians who provide free care and support to chronically ill and disabled loved ones. “470 billion dollars in unpaid care is what caregivers provide. that’s twice as much as home

Caregiver Contract with Yourself

I call these “Five to SURVIVE.” Use these tips to write your Caregiver Contract with Yourself. Check out mine below. 1. Me First Take your oxygen first, so that you’ll be emotionally and physically ready. Better care for you means better outcomes for the care receiver. 2. Tell Someone Reach

CDC Report: Promoting Health and Independence

Promoting Health and Independence for an Aging Population At A Glance 2016 Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia, is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that affects an estimated 5.4 million Americans. It is the sixth leading cause of death among all adults and the fifth leading cause for those aged
What Caregivers Are Saying

“Leeza’s Care Connection is my home away from home. I’m learning how to be a better caregiver as I stand beside my husband fighting the cruel battle of Alzheimer’s disease.”

Our Programs

Leeza’s Care Connection at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

501 South Buena Vista Street Burbank, CA 91505


Leeza’s Care Connection at the Michael J. and Mary Meech Mungo Home

201 St. Andrews Rd. Columbia, SC 29210


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