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wistv.com – Columbia, South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina– For the latest information regarding Leeza’s Care Connection at the Michael J. and Mary Meech Mungo Home please check out the following resources to find out when the center will be reopen again. Our phones are currently down at the center but ••• Read More

  Columbia, South Carolina– A tree fell on a charity home established by television personality Leeza Gibbons during a Sunday night thunderstorm that carried gusty winds through the Irmo area. The fallen oak caused heavy damage to the roof of the white, neatly kept home at 201 St. Andrews Road ••• Read More

Mingle Media TV and our Red Carpet Report team with host, Kristyn Burtt, were invited to talk to honorees, guests, and presenters at the Unite4:Humanity Gala held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Unite4:good offers different avenues for individuals to create change and promote social good. ••• Read More

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease from the patients perspective. Join us Wednesday, May 24 at 5pm at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. ••• Read More

She loves the ladies and always has a great time. Plus, the stars from Prison Break and Wonder Woman , Linda Carter join the conversation. ••• Read More

The Irmo News: Dr. Carlos W. Gibbons has been awarded the 2016 Poet of the Year Award by the PoetryFest Foundation. Gibbons has a poem in the 2016 PoetryFest Publication, “On the Wings of Angels,” and has been cited as one of PoetryFest’s brightest poetry stars. Gibbons is a native ••• Read More

Leeza Gibbons knows firsthand of the devastation that Alzheimer’s disease can cause a family. After the loss of her grandmother and the diagnosis of her mother, Leeza and her family created the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation to meet the growing needs of those impacted by memory disorders. Interviewed by Winn ••• Read More

Alzheimer’s disease directly affects parts of the brain responsible for communication. Patients find it harder to both understand others and explain themselves. Patients also begin to forget the names of once familiar objects such as watches or pens. Early in the disease, people with Alzheimer’s are often able to hide ••• Read More

From Alzheimer’s Reading Room The caregiver begins to acquire empathy by asking how, why, what. How is the person who is deeply forgetful feeling? Why is the person who is deeply forgetful acting this way? What do they need? Learning How to Communicate with Someone Living with Alzheimer’s The only way the ••• Read More

Celebrations don’t need to end or even dim because someone has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.  Even after the death of a loved one, I believe that, on special occasions , such as Valentine’s Day, pretending it isn’t happening just dishonors that the love ever existed. So what do you do ••• Read More

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