TV broadcast veteran Leeza Gibbons is teaming up with TV personality and entrepreneur Bill Rancic for a new show launching this September called “America Now”, a topical lifestyle news program. While this will be one of Leeza’s most recent projects, she has been working on something close to her heart for some time now. Leeza’s Place is ““A Place for Family Caregivers”; a community gathering place and resource center committed to providing free support services, resources and programs for family caregivers taking care of a loved one with a memory disorder or any chronic and/or progressive illness.”
The existence of Leeza’s Place is immensely helpful. In a time where family members and friends of families are increasingly facing the act of caring for a loved one or friend, having a source for support, guidance and even a shoulder to lean on, is not only helpful, but needed. Leeza’s Place, and parent The Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation, were inspired by events in Leeza’s own life. After her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Leeza made her a promise to tell the world her story and the story of how the family banded together to become her caregivers.
There is so much information on the organization’s website and it is a great go-to for anyone who finds themselves in a caregiver position, or knows of someone who needs help with this role.