Gary Barg: I’ve
got to tell you, it is amazing how
much you have accomplished with the
Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation in a
few short years. Can you talk about
what is new with the foundation?
Gibbons: Our work has grown
dramatically as our commitment to
our mission to serve caregivers has
guided us into new areas.
Personally, it was very rewarding to
see TWO Leeza’s Place locations in
my own backyard: the Circle of Care
Leeza’s Place in Sherman Oaks and
Assistance League Leeza’s Place in
Hollywood. Since the LA area is so
diverse, it has been wonderful to
open our doors and offer our free
services to the multilingual,
multiethnic population here and
learn ways to adjust our programs
for the maximum benefit. We have
also found our “care coaches”
concept is really taking off. As you
know better than most, Gary,
caregivers often find themselves
becoming depleted and frustrated;
especially immediately after a loved
one has been diagnosed with a
disease or disorder. The coaching
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