About the Late Governor Carroll Campbell
The Late Governor Carroll Campbell Reveals Diagnosis
In the fall of 2001, Governor Carroll Campbell revealed to the citizens of South Carolina that he had been diagnosed with the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Upon revealing his medical condition, Campbell exhibited the same personal tenacity and heroic demeanor that made him such a stalwart leader for our state.
Named in His Honor
Lexington Medical Center is truly honored that one of South Carolina’s most innovative, accomplished and dedicated leaders, former South Carolina Governor Carroll Campbell (1940-2005) agreed to lend his name to our Alzheimer’s care center. Governor Campbell himself was diagnosed with this terrible disease, and it is in the spirit of his courageous battle that Lexington Medical Center dedicated this facility to treat Alzheimer’s patients with unparalleled compassion and care.
Support From Contributors
With the support of contributors like you, Lexington Medical Center has realized the completion of the Carroll Campbell Center as South Carolina’s premier treatment center for Alzheimer’s disease. This innovative facility stands as a testament to the legacy of Carroll Campbell and enables others to fight Alzhemier’s disease in the same heroic manner of Campbell.
In His Own Words
“As you might imagine, I have tried to learn as much as I could about this disease. I am amazed at the progress that medical science is making. I am confident that this disease can be conquered. That gives me hope. I pray that my hope in these circumstances can uplift the many people in our state and country similarly afflicted.”
- Former Governor Carroll A. Campbell, Jr.
Long-Term Care is Crucial
Superior long-term care is crucial to help Alzheimer’s residents face the challenging mental and physical aspects of this most debilitating disease.