Marie B. SmartSW, BA
Marie Smart is a graduate of King College in Bristol, Tennessee. She is a member of the Quality Assurance Review Team for The Breckinridge and the Christian Care Communities Board.
Ms. Smart assists with clinical assessments on the Senior Volunteers in the Health Aging Cohort Program. She provides education, training, and support to professional and family caregivers.
Maris has worked in Kentucky as a health and family care professional since 1972 and has specialized in care of the frail elderly since 1982. She has concentrated on care of families living with dementia since 1988.
Ms. Smart has extensive experience in the clinical assessment of persons with AD and related disorders, in family assessment, care planning, and support, and in training of both professional and family caregivers on topics related to AD and caregiving approaches.