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Christina Smith, Caregiver Specialist
Tina Smith is the Manager of the Caregiver SOS program through WellMed Charitable Foundation. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Social Gerontology. Tina started her career working in the long term care industry as an Activity Director and Social Service Director. Then she moved on to serving as the Local Managing Ombudsman at the Bexar Area Agency on Aging where she was an advocate for residents in long term care facilities. After serving in this role for two and a half years, she then became the Access and Assistance Coordinator at the Bexar Area Agency on Aging where she supervised the in house programs of Benefits Counseling, Care Coordination and Information and Assistance. Tina also taught Gerontology courses at Kaplan University through their online Human Services program for over seven years. Tina has been with the Caregiver SOS program since September 2016. Tina is a certified Master Trainer for the evidence based Stress Busting Program for Family Caregivers of Alzheimer’s and Dementia and Chronic Illnesses (SBP).