Dr. Smith is an award-winning educator and best selling author.
Dr. Macie P. Smith is a proud HBCU Alum of South Carolina State University receiving both her Bachelor’s in Social Work and Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling; she earned her Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. Dr. Smith is a Licensed Gerontology Social Worker and an award-winning Alzheimer’s and Dementia educator and author with more than 20 years of experience working with aging and vulnerable populations. Dr. Smith provides support for those living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, cognitive impairment, intellectual and developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury (TBI) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and their families. She serves as a Guardian ad Litem and Court Appointed Guardian for the Richland County Probate Court.
Dr. Smith was elected to the Board of Trustees at South Carolina State University in March 2021 and now serves as the Vice Chairperson of the Board. She is the owner of Diversified Training Consultants Group, a Geriatric Care Management organization, the author of A Dementia Caregiver’s Guide to Care and an advisory board member for Leeza’s Care Connection, a caregiving support center founded by Celebrity Journalist and Caregiver Advocate, Leeza Gibbons. Dr. Smith is the co-host of a brand new talk show with Teepa Snow called Dementia Divas: Caregiving & The Arts on Saltbox TV.
Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly, PACE as it is affectionately known, is a comprehensive health care model that provides medical and social support for persons over the age of 55 who require nursing home level of care, but still live in the community.
Memory lapses can be a normal part of aging, but when are they cause for concern? Aging expert Dr. Macie Smith explains the warning signs to look for.
It’s important to note that for Americans over the age of 55, being without immediate family doesn’t mean they lack support. They may have developed a support system of friends, neighbors, and other people who are not related through family ties.
Most of the people diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s disease experience the same signs and symptoms as older people with the disease.
Take a peek inside Dr. Macie Smith's Frequently Asked Questions Dementia Care Guidebook that has been featured on Amazon Best Sellers list.
There once was a sense of comfort knowing that when one reaches the age of 65, Medicare will provide for most if not all long-term care needs.
The holiday season is upon us, and if you’re like me, I’m sure you’re looking forward to in-person celebrations and gatherings.
With Halloween around the corner, I want to ask you: Are you spooked by aging? Does the thought of getting older scare you?
Monday, June 7, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new Alzheimer’s treatment, Aducanumab, that is designed to slow cognitive decline
If you think what’s going on with Wendy Williams does not affect you, you have one or two more thinks coming.
“Dr Macie can do it all! On script or impromptu, she never fails to energize and educate a crowd, creating memorable experiences. Macie is always professional, reliable and responsive. Bottom line: she elevates every room she walks into with her knowledge, passion, charm and wit.”
“Ask Dr Macie! Is the truth the way and a bright shining light in Caregiving, Dementia guidance 101 and all related. I had the privilege of attending a seminar online ! Awesome and she is so engaging ! Her patience in understanding your concern is simply a Winner. Dr Macie is truly Special in her field. I would and have recommended her.”
“Dr. Smith you’re an electrifying and a real speaker…I thought I could deliver…but you dropped the Mic! You know your substance…continue to deliver your in-dept knowledge…I know each round will go higher and higher….can’t touch you!”