About Us

Our Staff

Valerie Claar, MSN, RN, CNE, CDP, CADDCT, Program Coordinator

Valerie Claar received her undergraduate nursing degree from Henderson State University, and her master’s degree in nursing from University of Central Arkansas.  She is nationally certified as a Dementia Practitioner and instructor.  As a registered nurse since 1995, she has experience caring for clients across the lifespan.  Valerie is a lifelong resident of Hot Springs and is strongly committed to promoting the well-being of the community through the education of caregivers.  Valerie has been a nurse educator for 9 years and is certified through the National League for Nursing as a Certified Nurse Educator.


Carolyn Greer, Administrative Coordinator

Carolyn has worked in various areas in Health Care for 32 years.  Carolyn has a passion for helping others, and understands that the Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Center offers many opportunities for our community.

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