“More needs to be done” was one of the many suggestions contained in the final report from the Whitehouse Conference on Aging regarding the topic of the Direct Care Workforce. So, for this our first “official post” of the new year I am asking you, our followers, to think about what more you might do
The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program educates individuals to care for older adults in the home.
The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program educates individuals to care for older adults in the home. Whether your goal is to work as a paid caregiver or help care for an older family member we want to help. Classes are held throughout Arkansas at a variety of locations.
Long lives can radiate wisdom and even joy. Home caregiver Sue Carter, of Elkins, knows an invisible benefit of her chosen occupation is being able to bask in that radiant warmth. Sue has been caring for and learning from older adults for more than 15 years. In the 1990s, at the urging of a friend,
When Denise Henderson contacted the UAMS Schmieding Caregiver Program, she was searching for help in knowing the best way to care for her mother, who had trouble seeing and breathing. Henderson’s mother, who lived in Hot Springs, had glaucoma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a disease in which a person’s internal airflow is restricted.
Cora Lee and Arthur “Ott” Ray had been partners in life for many years as they raised their children in Hot Springs. So when Cora Lee — long after the children had grown up and moved away — was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, Ott took that partnership another step as he helped his wife navigate
November is National Family Caregiver’s Month and a time for us to recognize those who selfishly provide care for one or more family members. Family Caregivers are not paid for what they do and more often than not, it is their efforts that helps prevent someone from having to go into a nursing home. National
LITTLE ROCK — In another act of philanthropy to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) before ceasing operations, the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has given a $7.9 million grant to the Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program. The $7.9 million grant will support operations for five years at the Schmieding program’s seven training sites