March 16, 2018

FREE Dementia Care Workshop in White Hall

Caring for a loved one with dementia? Join us for this FREE Dementia Care Workshop taught by our experienced nurse educators. Date: Thursday, March 29 Time: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM Location: South Central Center on Aging, 206 Frankie Lane, White Hall, AR 71602 This workshop will provide an overview of dementia and caregiving for…

February 23, 2018

Medicare to Mail New Cards Starting April 2018

Medicare is mailing new Medicare cards with new numbers to Arkansans starting April 2018.  The new ID numbers will no longer include the beneficiary’s Social Security number. This change is being made in an effort to combat fraud and identity theft. You do not need to take any action to receive your new card. Here…

February 21, 2018

Classes Begin at New Location in White Hall

We are excited this week to announce the beginning of our first In-Home Assistant class at our new location on Frankie Lane in White Hall! These students will be certified to provide in-home care Arkansas in just 2 weeks, and will be eligible to test for their CNA licenses in just 5 weeks. To learn…

February 6, 2018

New CNA Classes in White Hall


If you live in Southeast Arkansas and have considered a career as a CNA or home caregiver, now may be the perfect time to start working toward that goal! The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Center in Pine Bluff has recently moved to White Hall, and we are starting a new class on Tuesday, February 20….

January 19, 2018

Classes Postponed in Pine Bluff


The Pine Bluff Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program would like to announce that our upcoming class previously scheduled to start on Monday, Jan. 22 will be rescheduled for a later date due to our recent move to White Hall along with the recent inclement weather conditions. Our new address is 206 Frankie Lane, White Hall,…

December 15, 2017

Congratulations to Our Newest Graduate!

Congratulations to Tiara Jackson for completing the Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program in Pine Bluff this week! She is now eligible to provide in-home care as well as to test for CNA certification. Our next class will be starting on Monday, January 22, with a registration deadline of Thursday, January 18, and will graduate by…

November 30, 2017

Congrats to Pine Bluff’s Newest Graduate

Congratulations to Tiara Jackson for graduating the IHA and AD classes in Pine Bluff this month! We look forward to seeing her complete the HCA class and go on to become a certified nursing assistant. Our next class in Pine Bluff will be starting in January. Completion on the IHA class, which takes about 2…

October 17, 2017

Oct. 28: National Drug Take Back Event

Which of the following poses the greatest risk to your children this Halloween? a.  Razorblades in chocolate bars. b.  Poison candy. c.  Your own medicine cabinet.   Though checking your children’s candy at Halloween is highly recommended, your own medicine cabinet poses a much greater risk to children. Family and friends are the main source…

October 13, 2017

Adult Vaccination Event

Adult Vaccination Event- Pine Bluff The UAMS Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program is working with our local Walgreens to provide an adult vaccination event. DATE: Friday, October 20, 2017 TIME: 9:00- 11:00 AM LOCATION: South Central Center on Aging 4747 Dusty Lake Drive, Ste. 101 Pine Bluff, AR 71603 Flu, pneumonia, & TDap vaccinations will be…

October 6, 2017

Medicare Open Enrollment: Are You Ready?

Medicare Open Enrollment (Oct. 15- Dec. 7 each year) is the time during which Medicare beneficiaries can review, compare, and make changes to their Part D or Medicare Advantage Plans. Since plan prices and coverage can change from year to year, it is recommended that you look at available plans for the upcoming year during…

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