Pine Bluff Volunteer Respite Training


The UAMS Schmieding Caregiver Training Program offers a variety of programs to the community. In addition to Certified Nursing Assistant training, we offer free workshops for family caregivers providing unpaid care to older adults in the home and a variety of other free educational programs for seniors designed to promote healthy living.  Be sure to check out our program calendar in your area.


AmyLeigh Overton-McCoy, Ph.D., APRN, Invested in Murphy Endowed Chair for Rural Aging Leadership and Policy

  • Be CuriousNovember 6, 2019

    November is CareGiver Month

    The Theme for National Family Caregivers Month November 2019 is BeCareCurious Family caregivers want their loved ones to have the best care possible – at the doctor’s office, at the hospital, and at home. We encourage family caregivers across the country to ask questions, explore options and share in the care decisions that affect the…

  • 10 Tips for Family CaregiversApril 12, 2019

    10 Tips for Family Caregivers

    Seek support from other caregivers. You are not alone! Take care of your own health so that you can be strong enough to take care of your loved one. Accept offers of help and suggest specific things people can do to help you. Learn how to communicate effectively with doctors. Caregiving is hard work so take respite breaks often. Watch out…

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