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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.

  • 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…

  • Benefits of Becoming a CNAFebruary 13, 2019

    CNA

    As the country’s population ages, employment opportunities are maturing and expanding, too, especially for credentialed, trained Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) caring for seniors. The U.S. Census Bureau reports the segment of the nation’s population older than 65 is projected to nearly double in the next three decades. Not surprisingly, some 300,000 new jobs are expected…

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