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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.

  • The Benefits of Being a Senior VolunteerJune 15, 2018

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    There are many benefits for seniors who serve the members of their community through volunteerism. Several research projects over the last few decades reveal that there is a significant link to decreased symptoms of depression and dementia in adults age 55 and over who volunteer their time. Maintaining cognitive health is an important concern of…

  • Physical Activity Key to Good Brain Health for the CaregiverMay 16, 2018

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    We have known for a long time that exercise is good for the body and in particular the heart. Did you know exercise is also good for the brain? Cardiovascular exercise is not only good for your heart health. It increases your energy level, boosts your immune system, lowers your blood pressure, can improve your…

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