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.

  • 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…

  • Caregiver Stress and BurnoutApril 19, 2018


    Caregivers, are you experiencing caregiver stress or burnout? According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 15 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with dementia.  Approximately 35% of those 15 million caregivers report that their health has gotten worse due to caring for their loved one.  Obviously, caregiver stress is common among family caregivers. Caregiver Stress: If…

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