We are experts in caregiving.The UAMS Schmieding Caregiver Training Program and the Center on Aging – Northeast offer 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.


  • Caregiver Programs Available in JonesboroMarch 18, 2019

    Alzheimer's Support group, Caregiver Skills

    Jonesboro, AR ~ Helping you discover ways to handle caregiver challenges are very important to us at the UAMS Centers on Aging and Schmieding Caregiver Training Program. Coming up this week and next in Jonesboro are 2 events that will help caregivers meet those challenges with less difficulty. A Caregiver Support Group for families of…

  • Helpful Caregiving Skills for Family CaregiversMarch 13, 2019

    Caregiver, Caregiving, Family Caregiver

    Jonesboro, AR ~ A FREE, one day workshop will provide practical tips to assist family members who are caring for an aging loved one at home. Learn helpful ways to make life easier on yourself and your loved one. Don’t wait until it’s too late to prevent falls or other accidents in the home setting.…

  • Keeping STEADI to Prevent FallsMarch 1, 2019

    Fall prevention, steadi, strengthening exercises

    Have you ever tripped UP the stairs?  Did you know that slipping down to a seating position in a chair is in fact defined as a FALL? What starts out as merely stumbling can lead to serious falls without warning. Falls can range from very serious, to those resulting in simple bruises and scrapes and…

  • Tools to Help Seniors Avoid ExploitationFebruary 15, 2019

    Senior Fraud, exploitation

    Jonesboro, AR - Criminals take more than $36 billion from older Americans every year through financial abuse and outright fraud. If it seems too good to be true, most often it is! Scammers have a keen way to make people believe that they’ll be better off if they go along with their deal. However, scam…

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