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.


  • 9 Graduates Complete CNA Fast Track in JonesboroOctober 8, 2018

    CNA, Certified Nursing Assistant, Caregiver, PCA

    Jonesboro, AR - These CNA Fast Track grads are having some fun after completing 2 long days of clinicals in a skilled nursing facility. They are now eligible to take their State of Arkansas license exam. Join us in congratulating Nicole, Donna, Hope, El-Noor, Yelene, Racheal, Brittany, Tahara and Jakyia.  We are proud of each…

  • Adult Vaccinations To Be Available Friday September 28September 25, 2018

    Jonesboro, AR - UAMS Schmieding Caregiver Training Program and Walgreens have partnered to present an adult vaccination event on Friday- September 28, 2018 from 9-11 a.m. To be held at the UAMS Center on Aging- Northeast 303 E. Matthews Suite 201- Jonesboro, AR 72401 According to the CDC, thousands of adults in the U.S. become seriously ill…

  • Just a C.N.A?July 26, 2018

    CNA, Caregiver, Certified Nursing Assistant, PCA, Home care

    Often we hear a nursing assistant described as just a CNA. There is no such thing as “just a CNA.”  A Certified Nursing Assistant plays a very important role in the lives of many US Citizens every day.  It takes a very special person to do the work this career requires. The Schmieding program was…

  • Beat the Heat - Senior Adult VersionJune 29, 2018

    Heat related health issues for seniors

    Jonesboro, AR - This summer has already started out to be exceedingly HOT.  Certain groups of people are susceptible to health problems when the temperature rises. Statistics prove that every summer there are literally hundreds of adults who fall ill with heat stroke, dehydration and heat exhaustion.  Senior adults are not able to cool down…

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