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.


  • 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…

  • Dementia/Alzheimer's Workshop for Family CaregiversJanuary 29, 2019

    Caregiver, Alzheimer's caregiver, Dementia caregiver, caregiver training

    Jonesboro, AR - About 452,000 family caregivers in Arkansas are providing unpaid care for a loved one with dementia. These caregivers are helping their loved ones with errands, transportation, finances, housekeeping, bathing and dressing, or even complex medical tasks such as wound care and injections. Alzheimerʼs disease, the most common form of dementia, often presents…

  • 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…

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