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26 08, 2016

The Birthday Project

I pledged my birthday for the Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program!  What does that mean, exactly?

20 07, 2017

How to Begin a New Career as a Caregiver

Texarkana - Starting the journey of being a caregiver, whether you are working professionally or supporting your loved one who needs care, is a journey that comes with a lot of unknown. You ask yourself questions like, “How will I know what to do? What if I make a mistake and it makes them worse? [...]

20 07, 2017

Caregiving Tips to Beat the Heat

Pine Bluff - The hot summer months are upon us, and we have some tips to help you and the loved ones you care for stay safe during the summer: Limit sun exposure during the hottest part of the day (10 AM- 2 PM). The sun's rays are strongest during this time. Be sure to [...]

20 07, 2017

Raising Alzheimer’s Awareness on The Longest Day

Jonesboro - Students in the Alzheimer's and Dementia course in Jonesboro are not only learning about dementia, they are also "going purple" for the Longest Day campaign.  Held annually on June 21, the longest day is a campaign of the Alzheimer's Association to raise funds and awareness for the global epidemic. Schmieding students become certified [...]

13 07, 2017

Center on Aging Senior Expo

Jonesboro, AR - The Center on Aging and Schmieding Home Caregiver training in Jonesboro will host a premiere event this fall in celebration of National Family Caregiver Month in November.  All things for Senior Adults will be the focus and include a "Back to the 50's" theme. To be held at the former Fairgrounds location [...]

11 04, 2017

ALS Support Group to Meet in Jonesboro

The Arkansas Chapter of the ALS Association and UAMS Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program will host a support group gathering for families, volunteers and others interested in learning more about ways to provide support to families dealing with ALS.   Open to anyone in the Northeast Arkansas region, the group will meet at the UAMS location [...]

13 02, 2017

Type 2 Diabetes – Did you know?

Question: When you read a food label which item(s) guide you on how the food will affect your blood sugar and weight? Answer: B - serving size and total carbohydrates. When living with diabetes, it is important to monitor the amount of carbohydrates you consume per day to maintain a healthy diet and blood sugar. Want to learn [...]

2 02, 2017

The Spencer Family – Little Rock, AR

31 01, 2017

Free Family Caregiver Workshops on Dementia in February

Our Springdale, El Dorado and Fort Smith Schmieding centers will conduct FREE Family Caregiver Workshops focused on dementia and Alzheimer disease sponsored through a grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. The workshop will present an [...]

20 01, 2017

Diabetes – Did you know?

Question: What kind of regular physical activity is recommended for people with diabetes? Answer: Walking at least 30 minutes a day.  Physical activity does have to be an formal exercise practice or routine. The purpose of physical activity is to increase your heart rate and bloodflow. If you or a loved one has type 1 or [...]

17 01, 2017

Family Caregiving for Aging Loved Ones, a Hot Topic for 2017

In 2017, experts predict more people than ever before will take on the responsibility of helping care for an aging loved one.  As the number of family caregivers increase across America, attention on the challenges of Family Caregiving is gaining momentum.  The realities of caring for an older adult and what this role entails is [...]