We are experts in caregiving.
The UAMS Schmieding Caregiver Training Program and the South Central Center on Aging 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.


  • FREE Dementia Care Workshop in White HallMarch 16, 2018

    Caring for a loved one with dementia? Join us for this FREE Dementia Care Workshop taught by our experienced nurse educators. Date: Thursday, March 29 Time: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM Location: South Central Center on Aging, 206 Frankie Lane, White Hall, AR 71602 This workshop will provide an overview of dementia and caregiving for…

  • Medicare to Mail New Cards Starting April 2018February 23, 2018

    Medicare is mailing new Medicare cards with new numbers to Arkansans starting April 2018.  The new ID numbers will no longer include the beneficiary's Social Security number. This change is being made in an effort to combat fraud and identity theft. You do not need to take any action to receive your new card. Here…

  • Classes Begin at New Location in White HallFebruary 21, 2018

    We are excited this week to announce the beginning of our first In-Home Assistant class at our new location on Frankie Lane in White Hall! These students will be certified to provide in-home care Arkansas in just 2 weeks, and will be eligible to test for their CNA licenses in just 5 weeks. To learn…

  • New CNA Classes in White HallFebruary 6, 2018

    If you live in Southeast Arkansas and have considered a career as a CNA or home caregiver, now may be the perfect time to start working toward that goal! The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Center in Pine Bluff has recently moved to White Hall, and we are starting a new class on Tuesday, February 20.…

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