Pine Bluff Volunteer Respite Training

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.


  • February CNA Fast Track GraduatesFebruary 24, 2020

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    Congratulations to today's CNA Fast Track graduates, Tarona, Juliana, Ciera, Hunter, and Jacklyn (not pictured)! We wish you the very best in your new careers as CNA's. For more information on our upcoming classes, give us a call at 870-879-1440 or visit our website at uamscaregiving.org/PineBluff. Our next class is scheduled for April 6- April…

  • Heart Health: Cholesterol BasicsFebruary 13, 2020

    Heart Health

    Cholesterol is a fatty substance produced by the liver and carried in our blood. You need some cholesterol for your body to function properly, but too much can cause buildup in the walls of your arteries. This causes arteries to narrow and can slow down or even block blood flow. HDL, the "good" cholesterol, helps…

  • CNA Students Go RedFebruary 7, 2020

    CNA Students Go Red

    Our CNA Fast Track students celebrated Go Red for Women on Friday! Did you know that almost 80% of cardiac events are preventable? Cardiac diseases are the #1 health threat for women. Visit GoRedforWomen.org for more info. Our next CNA Fast Track class in White Hall is scheduled for April 6- 24, 2020. Registration deadline:…

  • Mediterranean CookingJanuary 28, 2020

    Mediterranean Cooking Class- Pine Bluff, AR

    Thanks to all who attended the January Mediterranean Cooking Class at the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Office! We had a wonderful time meeting members of the community and helping prepare this healthy, delicious meal. If you’d like to join us on the second Tuesday of each month @ 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at the Jefferson County…

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