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 WorkshopJanuary 21, 2020

    Family Caregiver Training

    Join us for this FREE 4-hour workshop that provides vital information to family caregivers of people living with dementia. Class will be taught by Schmieding Home Caregiver Training instructor Mary Beth Clark, RN. Light lunch will be provided. Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020 Time: 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM Location: Area Agency on Aging of Southeast…

  • Mediterranean Cooking ClassJanuary 17, 2020

    Mediterranean Cooking Class in Pine Bluff

    Thanks to all who attended the Mediterranean Cooking Class at the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Office last week! Our employees 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…

  • Healthy Eating and Tasting: Mediterranean Cooking ClassJanuary 6, 2020

    Healthy Eating and Tasting (HEAT): Mediterranean Cooking Class

    Join us on Tuesday, January 14th from 10:30 AM- 12:30 PM for our Monthly Healthy Eating & Tasting (HEAT): Mediterranean Cooking Class. When: Second Tuesday of each month @ 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Where: Jefferson County Extension Office 500 Idaho Street, Pine Bluff, AR 71601 The South Central Center On Aging and Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service have partnered…

  • Senior Game Day in White HallDecember 13, 2019

    games and puzzles

    Starting Friday, January 24, join us for Game Day at the South Central Center on Aging on the 4th Friday of each month from 10:00 AM- 12:00 noon. Dominoes, Bingo, Bridge, and more! Let us know what type of games you’d like to see included. Give us a call at 870-879-1440 to sign up! We…

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