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.


  • Medicare Appeals: What to do if a Health Care Service or Item is DeniedJune 18, 2019

    Medicare, Medicare Fraud

    If you receive a notice of denial from Medicare or your Medicare Advantage plan, you do have the right to appeal this decision. An appeal is a formal request for review of a decision made by Medicare or your Medicare Advantage plan. Be sure to always review your Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) to find out…

  • Get Active to Protect Your Brain!June 14, 2019

    physical activity, exercise, dementia, alzheimer's

    According to the National Institute on Aging, physical activity has been associated with a lower rate of Alzheimer's disease as well as a slower rate of cognitive decline, including in those individuals who are already exhibiting symptoms of Alzheimer's. Scientists have discovered links between motor abilities and cognitive test performance, as well as between physical…

  • CNA Fast Track: 6/17/19- 7/10/19June 3, 2019

    CNA, CNA training, CNA school, nurse aide training

    Our next CNA Fast Track in White Hall has been scheduled for June 17- July 10, 2019. Learn the skills needed to test for your CNA license in just 15 days! Give us a call at 870-879-1440 or email CMClausen@uams.edu. Registration deadline: July 14, 2019 Class times: 8:30 AM- 5 PM *Holiday break: July 4-…

  • CNA Skills PracticeMay 28, 2019

    CNA, CNA training, CNA school, nurse aide training

    Our CNA Fast Track students are back to work after the holiday weekend, practicing oral hygiene, patient transfers, and other hands-on skills in preparation for their CNA exams. If you are interested in our 15-day CNA Fast Track course, give us a call at 870-879-1440 OR email CMClausen@uams.edu for details on our next class. For…

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