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.


  • White Hall CNA Classes Scheduled for 2019December 14, 2018

    Certified Nurse Aide Training

    Looking for a new career in the new year? With our new CNA Fast Track class, you could be eligible to test for your CNA license and start a career in nursing in just 15 days! Our next class is scheduled for January 14- February 5 with classes meeting 8:30 AM- 5 PM on weekdays.…

  • Learn How to Manage Your ArthritisNovember 30, 2018

    You CAN manage your arthritis! Come learn how on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 @ 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM at the D&L Electric Cooperative Meeting Room. Lunch will be served! Call 870-879-1440 to reserve your seat. Presentations: "The Role of Physical Therapy in Managing Arthritis" by Nat Grubbs, PT, OCS- South Arkansas Rehabilitation "Eat Right to…

  • CNA Students Focus on Alzheimer's & Dementia CareNovember 12, 2018

    CNA Fast Track students learn about Alzheimer's disease & dementia care.

    Our CNA Fast Track students received specialized training in Alzheimer's disease and dementia care last week as a part of our new 15-day CNA Fast Track. They learned about common related symptoms as well as suggested interventions to help deal with them. Our next CNA Fast Track starts on December 10, 2018 and graduates on…

  • 2018 Caregiver of the Year: Sara JamesNovember 7, 2018

    Sara James with mother

    Our CNA Fast Track students had the privilege of receiving words of wisdom and encouragement from Jessie Clemmons, former Director of JRMC School of Nursing at our 2018 Caregiver of the Year event. Jessie Clemmons, former Director of JRMC School of Nursing, shares advice and inspiration with our CNA Fast Track students. Sara James presented…

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