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September 20, 2019

New CNA Fast Track Classes

CNA Skills: Feeding Practice

Start a new career by the end of the year! The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program in White Hall now has classes scheduled through December. Learn the skills you need to pass the state CNA exam in just 15 days. Self-pay special price as well as local funding options are available. Classes are held Monday-…


September 16, 2019

Fall Wreath Making Classes

Senior Group with hand made fall wreaths

September is Healthy Aging Month! Nicole Bates, Director of Education at South Central Center on Aging, had a wonderful time with the participants at the Shepherd’s Center of Pine Bluff and St. John Alexander Tower Senior Housing Community for Fall Wreath Making. There are many benefits to arts and crafts, including adding a new interest/hobby…


September 9, 2019

White Hall CNA Graduates

cna students, cna training

Congratulations to our September CNA Fast Track graduates, who completed their training last week and are now eligible to test for their CNA licenses and begin their careers in nursing! You were a great group of students, and our teachers enjoyed watching you learn. If you or someone you know is interested in completing the…


August 18, 2019

CNA Students Learn Through Hands-on Training

CNA Skills: Feeding Practice

Are you interested in becoming a CNA or certified home caregiver in just 15 days? Through in-depth classroom teaching as well as demonstration and practice on each of the clinical skills required to pass the exam, our students learn not only the skills needed to pass the CNA exam, but also to provide excellent home…


August 13, 2019

REST Training for Volunteer Respite Providers

training, respite, caregiver

South Central Center on Aging is proud to announce the completion of our first R.E.S.T. (Respite Education & Support Tools) Volunteer Respite Training class this Monday, August 12 in Malvern. Respite is caring the act of caring for an adult or child with a special need in order to give temporary relief to the regular…


July 25, 2019

Welcome, Nicole Bates, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CNN

Nicole Bates

We are pleased to welcome Nicole Bates as our new Director of Education for South Central Center on Aging. Mrs. Bates began her career in nursing in 1999. She has worked her way from an LPN to an APRN and is currently working on her DNP. Mrs. Bates is a family nurse practitioner and specializes…


July 19, 2019

Dehydration & Heat Illness

heat exhaustion, heat stroke, heat illness

Dehydration and heat illnesses are both more common during the summer, and older adults as well as young children are typically more at risk for these conditions. Dehydration occurs when your body loses more fluids than you take in. Symptoms may include: feeling very thirsty dry mouth dry skin feeling tired or dizzy sweating or…


July 18, 2019

White Hall CNA Students Learn Personal Care Skills

personal care, home care, cna, home health

Our new group of CNA Fast Track students learn the correct methods for personal care skills such as shaving and oral care in preparation for their CNA exams. This group started Monday, July 15 and will be graduated and ready to test for the CNA licenses by Friday, August 2. To learn more about our…


July 11, 2019

July CNA Fast Track Grads

July CNA Fast Track Graduates

Congratulations to our July CNA Fast Track graduates, who completed class last week! They are now ready to test for their CNA licenses after just 15 days of class. If you or someone you know are interested in our CNA training program in White Hall, give us a call at 870-879-1440 or email CMClausen@uams.edu. We…


July 10, 2019

New CNA Fast Track Starts Monday

Dental Hygiene

Our next 15-day CNA Fast Track class in White Hall starts Monday, July 15 and will graduate on Friday, August 2. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming eligible to test for your CNA license in just 15 days, give us a call at 870-879-1440 today! The deadline to enroll for Monday’s…



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