December 19, 2018

Holiday Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Holidays with Family & Alzheimer's Disease

The holidays can be a fun and meaningful experience for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families. For the person with Alzheimer’s the holidays can be nostalgic and create a sense of belonging. On the other hand, this time can create some anxiety for the person with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. These tips from the…


December 14, 2018

White Hall CNA Classes Scheduled for 2019

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….


November 30, 2018

Learn How to Manage Your Arthritis

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…


November 12, 2018

CNA Students Focus on Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care

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…


November 7, 2018

2018 Caregiver of the Year: Sara James

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.   Sara James was recognized this morning by the South Central Center on Aging for her outstanding dedication as a caregiver for…


October 31, 2018

CNA Students Practice New Skills

CNA student practices nail care

Our CNA students have been practicing their CNA skills this week in preparation for check-offs! This class will be graduating on November 15 and will then be eligible to test for their CNA license. Our next class is scheduled for Dec. 10- Jan. 10, with class dismissed for the week of Christmas as well as…


October 22, 2018

FREE Classes for Seniors with Diabetes

Group of adults outdoors. Learn to manage your diabetes.

Adults and seniors with diabetes are invited to take advantage of these free classes to help you learn how to live better with diabetes. Sign up and get behind the wheel of your renewed lifestyle. Learn the answers to your questions such as: How can I lower my blood sugar? What is A1c? What can…


October 18, 2018

Medicare Open Enrollment Begins

Medicare Open Enrollment

Starting this Monday, October 15 and continuing through December 7 is the Medicare Open Enrollment period in which beneficiaries are able to look into and change their Part D and Advantage Plan options for the upcoming year. Changes must be made by December 7, or the current plan you have will carry on into next…


October 8, 2018

New CNA Class Starts October 22

15-day CNA Fast Track Class

Our next CNA Fast Track class is scheduled for Oct. 22- Nov. 15 with classes meeting Monday- Thursday each week. Class times are 8:30 AM- 5 PM each day. Enrollment deadline: Friday, October 19. Give us a call at 870-879-1440 or email CMClausen@uams.edu for details on funding options and our current self-pay special! Upon graduation,…


September 28, 2018

CNA Students Learn New Skills

CNA, Caregiver Training students practice isolation techniques.

Students in our CNA Fast Track class this week practiced isolation techniques to avoid the spread of infection, one of the many skills our students learn in preparation to test for their CNA license. Our next CNA class is scheduled to start on Monday, October 22. This class will be held Mondays- Thursdays through November…


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