November 13, 2019

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Christmas Wreaths

Thank you to all who participated in our Christmas Wreath Workshop this week! We’d also like to thank the White Hall Community Center for providing space for us to hold this event. November is National Family Caregiver Awareness Month AND National Home Care Month! Keep an eye on our website UAMScaregiving.org/PineBluff for upcoming events, including…


November 4, 2019

Walk with Ease: Say YES to Your Health!

Group of adults outdoors. Learn to manage your diabetes.

Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease: a 6-Week Walking Program Presented By: South Central Center on Aging – UAMS Participation is FREE! Walk with Ease was developed for adults with arthritis but it is also good for anyone who wants to be more active.  The only pre-requisite is to be able to be on your feet for…


October 18, 2019

Next CNA Fast Track Starts Monday, Nov. 4

New students have two weeks left to enroll in our next CNA Fast Track Class, which starts Monday, November 4, 2019. The deadline to register is Friday, November 1. Learn the skills needed to pass the state CNA exam in just 15 days! This class will graduate on Friday, November 22. Classes are held Monday-…


October 15, 2019

Medicare Open Enrollment Scams

Medicare Open Enrollment Scams

Medicare recipients may change their Medicare health and prescription drug plans during the yearly Open Enrollment period from October 15- December 7. Scam artists also typically seek to prey on Medicare recipients during this time. Know what to watch for to avoid falling victim to these scams. A common scam is a caller offering you…


October 9, 2019

Senior Day at the Fair in Pine Bluff

Senior Day at the Fair- Pine Bluff

Nicole Bates and Mary Beth Clark represented the South Central Center on Aging at Student and Senior Citizen Day at the Southeast District Fair in Pine Bluff last Thursday, Oct. 3. They had a great time with members of the Pine Bluff community, empowering seniors to avoid scams and recognize and report suspicious Medicare billing….


October 4, 2019

Medicare Open Enrollment Starts Oct. 15

Medicare, Medicare Fraud, Open Enrollment

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period runs October 15 through December 7 and is the time of year when you can make changes to your Medicare coverage. You can make as many changes as you need to your Medicare coverage during Medicare’s Open Enrollment. The last change you make will take effect on January 1, 2020. Take…


September 22, 2019

Prostate Cancer Awareness

Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation Director of Programs, Kanesha Adams encouraged men at the DeWitt Senior Living Center to stay current with their prostate cancer screenings. 1 in 7 men will be affected by prostate cancer in their lives. Kanesha hopes more men will become advocates for themselves any stay engaged and up to date with…


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…


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