Families provide 80% of the long-term care in this country, and the need for information is great and growing. To meet this need, the Schmieding Center is offering our free program titled Family Caregiver Workshop: Dementia. This program presents an overview of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. It will provide caregiving tips that help maintain respect, dignity, and quality of life for person’s living with these […]
The Schmieding Center is offering a free program on September 8, 2017, from 9:00am to 3:00pm that will increase your understanding and empathy for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias!
Our program, Alzheimer’s Experience: Take A Walk in Their Shoes, simulates the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The program will help health care providers and caregivers with their awareness of care options and […]
March 17, 2017 | It was smiles all around at Match Day 2017, because for the first time in several years, all of the graduating class of the UAMS College of Medicine “matched” with a residency after medical school.
Starting at 11 a.m. Central Time on March 17 simultaneously across the nation, senior medical students opened the envelopes to reveal where they had matched to […]
Addressing Senior Hunger
“For service providers and policy makers to fully understand how best to serve the aging population, older adult issues need to be illuminated and demystified. The senior population in Arkansas will only continue to grow, and it is past time for the state to develop long-lasting strategies to eliminate hunger and food insecurity in the older adult population.
There are many groups around the state […]