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Caregivers, Health Care Providers to Experience Symptoms of Dementia at Oct. 19 Simulation

HOT SPRINGS – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host an event Oct.19 to simulate the symptoms of Azlheimer’s disease and dementia . “The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Experience: Take a Walk in Their Shoes” will be held 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Schmieding Home Caregiver [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Sept. 20 Simulation to Allow Caregivers to Experience Symptoms of Dementia

JONESBORO – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host a free event Sept. 20 to simulate the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. “The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Experience: Take a Walk in Their Shoes” will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Schmieding Home Caregiver [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS’ Sue Griffin, Ph.D., Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award by Alzheimer’s Association

July 25, 2016 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Sue T. Griffin, Ph.D., recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alzheimer’s Association at its International Conference in Toronto. Griffin has made groundbreaking contributions in the study of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions. She is the Alexa and William T. Dillard professor [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be held June 28

JONESBORO – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop June 28 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be held June 30

WALNUT RIDGE – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop June 30 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be held June 17

LITTLE ROCK – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop June 17 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop will be held 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be held March 7

LITTLE ROCK – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop March 7 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at [...]

By | February 17th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be held Jan. 19

EL DORADO – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop Jan. 19 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop will be held 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Daughter Finds Help as Caregiver for Aging Parents

Nov. 4, 2015 | Cora Lee and Arthur “Ott” Ray had been partners in life for many years as they raised their children in Hot Springs. So when Cora Lee — long after the children had grown up and moved away — was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, Ott took that partnership another step as he [...]

By | November 4th, 2015|Medical News, University News|0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Disease Panel Draws Capacity Crowd

Feb. 25, 2015 | About 150 people filled the Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium at the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging to capacity Feb. 10 to hear presentations and take part in a question-and-answer discussion of Alzheimer's disease.

By | February 25th, 2015|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments