/Tag:Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging

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

Geriatrics and Long-Term Care Update to be Held Sept. 22-24 at UAMS

LITTLE ROCK — Physicians, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, long-term care administrators, social workers and the public are invited to the 17th annual Geriatrics and Long-Term Care Update from Sept. 22- 24 at the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging on the campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Registration closes Sept. 9. The [...]

By | August 31st, 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

Coping with Dementia Focus of Free Lecture Series Presented by UAMS Reynold Institute’s Walker Memory Center

LITTLE ROCK — A series of free lunchtime lectures focused on coping with dementia will be held on Wednesdays through Sept. 14 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. Presented by the Reynolds Institute’s Walker Memory Center, each one-hour “Lunch and Learn — For Patients and Families” [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|News Release|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

Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Gives $1.5 Million for Endowed Chair at UAMS Reynolds Institute on Aging

LITTLE ROCK — To establish the Wes Smith Distinguished Chair in Geriatrics for Longevity, Health Promotion and Frailty Prevention, the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has given a $1.5 million grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. An endowed chair is the highest academic honor a university [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

STOP Alzheimer’s Forum Focuses on Women

May 20, 2016 | Nearly two-thirds of people with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and a STOP Alzheimer’s education forum audience recently found out how, in some cases, estrogen-replacement might help some perimenopausal women to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s dementia. James Simpkins speaks to the STOP Alzheimer's audience about his research into the linkage [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Friends of UAMS – Hot Springs Hosts Inaugural Event

May 17, 2016 | The inaugural Friends of UAMS – Hot Springs kicked off May 10 with a gathering of more than 100 business and community leaders from across south central Arkansas at the Hot Springs lakeside home of Barbara and Don Munro. Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D. speaks to the assembled crowd from the [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|University News|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