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Two Schmieding-Trained Brothers Provide Care for Mother, Each Other

Nov. 25, 2015 | Brothers Ronald and J.C. Skipper don’t need to tell you about the virtues of home caregiving and love of family. They can just show it to you. When their mother, Willie Mae Skipper, began showing symptoms of vascular dementia at her home in Clarksdale, Miss., J.C. Skipper moved her to his [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|Featured, Medical News, University News|0 Comments

Caregiving Enriches Caregiver, Leads to Rewarding Career

Nov. 17, 2015 | Long lives can radiate wisdom and even joy. Home caregiver Sue Carter, of Elkins, knows an invisible benefit of her chosen occupation is being able to bask in that radiant warmth. Sue Carter talks about caregiving during an interview in 2014. Sue has been caring for and learning from [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|Medical News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS/Schmieding Program Earns New Designation, Potentially Extending Caregiver Curriculum in New Avenues

LITTLE ROCK – The UAMS/ Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program has been designated as an intermediate-level, evidence-based health promotion program, making it possible for other caregiver training providers to seek federal funds to purchase the program’s curriculum materials and through them expand the program’s reach and positive influence. The Arkansas Department of Human Services-Division of [...]

By | November 16th, 2015|News Release|0 Comments

Daughter Sees Aging Through Mother’s Eyes

Nov. 10, 2015 | When Denise Henderson contacted the UAMS Schmieding Caregiver Program, she was searching for help in knowing the best way to care for her mother, who had trouble seeing and breathing. Henderson’s mother, who lived in Hot Springs, had glaucoma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a disease in which a person’s internal [...]

By | November 10th, 2015|Medical News, University News|0 Comments