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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

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

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 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

UAMS Opens, Celebrates Schmieding Caregiver Training Site in El Dorado

Oct. 8, 2013 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging today celebrated the opening of the Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program in El Dorado, providing new opportunities for the elderly to stay in their homes as they age.

By | October 8th, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Opens Schmieding Caregiver Training Program in Little Rock

April 16, 2013 | Providing new opportunities for the elderly to stay in their homes as they age, the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging celebrated the opening April 15 of the Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program in Little Rock.

By | April 16th, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Fort Smith Becomes State’s Fifth Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Site

<p class="content">LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation today celebrated the opening of the Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program in Fort Smith, providing new opportunities for the elderly to stay in their homes as they age. </p>

By | January 24th, 2013|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

Fort Smith Becomes State’s Fifth Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Site

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation today celebrated the opening of the Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program in Fort Smith, providing new opportunities for the elderly to stay in their homes as they age.

By | January 24th, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Caregivers to Elderly Find Hometown Help With UAMS Schmieding

Dec. 28, 2012 | Ronald Ort didn’t know how he was going to take care of his 94-year-old mother when the time came that she needed daily care. With no training and no medical background, Ort questioned how he was going to assist his mother with her care needs.

By | December 28th, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments