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Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be held March 21

March 6, 2018 | The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop March 21 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop, which is open to the public, will be [...]

By | 2018-03-06T09:29:38+00:00 March 6th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Dementia Update Educates Health Care Professionals, Caregivers

Dec. 12, 2017 | If nothing improves in dementia care in the next three decades, then by 2050 taking care of people with dementia will cost $1 trillion annually in the United States, a guest speaker warned Dec. 2 during the Dementia Update conference at UAMS. Lyketsos, M.D., left, visits with Mark Pippenger, M.D., [...]

By | 2018-05-14T11:03:25+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Continuing Education, University News|0 Comments

Reynolds Institute Celebrates Family Caregivers

Nov. 20, 2017 | When caring for someone with dementia, it’s vital to learn to love that person for being who they are now, rather than the memory of who they were, according to all three former family caregivers who participated  on a discussion panel as part of the celebration of caregivers at the UAMS [...]

By | 2017-11-20T14:13:32+00:00 November 20th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

STOP Alzheimer’s Forum Discusses Latest Developments

Nov. 14, 2017 | The head of the world’s leading voluntary health association in Alzheimer’s care, support and research had a message for a STOP Alzheimer’s education forum: stay the course. Several dozen people filled the Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium at the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging on Oct. 30 to hear Harry [...]

By | 2017-11-14T11:59:25+00:00 November 14th, 2017|University News|0 Comments