//Tag:Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative

Impaired Driving is Focus at 18th Annual Geriatrics Conference

Oct. 3, 2017 | It’s a subject that Germaine Odenheimer, M.D., finds harder to talk about to patients than having a terminal illness: impaired driving, and that’s what she wanted to speak about to the audience at the 18th annual Geriatric Update and Long-term Care Conference held at UAMS. “One of the reasons I got [...]

By | 2017-10-04T13:59:25+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be held Feb. 23

EL DORADO – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop on Feb. 23 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. [...]

By | 2017-02-03T14:06:29+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Hosts 17th Annual Geriatrics Conference

Oct. 4, 2016 | During the 17th annual Geriatrics and Long-Term Care Update recently at UAMS, about 160 geriatrics professionals and educators learned what’s new in caring for older patients, giving them the tools to achieve what a guest speaker called “the Triple Aim.” The Triple Aim is a set of goals developed at the [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:42:34+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Aging, University News|0 Comments

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

Sept. 28, 2016 | 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 | 2017-05-18T11:14:11+00:00 September 28th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

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

Sept. 6, 2016 | 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 [...]

By | 2017-05-18T11:30:49+00:00 September 6th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments