UAMS Delta Center on Aging

Carma Shumake MSN, APRN, Director of Education

1393 Hwy 242 South
UAMS East Regional Campus
Helena, AR


Family Caregiver Workshops

Shot of a young woman going for a walk with her elderly mother in the garden

Free four-hour workshops offered in the community designed to increase family members’ knowledge of caregiving for older adults in the home. We offer an Alzheimer’s/Dementia Workshop and a Physical Skills Workshop. Workshops can be scheduled at your location for groups of ten or more. This workshop is provided by the UAMS Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program curriculum.


A program that evaluates your fall risk and provides ideas and ways to keep from falling.

Walk With Ease

A six-week program with certified walking leader exploring the benefits of walking such as improve overall health, reduce pain and discomfort of arthritis, increase balance, strength and pace.