Through a grant by HRSA, we are able to provide family caregivers and the community programs surrounding the care of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Sign up for a program near you or request one on location for large groups!

Dementia Workshop For Unpaid Family Caregivers

Family Caregiver Workshop – Dementia

Free 3-4 hour workshops free to public statewide instructed by a UAMS Nurse Educator. The workshop will present an overview of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and provide caregiving tips that contribute to maintaining respect, dignity and quality of life for the person living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Contact Us for more information o for more information or view our calendar for a location near you!

Dementia Simulation Experience For Community/Groups

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Experience Tours

The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Experience: Take a Walk in Their Shoes are 5-10 minute per person tours that are presented at our Centers on Aging as a half/full day event and can be requested as a free special event on-location for large groups including communities of faith and employees at senior living centers and medical facilities in Arkansas. Contact Us for more information  for more information or view our calendar for a location near you!

For all our community programs, Contact Us online here for more information or select a Center on Aging Location below to learn more information: 

The 8 Centers on Aging serve a segment of all 75 counties in the state. Select a Location Near You

El Dorado
Fort Smith
Hot Springs
Jonesboro
Little Rock
Pine Bluff
Springdale
Texarkana

TESTIMONIALS from Alzheimer’s Experience Programs this past year: 

“This training provided us with a much greater understanding of our elders and their everyday struggles in life. We have all been changed by this experience forever. I highly recommend the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Experience to anyone working in our environment.”

– Alzheimer’s Dementia Experience, Good Shepard Assisted Living Little Rock

 

“This was a very enlightening experience! Thanks for taking the time to present to us!”
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“This was a very enlightening experience. Hope it increases my empathy and patience.”

– Alzheimer’s Dementia Experience, Home Hospice Care

COA

8 Centers on Aging provide AGEC programs for Family Caregivers in the state of Arkansas