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UAMS sets SeniorNet Oct. classes for ages 50+
UAMS sets SeniorNet Oct. classes for ages 50+

LITTLE ROCK — Computer classes — Fundamentals for Beginners, Introduction to Computers, Tips and Tricks for iPad and iPhone and Exploring Windows 10  ­— and a special workshop — Exploring the Internet — will be taught in October for people ages 50 and older at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging.

Computer classes and workshops begin Oct. 5. They are:

·         Exploring the Internet, Oct. 5, 7 and 9, 10 a.m. to noon.

·         Tips and Tricks for the iPad and iPhone, Oct. 5, 7 and 9, 1-2:30 p.m.

·         Fundamentals for Beginners, Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 5-26, 1-3 p.m.

·         Introduction to Computers, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 6-29, 1-3 p.m.

·         Exploring Windows 10, Oct. 27, 1-3 p.m.

Class fees range from $10 to $35, depending on the length of the class. The program is administered by SeniorNet, a nonprofit volunteer group. Classes are in Room 2156 at the UAMS Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, Little Rock. 

For more information and to register for classes, call (501) 603-1262, or email Joan McKinstry at seniornetjoan2@gmail.com.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a northwest Arkansas regional campus; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,890 students and 782 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS regional centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com, or find us on Facebook.

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