UAMS Announces September Computer Classes for Seniors

By Jon Parham

Class schedules for September are: 
    • Photo Editing on Mondays and Wednesdays, noon – 2 p.m. 
    • Introduction to Computers on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

The monthly cost is $40 per course for individuals and $65 for couples. An optional textbook is $15. For more information and to register for a class, call 501-603-1262.

The monthly program is administered by SeniorNet, a nonprofit volunteer group. Classes are in Room 1155 at the Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, Little Rock. The types of classes vary monthly and include lessons on the Internet, word processing, Windows XP, genealogy and spreadsheets. Times and days of the classes vary month to month, and no classes are held in December.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a new 540,000-square-foot hospital, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has 2,652 students and 733 medical residents. Its centers of excellence include the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute and the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including nearly 1,150 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. Visit or