UAMS Announces November Computer Classes for Seniors

By David Robinson

Classes are two hours and begin the first week of November. They are:
• Introduction to the Internet, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.
• Genealogy, Mondays and Wednesdays, noon.
• Exploring Windows 7, Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m.
• Introduction to computers, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.
• Word 7, word processing, Tuesdays and Thursday, noon..

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

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Related Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a 540,000-square-foot hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: 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 only Level 1 trauma center. UAMS has 2,836 students and 761 medical residents. 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