UAMS Sets Special iPad Workshop and February Computer Classes for People 50 and Up

By David Robinson

The iPad workshop is from 4 – 5:30 p.m. and costs $15. Some of the topics covered include the use of Wi-Fi with 3G, data plans with 3G, how to download books, how to print, and popular apps.

The regular, monthly computer classes begin Wednesday, Feb. 1. They are:
• Intro to Computers,, Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.- noon
• Digital Photography, Mondays and Wednesdays, 1 – 3 p.m.
• File Management, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 – noon
• Intro to Word 2007, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1. – 3 p.m.

The monthly cost is $45 per course for individuals and $75 for couples. An optional textbook is $15.

Both the workshop and the monthly classes are 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, or contact

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 hospital; 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 for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. Named best Little Rock metropolitan area hospital by U.S. News & World Report, it is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has more than 2,800 students and 775 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’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. Visit or