UAMS Sets SeniorNet June Computer Classes for People 50 and Up; Free Lecture, Open House Also Slated

By Liz Caldwell

Classes begin June 2. They are:

  • Fundamentals for Beginners — Win 7,
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon.
  • Digital Photography Utilizing Picasa,
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Course fees for 16 hours of instruction are $45, and student manuals are $15. 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.

From 2-3 p.m. June 6 in the Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium on the ground floor of the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Dan Harpool, CEO of Complete Computing, will deliver a lecture — Computer Survival 101. It will cover such topics related to personal computers as buying computers, security issues, maintenance, broadband, wireless and basic problem solving.

The lecture is free and should be of interest to individuals of all ages.

A SeniorNet Open House will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 13. People are invited to visit in the lobby near the classroom, meet SeniorNet instructors and volunteers and enjoy refreshments.

For more information and to register for a class or the June 6 lecture, call (501) 603-1262, or email Joan McKinstry at seniornetjoan2@gmail.com.

For the Harpool lecture and the open house, please park on Level 3 of UAMS Parking Deck 3 and take the Sky Bridge to the Reynolds Institute on Aging.



UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; northwest Arkansas regional campus; statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,727 students, 822 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses throughout the state, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on FacebookTwitterYouTube or Instagram.

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