UAMS Sets SeniorNet November Workshop, Computer Classes

By Spencer Watson

The workshop, offered twice, will be taught from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Nov. 4 and again from 1:00-2:30 p.m. Nov. 6 and will cover cleaning, defragmenting and creating free space on the hard drive; removing spyware and unnecessary files; System Restore; backing up the hard drive; and deleting browsing history. Cost of attending the workshop is $15.

Computer classes begin Nov. 3. They are:

·         Fundamentals for Beginners – Windows 7, Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon

·         Navigating the Internet, Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.

·         Exploring Windows 8.1, Nov. 13 and Nov. 18, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

The cost for the month-long classes is $45, and student manuals are $15. The fee for the two-day class will be $35 including a manual. The program is administered by SeniorNet, a nonprofit volunteer group. The workshop and classes are in Room 2156 at the UAMS Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, Little Rock. 

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


UAMS is the state's only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven 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, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS' clinical enterprise including its hospital, regional clinics and clinics it operates or staffs in cooperation with other providers. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report named UAMS Medical Center the state's Best Hospital; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide; and named six areas as high performing — cancer, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. UAMS has 2,727 students, 870 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, Arkansas Childrens Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

###