September 14, 2016

UAMS Sets SeniorNet October Computer Classes for People 50 and Up

Sept. 14, 2016 | Two computer classes — Introduction to Computers and Microsoft Excel —  and two workshops — Just Google It! and Fundamentals of Outlook — will be taught in October for people ages 50 and older at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging.

Classes begin Oct. 3. The schedule is:

  • Fundamentals of Outlook, Oct. 3 & 5, 10 a.m.-noon.
  • Introduction to Computers, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 4-27, 10 a.m.-noon.
  • Microsoft Excel, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 4-27, 1-3 p.m.
  • Just Google It!, Oct. 12, 1-3 p.m.

Course fees for 16 hours of instruction are $45 and manuals are $15. The cost for workshops varies depending on the number and length of classes. 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.

For more information and to register for classes, call (501) 603-1262, email or visit

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