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UAMS Sets Senior Net January Computer Classes for People 50 and Up

 LITTLE ROCK — Two computer classes — Introduction to Computers and Fundamentals for Beginners —  and two workshops — iPhone & iPad Workshop and Basic Computer Maintenance — will be taught in January for people ages 50 and older at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging.

Courses begin Jan. 3. The schedule is:

  • Introduction to Computers, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 3-26, 1-3 p.m.
  • Fundamentals for Beginners, Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 4-30, 10 a.m.-noon.
  • iPhone & iPad Workshop, Jan. 23, 25 & 27, 1:30-3 p.m.
  • Basic Computer Maintenance, Jan. 24, 10 a.m.-noon.

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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