UMC, Lubbock Offering eBook Training Class for Seniors

Published 07/11 2014 03:09PM

Updated 07/11 2014 03:12PM

LUBBOCK, TX (PRESS RELEASE) The Seniors Are Special program at UMC and the City of Lubbock Senior Program have formed a partnership to provide seniors with classes on how to better understand eBooks.

“Modern technology means that we can keep an entire library in our pockets. Whether you are a fan of fiction or non-fiction, biographies or mysteries, knowing how to use e-reading technology is a must for any modern book lover,” says Ross O’Dell, instructor.

O’Dell was born and raised in Alpine, Texas, and earned his journalism degree from Angelo State University with a personal focus in digital media. O’Dell has worked for AARP, as a web developer for small businesses, and as a computer repair technician in Reno, Nev. He has been teaching computer classes for the City of Lubbock for several years and takes great pride in his ability to communicate complicated concepts in simple, easy-to-understand terms.

The two-hour class will be held on Saturday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mae Simmons Senior Center, 2004 Oak Ave., which is located two blocks east of the American Wind Power Museum.

Please bring your Kindle or other eBook to the class. The class fee is $20 per person and pre-registration with Seniors Are Special is required. Call (806) 775-8760 for registration and additional information.

Who: UMC Health System & City of Lubbock

What: eBook training class for seniors; $20 per person

When: 10 a.m - noon, Saturday, July 26

Where: Mae Simmons Senior Center, 2004 Oak Ave.

UMC Health System is ranked among the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation for patient satisfaction by HealthGrades, and has consistently ranked among the best places to work in Texas by the Best Companies Group. More than 300,000 patients a year choose UMC.

(Press release by UMC Health System)

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