UW Retirement Association

Retirement transitions

Retirement Transitions workshops will be held on January 14, 21, and 28, 2015. Registration will open soon. Send an email to UWRA to receive registration details for the winter workshops when they become available.

Winter workshop topics:
  • Who’s Got Your Back? Growing Older Without Kids (whether you have them or not!), led by Liz Taylor of Aging Deliberately.
  • Your Choices in End-of-Life Planning, led by Jim Green, retiree of the UW Anthropology department, where his courses included one that became known as The Death Class. His book Beyond the Good Death: The Anthropology of Modern Dying was published in 2008.
  • “Into that Good Night:” How It Happens and the Legacy We Leave, led by Jim Green

Workshops will be held from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. on the UW Seattle campus.

Future Transitions topics may include Estate Planning; Understanding and Evaluating Long-Term Care Insurance Policies; and Eldercare (Caring for Aging Loved Ones).

See also the retirement and financial planning workshops offered through UW Benefits, which are described here.