UW Retirement Association

Retirement transitions

Retirement Transitions workshops were held in January.

Winter workshop topics:
  • January 14: Who’s Got Your Back? Growing Older Without Kids (whether you have them or not!), led by Liz Taylor of Aging Deliberately. More information….
  • January 21: 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. More information….
  • January 28: “Into that Good Night”: How It Happens and the Legacy We Leave, led by Jim Green. More information….

The next Transitions series is projected for Fall 2015. Topics may include Non-Financial Retirement Planning; Understanding Encore; Estate Planning; Understanding and Evaluating Long-Term Care Insurance Policies; and Eldercare (Caring for Aging Loved Ones). Send an email to UWRA to receive registration details for these workshops when they become available.

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

See also the National Association of Insurance Commissioners web page on long-term care insurance.