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Social Security, Medicare focus of retirement sessions

Mar. 6, 2012, 9:15 AM


To help employees plan for their transition to retirement, Human Resources will sponsor two free retirement sessions in March.

The sessions are designed for employees aged 62 and older, but everyone is welcome to attend regardless of age or participation in a retirement plan. Experts on Social Security and Medicare will discuss eligibility, enrollment and benefits. There will be plenty of time for Q&A at the end of each session.

Fidelity will provide free lunches from the Copper Kettle for the first 100 registered participants. Please note that you need to register by the specified date to guarantee a lunch.

March 14, noon-1 p.m.

Student Life Center, Ballroom A

Social Security Benefits in Retirement

  • Retirement benefits
  • Survivor benefits
  • Medicare

Register online by March 12 to guarantee a lunch.

March 28, noon-1 p.m.

Student Life Center, Board of Trust Room

Medicare and Retirement

  • Original Medicare & Medicare Advantage: Eligibility, enrollment, coverage and billing
  • Medicare and Prescription Drug Costs: Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D), Extra Help (LIS), other sources of help
  • Medicare Supplement or Medigap Insurance: Standardized plans, enrollment deadlines, rights and protections
  • Medicare & Other Insurance: Employee plans, VA, TRICARE for Life
  • Medicare and TennCare/Medicaid
  • Long-term care insurance

Register online by March 26 to guarantee a lunch.

Contact: Employee Service Center, (615) 343-7000