Retirement Planning: Ent is partnering with the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) Agency on Aging to present a FREE retirement planning class series. Get the tools to jump-start your retirement planning.

Social Security 101: People approaching retirement age, adult children and others have many questions regarding social security. This class covers many of the common retirement topics.

Medicare 101: Medicare 101 is designed to answer questions and provide information to help older adults make the most informed choices as they transition from employment into active retirement.

Area Agency on Aging and Ent Retirement Series

Planning to retire?  Plan to attend!  

For the sixth consecutive year, Ent is partnering with the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) Agency on Aging to present FREE retirement prep classes. Find out the latest information on Social Security and Medicare plus how to plan for the financial, medical, legal and even social impacts of retirement. Attend one or all five for great information and tools to jump-start your retirement planning

Monday, April 20 – 5:30 PM: Estate Planning – Learn about wills, medical and financial powers of attorney, living wills and creating a vital information list that includes the physical location of your will and a personal contacts list. Presenter: Skip Morgan, Attorney at Law

Monday, April 27 – 5:30 PM: Realities of Retirement  Realities of Retirement will assist people of all ages to determine how much they will need in order to retire with the lifestyle they want.  This session will assist with guiding your unique picture of what is needed for your personal retirement plan.  Presenter: Skip Wells, V. P. Education, Ent Credit Union

Monday, May 4 – 5:30 PM: Meaning and Purpose – Hooray!  You don’t have to go to work!  So now what!  Just as you can benefit from financial planning for retirement, so you can benefit from planning for a sense of meaning and purpose.  This session invites you to think about how you can create the life you want in your retirement phase of life.  Presenter:  Sara Honn Qualls, Ph.D., UCCS Gerontology Center Director

Monday, May 11 – 5:30 PM: Medicare 101 – Putting it all together with Medicare A, B and D coverage and enrollment options plus other insurance choices.   Presenter: Roma Costanza,  SHIP Coordinator/Case Manager, PPACG Area Agency on Aging

Monday, May 18 – 4:00 PM: Social Security 101 – An overview of retirement, spousal, survivor, child, and disability benefits plus the qualifications and application process for each. Presenter Josh Weller, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Administration

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Social Security 101

 

People approaching retirement age, adult children and others have many questions regarding social security. This class covers many of the common retirement topics including:

* Eligibility for retirement

* How age affects retirement benefit

* How work affects retirement benefit

* How non-covered pensions (PERA) can potentially affect your Retirement and Survivor benefits.

 

Upcoming Classes 4:00-5:30 PM

Call (719) 471-2096 to attend in-person

In Person Classes

February 24, 2020
May 18, 2020
August 10, 2020
November 9, 2020

 

Click the link below the class to register to attend the live webinar.

Online Webinar

March 30, 2020
July 1, 2020
September 28, 2020

Medicare 101

 

 

Retiring adults experience a continual need for correct, accurate information as they transition from employment into active retirement.  Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older and those who are eligible for Social Security based on a disability.

The different parts of Medicare help cover specific services:

  • Part A covers inpatient hospital stays, rehabilitation in a skilled nursing facility, hospice care, and some home health care.
  • Part B covers doctors’ services, outpatient care, medical supplies, and preventive services.
  • Part D adds prescription drug coverage to Medicare.

The Area Agency on Aging and Senior Insurance Assistance department, the State Health Insurance Program (SHIP), has been at the forefront of this emerging boom to provide up to date, current insurance information.  These SHIP counselors are trained experts who do not sell or endorse any insurance products.  Medicare 101 is designed to answer questions and provide information to help older adults make the most informed choices.

Upcoming Classes –

Live and Webinar: 9:00-11:00 AM
March 16
April 20
May 18

Live and Webinar: 5:30-7:30 PM
February 27
March 26
April 23

Medicare 101 PPLD Partnership Program – RSVP to PPLD Classes at 719-531-6333 option 2
February 20, Penrose Library
March 19, Library 21C
April 21, Ruth Holly Library

Call (719) 471-2096 to attend in-person or Click the link below the class to register to attend via virtual webinar.

February 27 at 5:30 PM

Webinar Note: For assistance with arranging a “watch party” or coordinating a group in your area, please call Jessica at 719-471-7080 x139 or email jmcmullen@ppacg.org