Successful retirement means making a number of important decisions and planning ahead for financial, medical, legal and other retirement options. The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments’ Area Agency on Aging is extending our traditional Medicare 101 classes and with Ent Credit Union we are teaming up to offer a series of four classes to provide the knowledge and tools soon-to-be retirees need. Adults 55-65 or those planning to retire in the next five years are encouraged to attend.
All classes are 6:00 pm-7:30 pm at PPACG Area Agency on Aging, 14 S. Chestnut and are free of charge. Registration is required and class sizes are limited so please call (719) 471-2096 to reserve your place.
- Tuesday, May 2: Retirement By Design — This course will help you successfully meet the nonfinancial challenges of retirement such as finding new purpose and identity away from work, building new social networks, and adjusting to 24-hour togetherness. Presenter: Sara Honn Qualls, Ph.D, Director, UCCS Aging Center and Gerontology Center
- Tuesday, May 9: Social Security Benefits — This seminar will cover the basics of Social Security, including options for receiving your retirement benefits. Presenter: Josh Weller, Public Affairs Specialist, SSA
- Tuesday, May 16: Medicare — Learn about Medicare A, B, and D Medicare coverage, enrollment options, and other insurance choices. Presenter: Roma Costanza, SHIP Medicare Specialist/Case Manager Area Agency on Aging
- Tuesday, May 23: Estate Planning 101— This class covers wills, medical and financial powers of attorney, living wills and creating a vital information list, including the location of your will and a list of personal contacts. Presenter: Skip Morgan, Attorney-at-Law
About the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments
The Pikes Peak region’s 16 local governments join together in PPACG to collaborate on issues that cross political boundaries and to reach solutions that benefit the entire region. PPACG provides direct services to citizens through the PPACG Area Agency on Aging and the State Health Insurance Assistance Program. PPACG is also the region’s designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation and its air- and water-quality lead planning agency.
About Ent Credit Union
Ent Credit Union is the leading financial institution in southern Colorado with more than $4.7 billion in assets and more than 280,000 members. The credit union provides a full range of financial solutions through 27 service centers, online, mobile and telephone banking services, a Colorado call center and both a consumer and a mortgage loan center. Ent is a not-for-profit, community-chartered credit union with membership open to businesses and individuals who live, work, worship or attend school in Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, El Paso, Fremont, Jefferson, Pueblo and Teller counties, as well as select communities in Weld and Adams counties. Ent is an Equal Housing and Equal Opportunity Lender, federally insured by the NCUA. Learn more at Ent.com.