The Office of Work-Life will present the annual retirement planning conference for UK Faculty & Staff on Friday, October 31. This popular conference will include presentations on UK Retirement Benefits, Social Security, and specially-themed workshops, keynote addresses, and panel discussions. Registration has now closed.
Work-Life Retirement Planning Conference
What You Need to Know:
The Office of Work-Life presents annual retirement planning conferences for UK Faculty & Staff. These popular conferences include presentations on UK Retirement Benefits, Social Security, and specially-themed workshops, keynote addresses, and panel discussions.
2014 Making the Most of Your Retirement Conference
October 31, 2014
Grand Ballroom - UK Student Center
Thinking about retirement? In the process of retiring? We have the conference for you! Please join us for our annual Making the Most of Your Retirement Conference. This year, we welcome John E. Nelson, author of What Color is Your Parachute? for Retirement as our keynote speaker. Registration is now open and is FREE for all UK faculty and staff.
Registration has now closed for "Making the Most of Your Retirement" on Friday, October 31 and for "Purposeful Retirement: Planning Your Next Stage of Life" on Saturday, November 1.
7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.: Check-In and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Facts About Your Social Security
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Break
Understanding Your UK Retiree Benefits
Retirement From a Legal Perspective - Documents Everyone Needs Now
Keeping a Healthy Mind and Positive Outlook Throughout Retirement
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Break
The Business Cycle Approach to Asset Allocation of Your Retirement Account--Fidelity
Global Market Perspectives and The Recovery: What It Means and Where Do We Go From Here?--TIAA-CREF
12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Lunch Keynote: What Color is Your Parachute? for Retirement
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.: Break
Panel Discussion: UK Retirees (session currently filled)
Understanding Your UK Retiree Prescription Benefits (session currently filled)
Conversations with Marie Smart: Caregiving and the Retiree
NEW this year! Please join us for a half-day (9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.) seminar with author and speaker John E. Nelson to discuss how we can plan for a purposeful retirement.
SATURDAY, November 1: Purposeful Retirement: Planning Your Next Stage of Life
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Place: Charles T. Wethington, Jr. Building, 127 Commons Room
Meals: Lunch is provided around 11:30 a.m.
Emerging research shows the importance of addressing the social and psychological aspects of retirement as well as financial security. This seminar will help you employee new concepts and practical approaches. You'll identify sources of meaning and purpose for your next stage of life, and learn how to stay engaged and connected after you retire. You'll also explore new approaches to your health and medical care, and understand the financial connections to happiness.
Understand the elements of well-being in retirement.
Develop goals and objectives based on your personal values.
Identify action steps to take for creating the life you want to live.
Directions from Parking Structure to Event
To access the Charles T. Wethington, Jr. Building from parking structure #8, please use the crosswalk to cross Limestone Avenue (see map for location information). The Wethington Building will be on your left. Please follow retirement conference signs to the entrance of the Commons Room.
- UK Employee Benefits
- UK Work-Life
A number of exhibitors will be available during the conference on Friday, October 31, and attendees are encouraged to visit their tables throughout the day.
- Donovan Fellowship for Academic Scholars
- Fidelity Investments
- Kentucky Small Business Development Center
- The MPM Group, LLC
- Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UK
- Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
- Social Security Administration
- UK Career Development
- UK Employee Benefits
- UK Federal Credit Union
- UK Health & Wellness
- UK HealthCare Volunteer Services
- UK Training & Development
- UK Women's Club
- UK Work-Life
- United Way