Your ERS Connection Retiree News



Fall Enrollment is around the corner

September 7, 2018
If you are a retiree enrolled in Medicare, you can make changes to health and optional benefits for yourself and your dependents during Fall Enrollment.

Add a new toothbrush to your cleaning list

September 7, 2018
Mops, dusters and sponges are just a few things that come to mind when you think about cleaning. But have you thought about a new toothbrush to freshen up your oral hygiene routine?

Introducing Lacy Wolff, ERS' new health promotion administrator

September 7, 2018
ERS created my position of health promotion administrator to expand access to wellness resources for ERS members in all phases of life.

Staying in Motion

September 6, 2018
Wellness tip: Learning and practicing a breathing technique is life changing, giving an instant boost to health and immune function.

Protecting yourself from shingles: Here's what you need to know about the new vaccine

September 6, 2018
Did you know the same virus that causes chickenpox also causes shingles? If you had chickenpox in the past, the virus can reactivate years later and cause shingles.

The bugs are biting

September 6, 2018 Few things can annoy you as much as the sound of a buzzing mosquito. These pests are more than bothersome. Some mosquitos can make you sick.

Discount Purchase Program

September 6, 2018
With offers on electronics, glasses and more, your Discount Purchase ProgramSM has something for everyone.

ERS annuity payments

September 6, 2018
Generally, direct-deposit annuities are sent on the last business day of the month and paper checks are mailed on the second-to-last business day of the month.

Need to make changes to your benefits?

June 5, 2018
If you are not enrolled in Medicare, your Summer Enrollment phase will be between Monday, July 16 and Friday, July 27. You will have the opportunity to make benefit changes for yourself and/or your dependents.

Reminder: Be on the lookout for your new Medicare card

June 5, 2018
If you are enrolled in Medicare, be on the lookout for your new Medicare card in the mail. In April 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) started mailing replacement Medicare cards to all Medicare beneficiaries.
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