Your ERS Connection Retiree News

Your ERS Connection Retiree News

 

 


Texercise

March 11, 2019

The Texas Health and Human Services (HHSC) Texercise initiative encourages individuals and communities to adopt healthy lifestyle habits, such as regular physical activity and good nutrition.

Executive Director's Corner

March 11, 2019

Last year, ERS distributed more than $2.3 billion in annuity payments to nearly 110,000 retirees and their beneficiaries.
 

Pneumococcal disease prevention

March 11, 2019

As you age, you are at greater risk of getting pneumococcal disease, an illness caused by a common bacteria called Streptococcus pneumoniae.
 

Form 1099-R

March 11, 2019

 You should have gotten your Form 1099-R in the mail if you got a payment from ERS in 2018.
 

Staying in Motion

March 11, 2019

Health and wellness is a personal journey. No matter your age, sustained moderate physical activity improves cardiovascular health, brain health, and bone density and strength. This month, we bring you the story of one retiree who has found that, more than 5,000 miles from Texas, her ERS health plan helps her embrace wellness.
 

Who will be our next trustee?

March 11, 2019

This year, you will have the opportunity to vote for a representative to serve on the ERS Board of Trustees. 
 

ERS Board update

March 11, 2019

In December 2018, Jeanie Wyatt resigned from the ERS Board of Trustees. Speaker Straus named James Kee, Ph.D., to serve the remainder of Ms. Wyatt’s term, which expires August 31, 2020.
 

Losing teeth is no laughing matter

March 11, 2019

Did you know only about one-quarter of seniors have their original teeth? Taking good care of your teeth is crucial, especially as you get older.
 

ERS annuity payments

March 11, 2019

Generally, direct-deposit annuities are sent on the last business day of the month. Paper checks are mailed on the last business day of the month.
 

Discount Purchase Program

March 11, 2019

Spring has sprung! Take advantage of the  great deals available through the Discount Purchase Program. 
 
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