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Be prepared at tax time: Reminders about the forms you will need

December 9, 2019

Tax time is around the corner. Review this information and be ready when it’s time to file your return. 

Understanding medical screenings for older adults

December 9, 2019

Practicing preventive health care is wise at any age, and particularly as you get older. Use these resources to make informed and proactive health choices.

Message from the Executive Director: Resolving to support your health

December 9, 2019

Resolving to be healthier in the coming year? Your ERS health plan offers resources to help. In the long term, your commitment to a healthy lifestyle supports ERS' mission to offer competitive benefits to enhance your life. 

New year, new deductible

December 9, 2019

A new year can mean a fresh start—that includes some health insurance deductibles and coinsurance, which reset on January 1. 

Staying in Motion: 96-year-old Lula Marie Sullivan shows staying active has no age limit

December 9, 2019

For Lula Marie Sullivan, aging well and staying active go hand-in-hand, which is why her 35 years of retirement have been busy ones.

You should see this: Set your sights on healthy eyes

December 9, 2019

An eye exam can detect signs of medical problems such as diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. Learn why you’ll want to add an annual eye exam to your preventive care routine.

Save on holiday shopping with the Discount Purchase Program

December 9, 2019

It's the holiday shopping season! Save on gifts for everyone on your list through the Discount Purchase Program. 

Traveling for the Holidays? Pack these essentials

November 14, 2019

Holiday travel plans? Be sure to pack the essentials—a toothbrush, healthy snacks and your medication! View  these reminders to help prevent unexpected medical issues from spoiling your trip. 

Missed the Staying Connected retiree fair? View the presentations

October 4, 2019

ERS welcomed hundreds of retirees to the 2019 Staying Connected retiree fairs. If you were unable to attend, you can still view presentations by ERS Executive Director Porter Wilson and benefit plan representatives.

Fall enrollment for Medicare-enrolled retirees begins Oct. 28

September 9, 2019

Medicare-enrolled retirees may make changes to their health, dental, vision and life insurance coverage  during Fall Enrollment, October 28 through November 15. 

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