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MSURA Meetings & Speakers 2017

All MSU retirees, spouses and friends are welcome. No prior registration is required. TIME: The second Monday of each month, September through May. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. for refreshments; program starts at 2:00 p.m. LOCATION: MSU Federal Credit Union Farm Lane Branch Office, 4825 E. Mt. Hope Road | Map, East Lansing.

Monday, Dec. 11, Teresa Irish, Author & Speaker, A Thousand Letters Home, the Journey of the Letters

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 10AM to 11:30AM Location: IM Sports East, Multi-Purpose Room  Medicare 101 No matter where you're headed in life, Medicare will be part of it helping to protect your health and wallet. AARP is here to help you get to know your Medicare, so you can get the most out of your coverage. We will break down Medicare's parts, choices and deadlines so you can figure out what will work best for you. Because when you're confident Medicare has you covered, you can focus on turning your life goals into real possibilities. for details click on AARP & IM Sponsored Events for MSURA

Monday, Jan. 8, Ron Flinn, Author, Rendezvous with MSU: Building a Campus Aligned with MSU’s Evolving Mission and Stature

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 10AM to Noon Location: IM Sports East, Multi-Purpose Room Life Reimagined Life Reimagined offers a unique opportunity for individuals to take inventory of their accomplishments and guide them to identify their, “What’s Next”. This session offers participants the opportunity to reflect on their lives, identify new or existing goals and develop a plan to accomplish these goals. We offer a positive, supportive environment, allowing participants to discuss and plan their next steps.

Monday, Feb. 12, Regina Cross, Director of Travel, MSU Alumni Office, Travel Opportunities and Tips for the MSURA Community

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 10AM to Noon Location: IM Sports East, Multi-Purpose Room AARP HomeFit Program The AARP HomeFit program was developed to educate older adults how to navigate all living spaces independently to allow them to remain in their own homes as they age. Participants receive information on how to easily evaluate their own home for “livability” should they themselves or one of their family members become unable to use stairs, or must rely on assistive devices. It is designed help individuals plan for independence, choice and dignity as they age. Participants will receive a personal copy of the AARP Home Fit Guide.

Monday, March 5, 2018 MSU Florida Retirees Group annual meeting, Pier 22 Restaurant, 1200 1st Avenue West, Bradenton FL 34205 Contact Marsh Hestenes hestenes@msu.edu for more information.

Monday, March 12, Roger Baldwin, MSURA Vice President, New Visions of Retirement and the “Age-Friendly” University.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10AM to Noon Location: IM Sports East, Multi-Purpose Room Getting To Know Apps  Introductory class on how to use your mobile device (mobile phone, iPad, tablet, etc.)

Monday, April. 9, Bob Hoffman, Public Relations Manager, Wharton Center, What’s Up at Wharton: New Initiatives and a Preview of the Upcoming Season

Monday, May 7, MSURA Annual Meeting Kellogg Center, 11:00am - 2:00pm

BOARD MEETINGS:   Board of Directors meetings are normally held on the Wednesday prior to each member speaker meeting at 10:00 AM, unless otherwise listed below, in room 125 Nisbet Bldg.

2017  4/5, 4/26 September 6, 2017; October 4; November 8; December 6.  January 3, 2018; February 7; March 7; April 4; May 2, 2018.

Members of MSURA are persons officially designated as retired by the Michigan State University Board of Trustees, and their spouses or surviving spouses, (b) upon their written request, persons retired from other employment who had formerly been employed or appointed to adjunct positions by Michigan State University, and their spouses or surviving spouses, and (c) active Michigan State University employees who pay an annual subscription fee as set by the Board of Directors of MSURA.

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