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LifeSpan Services: PRe-Retirement Resources

Pre-Retirement Seminar

Each year the Office of Work, Life and Engagement and the JHU Benefits Office sponsor Pre-Retirement Planning Programs for Faculty & Senior Staff and for Support Staff at JHU. Employees 55 and over are invited to a day-long seminar that covers a wide range of topics from financial decision-making to navigating the Social Security process. For more information, please contact the LifeSpan Services Manager.

Navigating the Retirement Transition

The Office of Work, Life and Engagement offers a holistic pre-retirement planning program open to Johns Hopkins employees—JH Retire Right. This program is designed for employees who have only a vague notion of activities they would like to engage in during retirement as well as those who have a well-defined vision for their retirement years.

JH Retire Right helps employees contemplating retirement by raising their awareness of issues that impact retirement satisfaction, assisting employees as they articulate a vision for their retirement, and providing tools to help employees design a strategy for a successful retirement.

Employees can take part in a two-part program:

  1. A one-hour seminar that introduces employees to the many issues involved in planning for retirement. Participants will leave this seminar with ‘assignments’ such as talking with recent retirees and meeting with a financial planner to begin the process of developing their retirement vision.
  2. Individualized counseling from a licensed mental health professional to help the employee continue to develop a plan for retirement and work to eliminate barriers to achieving retirement goals.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the LifeSpan Services Manager.

Financial Planning for Retirement

WorkLife Presents… offers a number of workshops annually to assist employees in meeting their financial goals for retirement. Topics include: Financial Planning for the Early, Mid, and Late Career Investor.