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WISER`s Annual Symposium on September 26th



On September 26th, WISER will host its annual symposium titled, Retirement Income: Strategies, Choices, and Decisions.  It will be held at 101 Constitution Ave NW in Washington, DC from 1:00-5:30pm with a reception following.

The program is focused on examining the challenges women (and men) face securing retirement income strategies due to longevity risks and the changing nature of retirement plans. WISER will bring together leaders and experts to discuss helping consumers get through the complexity and confusion of managing income for 20-30 years. See the event agenda for more information.

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It's Not Too Late! Special Medicare Part B Enrollment Deadline Approaching 

Did you become eligible for Medicare Part A on or after March 1, 2013? Did you keep your Affordable Care Act (ACA) health coverage instead of enrolling in Medicare Part B and then discover there were penalties for keeping that coverage? You have until September 30, 2018 under a special enrollment program which lets Medicare Part A beneficiaries sign up for Medicare Part B without late enrollment penalties.

Check out WISER's blog to learn more.


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WISER Wins National Mature Media Award

WISER is pleased to announce that our newsletter feature, Make Aging in Place Your Plan: The Key to Living Longer and Independently has been recognized by the 2018 National Mature Media Awards, winning silver in its category. WISER's winning article discusses the importance of developing and implementing a plan on how and where we want to live for the rest of our lives, and how this may help us avoid problems later on, including the risk of poverty in old age.

The National Mature Media Awards is the nation's largest awards program that annually recognizes the best marketing, communications, educational materials and programs for adults age 50 and older.  


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