Do You Need An Appointment?
Are you looking for more information about retirement? You can schedule an appointment with Kelly McCracken, Executive Director. Due to current health conditions, we are currently using Zoom in lieu of in-person sessions.
If you have already had a retirement counseling session and are just looking for an updated estimate, please fax the Retirement Estimate Request Form to us at (508) 696-3847. Make sure to sign the form! Signatures must be clear and legible in order for us to send estimates.
Will Collecting A Pension Impact My Social Security?
Are you wondering if your pension will impact your Social Security? Have you heard of the Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset, but aren’t sure what they are or how they could potentially impact you? For more information on this topic, click here.
Important Notice to Public Employee Retirees Currently Working for a Municipality
The State Senate has taken quick action to approve an extension of the Public Retiree Work Waiver that is set to expire on Tuesday, June 15th. The Senate will sunset the waiver and most other COVID-19 related extensions on 12/15/2021. It should be noted that the restriction of 1,200 hours and earnings restriction of the difference between a public retiree’s public pension benefit and the annual salary their former job currently pays, plus an additional $15,000 will be in effect from December 16, 2001 until December 31, 2001.
Would you like to focus on Wellness in the New Year? Be Well MV is a wellness resource that is sponsored by the Cape Cod Municipal Health Group. Their goal is to improve the overall health, well-being and quality of life of all CCMHG members by promoting the 8 Dimensions of Wellness as well as to create opportunities that empower, educate and model positive attitudes and behaviors through a lifelong commitment to wellness. Check out their website to find out more about eligibility requirements and the great programs they offer.
A Message from Blue Cross for their Members:
During these unprecedented times, rest assured, that BCBSMA is working very hard to make sure that our members continue to have access to the care they have come to know and expect from us. For up to date information on how Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is handling Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit our website at https://home.bluecrossma.com/
A Message from Blue Cross Regarding Medicare Seminars for Seniors:
To help slow the spread of COVID-19, we have temporarily suspended all in-person Medicare seminars. In order to remain accessible, we are offering online webinars for our various Medicare products. The first online webinars/seminars began today and we wanted you to have this information. We also have a pre-corded presentation about Planning for Medicare that people can listen to as it fits their schedule. To see our online webinar schedule and register please refer to this link.