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End of Life Tip - 2: Hospice Care

July 13, 2020
Tip to make End-of-life care easier – Hospice

Every few weeks, the Retiree Center will present a new article in its End of Life tips series. While we know these are difficult discussions to have, our goal is to ensure our retirees get access to helpful information to help them plan safely for the inevitable. There are many ways to ensure the future includes and safeguards our individual hopes and wishes as life begins to change with increasing age.

Tip to Make End-of-Life Care Easier

June 22, 2020
Tip to Make End-of-Life Care Easier

Every few weeks, the Retiree Center will present a new article in its End of Life tips series. While we know these are difficult discussions to have, our goal is to ensure our retirees get access to helpful information to help them plan safely for the inevitable. There are many ways to ensure the future includes and safeguards our individual hopes and wishes as life begins to change with increasing age.

UC Retirement Savings Plan update

June 17, 2020
UC Regents approve loans and withdrawals from UC Retirement Savings Program plans for those impacted by COVID-19

On May 21, 2020, the UC Board of Regents voted to implement provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) designed to make it easier for participants to access funds from their retirement savings plans.

Attend a UC Preparing for Retirement Webinar

June 10, 2020
Attend a UC Preparing for Retirement Webinar

In this webinar, retirement counselors at UC’s Retirement Administration Service Center will explain your UCRP pension benefits and eligibility rules for retiree health coverage and describe the steps you need to take when you’re ready to retire. For those considering retirement from UC within the next five years, please consider signing up for the next webinar.

Virtual Book Clubs and More

June 05, 2020

The Retiree Center staff has been busy thinking of ways to stay connected both to the university, and to one another. We've thought of two activities we can try: 1) a book club, and 2) a technology lesson on using Zoom meetings. We've prepared a short survey so that you can tell us if you would want to join us in either of these activities.

Mindful Meditation Can Help

April 07, 2020

UPDATED: for week of Monday, April 13 through Thursday, April 16: . Register via Zoom

Live Mindfulness Meditation Sessions are available through UC Davis Health. One-time registration covers all sessions.  

Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with two ways to join:

Updated Guidance for 2020 Retirees

March 26, 2020

Due to a shift to remote operations at the Retirement Administration Service Center due to COVID-19, new guidance has been issued for any employee seeking to retire between now and July 1st, 2020. Please review the PDF attachment below. 

Most importantly, the primary step to start the retirement process has changed due to RASC employees working remotely. We have linked the updated guidelines above (2 page PDF) but please note the following:

Retiree Center Closure Updates

March 18, 2020

Dear Retirees & Friends-

At the UC Davis Retiree Center, we’re taking every precaution we can to help ensure the health and safety of our retired UC Davis staff and faculty, as well as their spouses and family. Out of an abundance of caution, we’ve modified our operations to address the COVID-19.

With that in mind, here are a couple of important updates about our operations over the next few weeks:

UC Launches UCRAYS

October 22, 2019

UC has launched UC Retirement At Your Service (UCRAYS) — a new retirement website that will give UC faculty, staff and retirees greater access and more ways to view and manage their retirement information. This new website will eventually replace At Your Service Online (AYSO) after all UC locations have transitioned to UCPath for our 130,000 active faculty and staff members and more than 77,000 retirement benefit recipients.

Presenting Our Retirees, Class of 2017-18

August 20, 2018

By Dateline Staff on August 20, 2018 in University News

Red carpet entry: Myrna Malqued (12.25 years) arrives at the New Retirees Reception, gliding along the Walk of Stars, a red carpet lined on both sides by stars for each of the new retirees in attendance.