Retirement Transition Workshop

Retirement Transition Workshop

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September 10, 2015
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SURS is partnering with the U of I Extension to bring a new retirement transition program to our members ages 55-plus. “Explore Your Future” is a one-day workshop focusing on topics that encourage members to consider “what’s next” in life.

What Has Influenced Me?- Participants reflect on what has meant most to them in their lives and brought the greatest fulfillment while they explore people and events that have influenced them, their lives’ themes, patterns and strengths.

Who Am I Now?- Through self-discovery and assessment, participants identify where they are in their lives and what talents they have. They explore values and motivators, passions and interests, individual gifts, strengths and aspirations.

How Can I Realize My Dreams?- Once participants gain more self-awareness, they address practical ways to align their values, passions and gifts by learning creative techniques for generating life options, strategies to fuse passion, purpose and personal strengths, and ways to imagine potential.

How Do I Create an Engaged Life?- Participants develop individual action plans based on specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely (SMART) goals; real and perceived challenges; and resources to help them reach their goals

Workshops will be held on four dates around the state.  The fee for the all-day workshop is $25.00, which includes lunch.

Dates & Locations

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
University of Illinois Extension
2205 Enterprise Drive, Suite 501
Westchester, IL 60154 

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Rend Lake College, Campus Student Center, PDA
468 N. Ken Gray PKWY
Ina, IL 62846
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
State Universities Retirement System
1901 Fox Drive 
Champaign, IL 61820
Friday, November 6, 2015
University of Illinois Extension
321 W. Second Avenue
Milan, IL 61264

All programs will take place from 8:30 am – 4 pm.      
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