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New York City

Leaving the NYC area?

If you are moving outside the New York City metropolitan area, we have RTC coordinators in sections across the country that can help you.

NJ Section Age Breakdown

Growing the Garden State

Building an RTC section can take time, but there are ways to make sure the building blocks are in place. Judy Rosenstein, coordinator of the New Jersey section, says the Si Beagle courses are an important part of the process. 

Loretta Nardone

‘Every doll has a story’

Retired elementary school teacher Loretta Nardone never outgrew her childhood love of dolls. Instead, she took her collection of dolls from around the world into her classrooms, where she incorporated them into lessons about different cultures and traditions. 

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NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan update

Under the supervision of a state court judge, the city and the administrators of the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan have been working hard to improve the flow of information to city retirees and medical providers about the new plan’s procedures and benefits. The judge ruled on Dec. 14 that the new plan will take effect on April 1. 

Tom Murphy

Reviewing 2021

This year, the new New York City Medicare Advantage Plus Plan conspired to pull us apart. But the unity of spirit of UFT retirees is stronger than any such stresses.

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SHIP 2022 premium notices

The Supplemental Health Insurance Program’s 2022 premium notices will be sent in early January to retirees who have not elected to pay premiums via automatic pension deductions.
update your beneficiary forms

IRMAA update

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Florida Center seeks instructors

The UFT RTC Florida Center is seeking new instructors in the Boca/Delray area to teach during the day. Please send your resume and cover letter, inclu

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TRS self-service website

The TRS website, was built to enable members to manage their accounts on their own schedules, and TRS routinely adds features. Members must register on the site if they do not already have a username and a password.