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Economics of Aging, and Finances for the Second Half
Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 9:00am to Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 1:00pm

WHAT: Economics of Aging, and Finances for the Second Half

WHEN: Saturday, June 4, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. –

WHERE: University Place, 310 SW Lincoln between 2nd and 4th, Willamette Falls Ballroom. 
                  Parking available in lot ($10 fee).
                  3rd of four sessions. $58 for all four, $17 for each one

This session will offer an overview of economic challenges faced by aging baby boomers.
•    How well are Americans prepared for retirement?
•    How will our social support systems fare?
•    What can we do to improve our retirement preparedness?

With the markets and economy changing all the time, people may feel less than confident about reaching retirement goals. This session will explore the five stages of retirement, and offer tips and strategies that can help people:
•    plan to bring retirement dreams and goals more within reach;
•    determine how much savings people need to save to reach dreams, and discover smart and sensible ways to save more; and
•    learn ways to generate dependable income that could last through retirement.

Facilitators and Target Topics
Jost Lottes, PhD, PSU
    * The Future of Social Security and Medicare

Jost Lottes:  Jost (Yost) is the director of PSU’s Senior Adult Learning Center, the lifelong learning program in the College of Urban and Public Affairs.  He also serves as evaluator for the Oregon Geriatric Education Consortium, Life by Design Northwest, and the Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program.   Jost’s areas of interest include employment of older adults, aging Baby Boomers, informal caregiving, econometrics and lifelong learning.  He teaches classes in social gerontology, economics of aging and business and aging.

Financial Adviser
    * Financial Planning Basics: Concerns for Retirement

(coffee, beverages, snacks provided)

Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  For questions, please call 503-725-4948.