• From the President

    UMRA runs on the energy and inspiration of members who get involved to organize, to lead, to participate. Here’s news about some recent personnel changes.

    Autumn in Quarry Park and Nature Preserve, Waite Park, Minnesota.
    Photo by Lynn C. Anderson

  • Welcome! Join us.

    - Attend monthly programs and workshops
    - Enjoy social activities and make new friends 
    - Stay informed on retirement issues and opportunities

    See Member Benefits to join, renew, or find resources for retirees.

  • Opportunities Abound

    - Social activities
    - Interest groups
    - Professional Development Grants for Retirees

    See Events and Serving U to learn more.


    August Summer Social at Lake Como.
    Photo by John Anderson

  • Photo Club is on Shutterfly

    The UMRA Photo Club posts its theme pictures online. Go to umraphotoclub.shutterfly.com. You’re in for a treat!


    Inside the car wash.
    Photo by Jean Kinsey

♦     UMRA January 2022 Programming     ♦

UMRA Forum

January 25, 2022 - 12:00pm

Phyllis Moen, PhD, professor and holder of the McKnight Endowed Presidential Chair in Sociology, our guest speaker for UMRA’s first Forum of 2022, will talk about “encore adulthood” and how this already challenging time of life has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and societal upheaval.

Living Well Workshop

January 18, 2022 - 11:00am

Pamela Schreiner, PhD, a professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health and director of the School of Public Health’s Center to Study Human-Animal Relationships and Environments, will be the featured speaker for UMRA’s first Living Well Workshop of 2022.