• From the President

    Greetings, I hope you are safe and well. Our effort to raise support for the 2020–21 PDGR program is underway. Please visit our crowdfunding page and make a gift. Read more >>


    Photo by Jan McCulloch

  • 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.

  • 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!


    Members of the UMRA Photo Club at Silverwood Park in October 2020. Photo by Lynn C. Anderson

November 2020     ♦    Two Online Forums     ♦     Online Workshop     ♦     Free

UMRA Forum

November 10, 2020 - 9:00am

Timothy Schacker, MD, an infectious disease specialist at the U of M Medical School, will talk about the multifaceted approach that has been used to diagnose, treat, and prevent COVID-19, and he will highlight the current efforts underway to develop, test, and distribute a vaccine that can help to free us from the grip of the coronavirus pandemic.

November 24, 2020 - 12:00pm

In her third presidential election debrief for UMRA, Kathryn Pearson, PhD, an associate professor of political science well known for her incisive analysis of elections at both the federal and state level, will help us to understand the outcome and implications of the 2020 elections.

Living Well Workshop

November 17, 2020 - 11:00am

With people living longer than ever before, the post-retirement stage of life can be almost as long as the working years. In this workshop, Lucy Rose Fischer, author of I’m New at Being Old, and her husband, Mark Fischer, will show how these years can be the best time of our lives.