IRTA Educational Webinar Series

Join Our New Webinar Series!

AMBA is proud to announce the upcoming series of educational seminars for retired school and public employees in Illinois. IRTA partnered with AMBA as the exclusive association benefits providers for members. These short webinars provide valuable resources and information about important topics like Long Term Care, Medicare, Medical Transportation and more. The talks are educational and informative: retirees often tell us they are thankful for the overview and knowledge they gain. Join us for the next one and invite a friend!

Health and Financial Wellness in the New Year

How do recent government changes impact my finances?   How can I get my financial house in order and stretch my dollars more in 2024? We’ll also explore how to get the most out of your health plans and save money while being healthy.   Join us on the webinar to ensure you know the latest and find new ways.

The Impact of a Critical Illness

The physical toll of a cancer diagnosis or a heart attack is often met with an equally difficult emotional and financial toll. Medicare and most insurance covers a significant portion of the treatment, but studies show that nearly 60% of the total cost of care after the initial treatment is not covered by any form of insurance. Come find out why and what the possible solution is to avoid a significant financial impact to you and your family.

Aging in Place

Over 75% of us want to live in our homes forever. However, only 10% of our homes are safe enough for us to live out those desires. Join us for this interactive webinar where we’ll explore how to make your home safer as you age. We’ll also show you how to organize your important documents and protect your savings so you can live longer where and how you want to.

Emergency Transportation Issues in Illinois

April 24, 10:00 a.m. CST

Accidents don’t just happen when you travel. In fact over 80% of ambulance rides take place within just a few miles from home. The biggest shocker is when the bill comes afterwards and you thought your health insurance paid for all of it. Surprise – it doesn’t . Join us to learn why and how you can eliminate that worry.

Preparing for Summer- Discounts and Benefits

May 15, 10:00 a.m. CST

Summer is almost here and now is a great time to get to know the discounts and benefits that come with your membership. Whether you plan on traveling or staying home and simply doing some shopping from the comfort of your computer, there are tons of discounts available to you as part of your membership with. Join us as we explore many of the most popular ones and help you maximize your membership.

All About Your Dental and Vision Plans

June 26, 10:00 a.m. CST

IRTA Dental and Vision plans through AMBA are the most popular benefits for FREA members. Join us to find out how these plans work for you to give you excellent care and savings. We’ll also compare to the other national plans.

All About Long Term Care

July 31, 10:00 a.m. CST

Explore the myths and realities of what is covered when it comes to Long Term Care. Does Medicare cover anything? What about my major medical plan? Are there any options? Do I even need it? Join us to find out all the answers as we break down what Long Term Care is and how it impacts generations of your family. We’ll look at many options you might not have considered.

Protecting Your Nest Egg

August 21, 10:00 a.m. CST

You’ve worked hard all of your career and now you have a pension and a nest egg to protect. In this webinar, we’ll explore what a nest egg is, what the top 5 threats are to your retirement nest egg, and some possible solutions to keep you resting easy when it comes to your financial future.

Life 101

September 18, 10:00 a.m. CST

Have an old life insurance policy laying around and wonder if you still need it or how it works? We’ll explore the 3 main types of life insurance and what living benefits some of them may offer.

The Basics of Medicare

October 16, 10:00 a.m. CST

How do I make sense of this Medicare Alphabet Soup? What does A&B have to do with F, D, H, G, and N? When do I sign up and what is covered? You might be surprised at what’s not covered with Medicare. Join us to get a good, basic overview of Medicare so that you can make the informed decisions whether you are already on Medicare or soon will be.

All About Long Term Care

November 13, 10:00 a.m. CST

Explore the myths and realities of what is covered when it comes to Long Term Care. Does Medicare cover anything? What about my major medical plan? Are there any options? Do I even need it? Join us to find out all the answers as we break down what Long Term Care is and how it impacts generations of your family. We’ll look at many options you might not have considered.

Holiday Discounts for IRTA Members

December 4, 10:00 a.m. CST

The Holidays are here and whether you’re shopping, dining out, or planning travel to a warm weather location, IRTA has a way for you to save money. Join us for the latest discounts that are free as part of your IRTA membership.