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Account Representatives from the Medicare Advantage Plus Plan will conduct the presentation and answer Retirees' specific questions (please submit in advance). Follow-up meetings with Retiree Division staff will review the basic plan outline and assist retirees with questions and concerns and refer to available resources.

Local 1180 President & Retiree Benefits Fund Board of Trustees Chair Gloria Middleton will speak at two of the live meetings. The first is a virtual meeting on Tuesday, October 12. The second is a live, in-person meeting on Tuesday, October 26 at the Jay Conference Center, 15 W. 38th Street in midtown Manhattan.

If you plan to attend the live meeting, you must RSVP, be fully vaccinated, and be prepared to show your vaccination card or Excelsior Pass upon entry.

The schedule below outlines all the currently scheduled meetings and are specifically for Local 1180 retirees. The live meeting is for Retirees and their spouses ONLY.  

 

Friday Oct. 22

Understanding the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan: Overview and Q&A with Retiree Division Staff
The Retiree Division will go over the new plan with retirees, answer questions, and review plan highlights.

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

CLICK HERE to join the RingCentral Webinar

Join by Phone: 1.646.357.3664
Meeting ID: 144 691 4296#
Participant Code Not Required.
You will automatically be admitted.

Join by iPhone One-Tap
1.646.357.3664,,1446914296#

Tuesday, Oct. 26


LIVE IN PERSON! 
Understanding the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan with President Gloria Middleton & Plan Reps

Fully vaccinated retirees and their spouses are invited to attend this in-person event. During this meeting, Local 1180 President Gloria Middleton will be joined by Local 1180 trustees, staff, and Plan Reps to discuss the new Medicare Plan with retirees and answer all questions. A light lunch will be served.

YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND >>

11 a.m.
Jay Conference Center
15 W. 38th Street
Sinatra Room, 2nd Floor
New York, NY

Space is limited so before you register, please make sure your calendar allows you to attend. We will strictly follow all COVID protocols for in-person events as stated at that time. Please be prepared to show your Excelsior Pass or Vaccination Card in order to enter. No Proof of Vaccination? No Entry. No Excuses. No Exceptions. We hope you understand that this is the best way we know how to keep everyone safe.

Friday Oct. 29


NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan Overview for 1180 Retirees with Plan Representatives

Plan Reps will provide an overview of the plan and answer retiree questions. Please submit questions in advance to retireedivision@cwa1180.org

10 a.m.Virtual on Webex. CLICK HERE
Meeting number (access code): 2433 901 4501

Join by Phone
1.866.692.3580 (Toll Free) OR 1.203.607.0564

Join by iPhone One-Tap
1.866.692.3580,,24339014501# (Toll Free)

Friday Oct. 29


NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan Overview with the Local 1180 Retiree Division Staff
The Retiree Division staff will review what we have learned all month long from the Medicare Advantage Plus meetings and talk about what to expect next during this transition. 

1:30 p.m.

CLICK HERE to join the RingCentral Webinar

Join by Phone: 1.646.357.3664
Meeting ID: 148 591 8668#
Participant Code Not Required.
You will automatically be admitted.

Join by iPhone One-Tap: 1.646.357.3664,,1485918668#

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Retired Members Chapter Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 21 at 12:30 p.m.

Special Guest Speaker Paula Rice from CaringKind, New York City’s leading expert on Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving  

CLICK HERE to join 
For the best audio experience, please use computer audio.

Or iPhone one-tap                                                           Or Telephone
1(646)3573664,,1463239514#                                          +1(646)3573664
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                                                                                                 Meeting ID: 146 323 9514

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WEEK OF OCT. 18, 2021

 

 

COMPUTER & TECHNOLOGY CLASSES

 

Monday Oct. 18

Using Your Computer: Back to Basics - Whether Weather?
No need for TV, radio, or ad-filled websites to get weather info. These great weather apps deliver temperature, conditions and forecasts (local and worldwide) right to your desktop!

CLICK HERE for the 11 a.m. PC Class 
CLICK HERE for the 1 p.m. Mac Class

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Tuesday Oct. 19

Smartphone & Tablet: Cases and Screen Protectors
The best time to put a case on your phone is BEFORE you drop it and crack the screen! Discover some of the most protective, least bulky, and best value cases on the market.

CLICK HERE for the 11 a.m. Android Smartphone & Tablet Class 
CLICK HERE for the 1 p.m. iPhone & iPad Class

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Wednesday Oct. 20

Weekly Home Tech Seminar: All Up In Your Business
Want to actually see all the information Google and Facebook have gathered about you? Come learn how, and how to remove it!  

CLICK HERE for the 11 a.m. Class 

 

 

WEEK OF OCT. 25, 2021

 

 

COMPUTER & TECHNOLOGY CLASSES

 

Monday Oct. 25

Using Your Computer: THE BIG NEW OS UPDATES!
Microsoft’s new Windows 11 is the biggest change to your PC in years. Apple’s new macOS Monterey contains many new features. Come find out all about them.

CLICK HERE for the 11 a.m. PC Class 
CLICK HERE for the 1 p.m. Mac Class

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Tuesday Oct. 26

Smartphone & Tablet: Open Sesame
Passwords are become passé. Biometrics is the modern, safe way to unlock your phone/tablet. Learn how to use your device’s fingerprint and/or face reading technology. 

CLICK HERE for the 11 a.m. Android Smartphone & Tablet Class 
CLICK HERE for the 1 p.m. iPhone & iPad Class

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Wednesday Oct. 27

Weekly Home Tech Seminar: Instagram for Grans!
Far less bothersome and intrusive than Facebook, Instagram is mainly for sharing your photos and “stories” with “friends”. Come learn the great tools to enhance your pix! 

CLICK HERE for the 11 a.m. Class 

 

EXERCISE CLASSES

 

Stretch & Tone with Ireen

Join Retiree Division exercise teacher Ireen as she shows us how to relax with yoga from the comfort of your home. No equipment necessary. This is a YouTube video so you can log on anytime that is convenient for you.

CLICK HERE to take the class at your leisure.

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Tuesdays @ 11 a.m.
Yoga with Margaret

Get ready for some yoga fitness at home with Margaret.

CLICK HERE for the 11 a.m. Class 

OR iPhone one-tap:
+1(470)8692200,,1489447922#

OR Join by Telephone:
+1(470)869-2200

Meeting ID: 148 944 7922

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Tuesdays @ 1 p.m.
Dance Class with Margaret

Clear a spot for a special dance class with Margaret. No experience necessary.

CLICK HERE for the 1 p.m. Class 

OR iPhone one-tap:
+1(470)8692200,,1489447922#

OR Join by Telephone:
+1(470)869-2200

Meeting ID: 148 944 7922

 

EXERCISE CLASSES

 

Stretch & Tone with Ireen

Join Retiree Division exercise teacher Ireen as she shows us how to relax with yoga from the comfort of your home. No equipment necessary. This is a YouTube video so you can log on anytime that is convenient for you.

CLICK HERE to take the class at your leisure.

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Tuesdays @ 11 a.m.
Yoga with Margaret

Get ready for some yoga fitness at home with Margaret.

CLICK HERE for the 11 a.m. Class

OR iPhone one-tap:
+1(470)8692200,,1489447922#

OR Join by Telephone:
+1(470)869-2200

Meeting ID: 148 944 7922

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Tuesdays @ 1 p.m.
Dance Class with Margaret

Clear a spot for a special dance class with Margaret. No experience necessary.

CLICK HERE for the 1 p.m. Class

OR iPhone one-tap:
+1(470)8692200,,1489447922#

OR Join by Telephone:
+1(470)869-2200

Meeting ID: 148 944 7922

 

 

VIRTUAL TRIPS


Thursday Oct. 21

Virtual Photography Trip: MLK Memorial at Fairleigh Dickinson University
Unveiled in 2014, the stunning larger-than-life Martin Luther King, Jr. statue stands on the Hackensack River Pathway crossing FDU’s Metropolitan Campus, which we’ll explore as well. 

CLICK HERE for the 11 a.m. Class 

 

VIRTUAL TRIPS


Thursday Oct. 28

Virtual Photography Trip Revisits: Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Come along to NYC’s other great park (besides Central) and see some beautiful sites that even experienced visitors have likely overlooked.

CLICK HERE for the 11 a.m. Class 

 

BENEFITS CLASSES

 

Tuesday Oct. 19

Legal Benefits Overview
Your Legal Benefits with CWA Local 1180 administered by Mirkin & Gordon: Attorney Arthur Diberardino, Esq. will join us to talk about the six documents every retiree should have. We will provide an overview of the legal benefits available to retirees living both in and outside of the NYC metropolitan area.

CLICK HERE for the 2:30 p.m. Class

For the best audio experience, please use computer audio

OR iPhone one-tap:
US: +1(646)3573664,,1487568522#

OR Join by Telephone:
US: +1(646)3573664

Meeting ID: 148 756 8522

 

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Friday Oct. 22

Understanding the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan: Overview and Q&A with Retiree Division Staff
The Retiree Division will go over the new plan with retirees, answer questions, and review plan highlights.

CLICK HERE for the 1:30 p.m. Webinar

For the best audio experience, please use computer audio

Join by Phone: 1.646.357.3664
Meeting ID: 144 691 4296#
Participant Code Not Required.
You will automatically be admitted.

Join by iPhone One-Tap
1.646.357.3664,,1446914296#

 

BENEFITS CLASSES

 

Tuesday Oct. 26

LIVE IN PERSON! 
Understanding the NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan with President Gloria Middleton & Plan Reps
Jay Conference Center, 15 W. 38th Street, 2nd Floor Sinatra Room

Pre-registration was required. If you did register, please remember to bring your proof of vaccination to the event in the form of either your ORIGINAL Excelsior Pass or Vaccination Card (no photocopies or photos) in order to enter. No Proof of Vaccination? No Entry. No Excuses. No Exceptions. We hope you understand that this is the best way we know how to keep everyone safe.

TO WATCH VIRTUALLY: CLICK HERE to join

Or iPhone one-tap
+1(646)3573664,,1458898271#
+1(470)8692200,,1458898271#

Or Telephone
+1(646)3573664
+1(470)8692200

Webinar ID: 145 889 8271
Participant ID# for dial in: 395513

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Friday Oct. 29

NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan Overview for 1180 Retirees with Plan Representatives

Plan Reps will provide an overview of the plan and answer retiree questions. Please submit questions in advance to retireedivision@cwa1180.org

CLICK HERE for the 10 a.m. Virtual Webinar on Webex
Meeting number (access code): 2433 901 4501

Join by Phone
1.866.692.3580 (Toll Free) OR 1.203.607.0564

Join by iPhone One-Tap
1.866.692.3580,,24339014501# (Toll Free)

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Friday Oct. 29

NYC Medicare Advantage Plus Plan Overview with the Local 1180 Retiree Division Staff
The Retiree Division staff will review what we have learned all month long from the Medicare Advantage Plus meetings and talk about what to expect next during this transition. 

CLICK HERE to join the 1:30 p.m. RingCentral Webinar

Join by Phone:
1.646.357.3664
Meeting ID: 148 591 8668#
Participant Code Not Required. You will automatically be admitted.

Join by iPhone One-Tap:
1.646.357.3664,,1485918668#

 

PDF MATERIAL FOR BENEFITS CLASSES

 

Prescription Reimbursement InstructionsSummary of Legal Benefits
Scheduled Dental Benefit PlanUnderstanding Medicare Part D
Schedule of Dental ProvidersGeneral Reimbursement Benefit Claim Form Filing Instructions

 

 

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