To provide communications, programs, services and activities of interest to TI retirees and former TIers around the world.


Defensive Driving Course

Want to reduce your car insurance? TIAA is providing a Defensive Driving Course in CR 1-2 at the Texin's Activity Center. The defensive driving class will be taught by the Comedy Guys of Dallas. This team has a reputation to entertain and educate. Their technique makes the time go by quickly and enables the participants to have fun while absorbing the important information. This course is for defensive driving only; it cannot be taken to dismiss traffic tickets.

"Technology Meets Neuroscience" UTD Lecture Series

“Technology Meets Neuroscience – A Vision of the Future of Brain Optimization”

TIAA has been invited to the Jean & Bill Booziotis Distinguished Lecture on brain research. It is presented by Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD. It is free but you must register if you wish to attend. For information and to register, go to 

               or call (972) 833-3720.

Joint Meeting: UT Dallas Alumni & TIAA

The University of Texas at Dallas Retiree Association and The Texas Instruments Alumni Association will host a joint meeting on Thursday, March 15 at 1:00 pm at the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center. We'll begin with refreshments and social time, followed by our speaker at 1:30 pm. Our speaker will be Cassini Nazir, Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication at UTDallas.

TI Health Benefits Seminar - Medicare Eligible

The TI Annual Health Benefits Seminar will be held at the Plano Event Center, in Collinwood 1. If you are a Medicare-eligible retiree, you should plan to attend the afternoon meeting, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Postcards will be mailed in late September with the agenda and details on how to register. If you do not receive a postcard by the 2nd week of October, please call the TIAA office at 214-567-8444.

TI Health Benefits Seminar Pre-65

For pre-Medicare retirees, there will be a TI Health Benefits update in the morning, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Plano Event Center in Collinwood 1. A postcard will be mailed to those in this category in late September. If you don’t receive a postcard by the 2nd week of October, please call the TIAA office at 214-567-8444.

Healthy Lifestyles for Seniors, Cliff Temple Baptist Church

Parkinson’s disease is an incurable neurodegenerative disorder that causes tremor of the hands, arms, legs, jaw and face; slowness of movement; and impaired balance and coordination.  Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer’s disease. 

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body.

Consumer Tips for Security & Savings , Plano Event Center

TIAA will host a seminar, focusing on Consumer Tips for Security and Savings, at the Plano Event Center from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Carl Burbaw of The Senior Source will give an overview of their successful Financial Fraud Detection and Elimination Program. This will be followed by a presentation by noted Consumer Advocate and Writer, Dave Lieber, columnist for the Dallas Morning News on how seniors can save money and avoid scams.

Admission is free, but reservations are required. Please register below.


Financial Topics Seminar

Lisa Calloway, TIAA Vice President, Education, who is with the firm of HD Vest Financial Services, will open the seminar with an overview on the Economy and Investment Opportunities. This will be followed by a presentation by the firm of Chasewood Wealth Management, giving an update on recent changes in IRA regulations. After a break for refreshments, the program will conclude with an update by Attorney Tod Almquist, on changes affecting Estate Planning. 

Brain Health Seminar

Don’t miss this informative seminar held jointly with the UT Dallas Retirees. We are fortunate to have as our speaker, Dr. Denise Parks, Director of the Center for Vital Longevity at UTD. Her topic is, "The Aging Mind in Transition". Dr. Parks has made contributions to the understanding of how brain function changes as we get older, how cultural experiences shape brain activity and how the aging brain might protect itself from structural degradation. The meeting will be held in the McDermott Suite of the library and will begin at 1:00 p.m. with a reception and refreshments.


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