More than 60 TI and UT Dallas retirees joined together for a seminar to hear the results of the research being done by Dr. Denise Park and her associates at the Center for Vital Longevity. For the past four years in a major research project, they have tracked more than 500 healthy people to see what effect Amyloids have on brain activity. The research to date shows that individuals with the highest levels of Amyloids go on to have the steepest declines in brain activity. The center is currently pursing funding to extend the research for four more years.
Seven TIAA volunteers boarded a Senior Source van on February 13 heading to our latest Community Involvement volunteer event – the Crossroads Community Services facility located in downtown Dallas. We have volunteered for CCS over the past several years and always have been received warmly by the CCS staff. We served over 50 clients helping them to select gently used clothing as well as nutritious canned, boxed, frozen, and fresh fruits & vegetables for their families’ monthly needs. Everyone enjoyed making a difference in the lives of the CCS clients and watching
More than 400 retirees, guests, volunteers, and exhibitors attended this year’s TI Retiree Luncheon on November 3, at the Mesquite Convention Center.
The Annual TI Retiree Luncheon will be held at the Mesquite Convention Center on Thursday, November 3. Doors will open at 9:30 am, with a barbeque lunch served at 11:30 am. The speaker this year will be Ellen Barker, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Vice President of TI.
More than 80 TIAA members, spouses and guests were in attendance for the 17th Annual Business Meeting of the TI Alumni Association, held May 26, at TI’s RFAB in Richardson. President Larry James, called the meeting to order and gave an update of all the activities over the past fiscal year. He noted that there were currently more than 1,500 TIAA members, with 51% being life-time members.
Through the TI Foundation, TI retirees have long had the ability to match their donations to charitable organizations in education and arts, as well as United Way. Now, the TI Foundation board is expanding the scope of its matching gifts program to include any charitable organization, as long as the primary purpose of the organization is not partisan politics, religion or misaligned with TI’s corporate values. This change opens the program to thousands of charities that previously were not included.
Her influence was monumental. Her manner was unassuming. Her generosity was legendary. And her smile was unforgettable. At 106, Margaret Milam McDermott was the personification of purpose. She died Thursday, leaving a decades-long legacy of giving and community involvement.
“Today is a sad day – for Mary and me, for our Texas Instruments family around the world, for the Dallas/Fort Worth community, and for thousands whose lives have been touched by Margaret McDermott,” said Rich Templeton, chairman, president and CEO of Texas Instruments.
The TIAA Golf Tournament served as a kick-off to the TI United Way Campaign, as some 92 golfers teed off for the 19th annual event at the Woodbridge Golf Club in Wyle, TX.
TIAA is pleased to announce that TI’s “Perks at Work” program has been extended to former TIers who are also current members of TIAA. Once a month, TIAA will send an updated roster of all eligible TIAA members to the Perks Marketplace for verification for both when a TIAA member initially registers for this benefit (up to five family members can be included on this record as well) and when placing an order.
OneExchange, the service TI retirees use to gain post-65 health insurance coverage and/or manage RRA reimbursements, has officially changed its name to Via Benefits.
The new brand name was chosen to emphasize the service the company provides in helping retirees gain coverage that suits their needs. The word via literally means “traveling through a place to a destination.”