FROM THE BOARD – Barb Frank, President
LOST AND FOUND – LOOKING FOR OTHER INTEL RETIREES?
We are proud to announce that our membership is now at 45% of US retirees! Over 1900 of us have joined the Intel Retiree Organization since our inception in 2008. We do not post our membership list because our website is a public site which can be exploited by random marketers. If you are looking for other retirees you can join our Facebook group and automatically see who else has joined. We currently have 95 retirees on our Facebook page, so encourage the other 1800++ to sign up! You can also send a request to our mailbox. If the retiree is a member, we will contact that retiree for you.
HEALTH/BENEFITS COMMITTEE – Cheryl Pruss, Chairperson
Long-term health care is a major concern of our retirees and is the focus of this month’s health information.
We asked Intel if they could describe the current state of Long-Term Health Care insurance. Intel sent the request to their life insurance broker who provided responses to our questions. The Q&As are available on our website. In addition, below are two articles of interest.
PREPARING FOR LONG-TERM CARE
Besides the information on our website, a recent article in the New York Times describes the expense and emotion of preparing for long term care.
AILING LONG-TERM CARE INSURERS SHARE THEIR PAIN
Suffering long-term care insurance providers are finding new ways to share their pain with customers. A recent article describes how to cope.
COMMUNICATION COMMITTEE – Debbie Watson, Chairperson
MAKING MUSIC AROUND THE WORLD
In our Life After Intel series, meet Will Hobbs, a globe-trotting retiree and professional musician who traded in circuits for cadenzas.
FROM OLD CARS TO FRAGRANT CIGARS – DESTINATION: CUBA
Will Hobbs and his wife spent two amazing weeks in Cuba last year. His story was written up in the Oregonian and is reprinted here with permission. Don’t miss this adventure!
VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE – Ben Manny, Chairperson
HAS YOUR INTEL INVOLVED ORGANIZATION UPDATED ITS COMPLIANCE VERIFICATION?
This year Intel has changed the procedure for organizations to affirm compliance with Intel’s non-discrimination policy. Organizations must verify compliance with Intel’s current non-discrimination policy in writing every 3 years. While multiple notices have been sent to prior Intel Involved 501(c)3 organizations, over 1000 have not updated their compliance statements. Please check the Q1 payout report to see if your non-profit has received its Intel Involved matching grant. They may still need to complete the required non-discrimination compliance affirmation.
NEW ENCORE FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY POSTED FOR BAY AREA
If you are a Lean expert and interested in helping SF Bay Area public hospitals assess, analyze and improve their operations you may want to apply for this recently posted Encore Fellowship found here.
NEW ENCORE FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY POSTED FOR ARIZONA
An April 21 Arizona Republic article headlined Intel’s encouragement of outgoing employees at its Chandler facility to start a second career in the non-profit sector through the Encore Fellows Program. Nora Hannah, CEO of Phoenix Experience Matters, stated that there are ten former Intel employees who work for non-profits. Two retirees were featured in the article. Intel is the only Arizona company covering the cost of stipends, she said. Click here for more information.
BAY AREA – Join us for a no-host lunch on May 13 (note date change). See our calendar for details.
NEW MEXICO – Our first no-host lunch is on May 15! We’d like to meet socially and gauge interest in future events. See our calendar for details.