Langara College Association of Retirees

Resources

RESOURCES

At or available through Langara College

CUPE

Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Langara Faculty Association

Langara People and Culture Department

Council of Senior Citizens Organization (COSCO) ** LCAR is a member

Outside Langara

Associations

Association of BC College Pension Plan Retirees (A.B.C.C.P.P.R) www.BCCollegePensionPlanRetirees.ca

BC Retired Teachers Association (BCRTA) https://bcrta.ca

BC Government Employees Union (BCGEU) https://www.bcgeu.ca

Canada’s Association for the Fifty-Plus (CARP) fifty-plus.net

Council of Senior Citizens Organization (COSCO) (LCAR is a member)

Books

Bolles, Richard. N., Nelson, John E., What colour is your parachute? For retirement: Planning Now

for the life you want. 2007., ISBN 13:987-1-58008-711-7

Nelson Douglas V. Master your retirement. How to fulfil your dreams with peace of mind. ISBN 987-1-

897526-78-1

Retired Teachers of Ontario., Retirement planning RTO_retirement_social_planning_ebook_2020.pdf

Finances

BC College Pension Plan www.college.pensionsbc.ca cpp.pensionsbc.ca

Canada Pension Plan (CPP) sdc.gc.ca/en/isp/cpp/cpptoc.shtml

Federal Old Age Security and Guaranteed Income Supplement servicecanada.gc.ca

Financial/Estate Planners

Municipal Pension Plan www.mpp.pensionsbc.ca

Omololu Enoch. 2021, January 1., 10 financial steps to take before you retire (Pre-retirement checklist).

https://www.savvynewcanadians.com/financial-steps-to-take-before-you-retire-pre-

retirement-checklist/

Pension Solution Canada. Pre-retirement checklist: 25 Important things to consider before you retire.

https://pensionsolutionscanada.com/pre-retirement-checklist-25-important-things-to-consider-

before-you-retire/

Smith, Liz. 2019, July 30. Your retirement readiness checklist

https://smartasset.com/retirement/retirement-prep-checklist

 

Health

BC Ministry of Health healthservices.gov.bc.ca/seniors/

Burton, Jonathan., 2019, August 4., You’re probably not ready to retire – psychologically. Your emotional ‘glide path’ is as important as your financial plan.

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-youre-probably-not-psychologically-ready-to-retire-2019-05-21

Green Shield https://www.greenshield.ca/en-ca/

Kinsella, Cynthia., Making a positive mental transition to retirement., Visions Journal, 2016, 11 (3),
pp. 31-32. https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/making-positive-mental-transition-retirement

Medical Service Plan (MSP) https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/health-drug-coverage/msp/bc-residents-contact-us

Pacific Blue Cross https://pac.bluecross.ca

Retired Teachers of Ontario (RTO) https://rtoero.ca

Retirement Tips and Tricks. How to mentally prepare for retirement: 21 tips.

https://retirementtipsandtricks.com/how-to-mentally-prepare-for-retirement-21-tips/

Seniors Canada On-line mcaws.gov.bc.ca/seniors/

Seniors’ Health & Wellness Institute website: https://seniorshelpingseniors.ca

Workshops

BC Retired Teacher Association. Retirement workshops https://bcrta.ca/workshop