Retirement transition workshops to be offered at Omaha Public Library

Are you retired, thinking about retiring soon, or simply ready to start planning for life after work? Join Omaha Public Library for a series of retirement transition workshops that will guide you in making the most of your retirement, financially. Experts will be available to discuss Medicare options, Social Security, tax-efficiencies and more. All programs are free, but space is limited. Register to attend any of these programs online at or by calling the hosting location.

Medicare Community Meeting: Laura Weiler from Compass Benefits will provide information and tools helpful in making informed decisions about Medicare options and coverage.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 23, noon, at A.V. Sorensen Branch, 4808 Cass St., 402-444-5274
  • Thursday, Nov. 7, noon, at Millard Branch, 13214 Westwood Ln., 402-444-4848

Social Security Strategies: Financial Advisor Lauren DeGroot from Sequent Planning will share how to make the most of your Social Security decision and integrate it with other retirement income sources.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 5, 6:30 p.m., at Benson Branch, 6015 Binney St., 402-444-4846
  • Thursday, Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m., at W. Clarke Swanson Branch, 9101 W. Dodge Rd., 402-444-4852

Tax-Efficient Retirement: Joe Elsasser from Sequent Planning will present how to coordinate IRA withdrawals, savings and Social Security to make your retirement money last longer.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m., at Benson Branch
  • Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m., at W. Clarke Swanson Branch

Visit for more information on these and additional events and resources at Omaha Public Library’s 12 locations.