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Living Well in Retirement

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Official retirees are able to take advantage of a variety of benefits and "perks" after retirement, including:

  • Tuition Grant Program (TGP): TGP is available for eligible dependent children of retired employees who have met the qualifying service requirement prior to retirement.
  • Avenidas: Monthly seminars for caregivers and regular events (in Palo Alto); sign up for their e-newsletter.
  • Book Club: Sign up for email updates from Another Look book club, to receive updates about events.
  • Continuing Studies: 65+ are eligible for a 20% discount.
  • ID Card: Use your Stanford ID Card to continue your access to campus recreational facilities. Courtesy ID cards are also available for a spouse, partner or adult child who is a dependent.
  • Faculty Staff Help Center: Provides free confidential counseling, available after retirement.
  • Stanford Center on Longevity: Sign up for the latest research on living a long life.
  • Stanford Report: Daily news each weekday from the Stanford News Service with information about the Stanford community. Subscribe your email address.
  • Stanford Travel: Hotel and car rental discounts.
  • Sweeteners: Discounts offered to performing arts, lectures, sports/athletic events, the Stanford Golf Course and the Stanford Bookstore.
  • Volunteer: Stanford Historical SocietyHaas Center for Public Service, the Stanford Blood Center and Cantor Arts Center are just some of the many ways you can stay involved.
  • Wellness programs, including Healthy Living classes from BeWell are available to retirees.
  • WorkLife Office: Access to free workshops and seminars on family-related topics.