We would like to post some questions and answers that have been arising frequently during this health crisis
- Will my retirement check go out on time or will there be a delay?
The Weymouth Retirement Board would like to assure all of its Retirees, Survivors and Beneficiaries that the monthly Retirement checks will be processed as usual.
- Is my retirement secure considering the stock market volatility?
The spread of COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on global markets; however, the assets of the Weymouth Retirement System are invested for the long term and broadly diversified in order to manage risk and respond to periods of market volatility and uncertainty. Your WRS retirement benefits continue to be secure.
- This situation is causing stress and anxiety, what resources are available?
There are many resources available to help you take care of your emotional health and wellness during this time.
Mass.gov has posted resources and tips to Maintaining Emotional Health & Well-Being During the COVID-19 Outbreak.
Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted guidelines, including dealing with stress, for individuals 65 years and older.
The Mass Retirees Association has a very helpful page about Applying for Unemployment Benefits.