2021 Cost of Living Adjustment Effective July 1
Each year the LACERS Board of Administration determines a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for eligible LACERS Retired Members and Beneficiaries. The COLA is a reflection of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the Los Angeles Area, which has been determined to be 1.6% for 2021.
All Tier 1 and Tier 1 Enhanced Members who retired after June 30, 2020, will receive a COLA of 1/12th of the 1.6% for each full month of retirement completed by June 30, 2021. Similarly, all Tier 3 Members who retired after June 30, 2020, will receive a COLA of 1/12th of the 1.6% for each full month completed by June 30, 2021.
The COLA will be included in all eligible Retired Members’ and Beneficiaries’ July 31, 2021, check or direct deposit. For more information on the LACERS COLA and to view a chart of what your COLA will be based on for your Membership Tier, potential COLA bank, and retirement date, please visit lacers.org/cost-living-adjustments-cola.
Join LACERS Well at these Upcoming August Virtual Events
Register for the events listed below through your MyLACERS account at mylacers.lacers.org. For a full list of LACERS Well events, including the Virtual Book Club and Movie Review Club led by our LACERS Well Champions, please visit lacers.org/lacers-well-events. If you require assistance, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fitness That Works Webinar
Join us for a Fitness That Works Webinar presented by Sean Foy taking place on August 25 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. According to multiple national and international university studies & surveys, the top two barriers to an active and fit lifestyle is…you guessed it…..lack of time and motivation. In this webinar, you will learn strategies and “burst moves” so you can make a plan to finally get and stay fit. And if that’s not enough, a limited number of participants will be able to join a six-week coaching program led by Sean Foy. You can accomplish your fitness goals!
Join the Silver&Fit® program webinar taking place on August 18 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. to explore the freedom of a truly flexible fitness program. As a LACERS Member, Silver&Fit is a free program included with your Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage plan. Whether you prefer classes from home or workouts at the gym, Silver&Fit is a complete program that’s safe and convenient. All registered attendees will automatically be entered into an opportunity prize drawing.*
Join the Active&Fit® program webinar taking place on August 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. to explore a fitness program that fits you. As a LACERS Member, Active&Fit is a free program included with your Kaiser Permanente HMO plan. This program offers members fitness center memberships, home fitness programs, activity tracking, and more. Active&Fit members get easy access to activity improvement―and motivation along the way. All registered attendees will automatically be entered into an opportunity prize drawing.*
*Non-Kaiser Members are able to attend the Silver&Fit and Active&Fit webinars however, the programs themselves are only available to LACERS Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage and Kaiser Permanente HMO plan participants respectively.
Keep Cool this Summer – Find Your Local Cooling Center
Need to cool down? Cooling centers are free, indoor air-conditioned locations where you can keep cool when there are extreme heat weather conditions. There are several locations across Southern California for residents to utilize. When and if you plan to visit one of these cooling centers, it is advisable that you call in advance to make sure there is still seating available and be aware that social distancing practices should be observed.
You can always check the map at ready.lacounty.gov/heat to locate the nearest cooling center within Los Angeles County, or by dialing 211 for Los Angeles County or 311 for City of Los Angeles for assistance.