The main objectives of the organization are as follows:
A. To enhance the relationship between retirees and UTHealth by providing a means of communication and collaboration;
B. To work on behalf of retired UTHealth personnel to ensure that they receive information regarding maximum retirement benefits and to communicate membership concerns to representatives of UTHealth affecting the welfare of retired persons;
C. To aid employees in making the transition from active employee to retiree by providing a continued relationship;
D. To increase retiree participation in university activities, such as mentor and volunteer programs, annual campaigns, teaching part-time, etc;
E. To articulate issues of concern to retired persons;
F. To sponsor educational presentations relating to concerns of retired persons, including but not limited to, medical care and other economic, legal, and social issues.
G. The organization established and maintains the UTHRO Endowment for Healthy Aging through UTHealth, the interest generated benefiting geriatric research and education.
The organization plans monthly events which include local day trips, informational luncheon meetings with speakers, holiday activities, and an annual health fair. View the current web page at https://www.uthro.org/events.