If an APERS member is vested and dies before retirement, APERS can provide survivor benefits if the deceased member meets certain requirements:

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Disability Retirement Eligibility

Although no one wants to face this personal situation, some APERS members have suffered total and permanent disabilities that force them to retire. APERS members with a disability may retire if they meet certain eligibility requirements:

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Arkansas public employees retirement system

Here you will find information based on your role in our system, whether you are an active member, near retirement, a retired member or an APERS participating employer.