Contact Social Security Here!
March 16, 2011
Happy days are here again.
Yes, happy days are here again! Well, we can at least take comfort in winter's demise. So it's entirely fitting that next month, you're cordially invited to hear a representative from the Social Security Administration discuss and answer questions about one of my favorite subjects, money! All kidding aside, Social Security is something that concerns all of us. Around 54 million people receive Social Security benefits. Mostly, these benefits go to older retirees. However, Social Security not only helps older Americans, but covers groups of people in other situations as well. In fact Americans of any age might be eligible for Social Security due to their personal circumstances such as people with disabilities. In some cases, Social Security provides benefits to a spouse or child of a Social Security recipient. It even provides more financial benefits to children than any other government program. The Social Security representative for this 'free' program will go into more details, and be glad to answer any of your questions. You will be able to get registered for this program very shortly. The presentation date is, Tuesday April 19th, 2 p.m.
Of course, we also have some good books available in our library system about Social Security. A few are listed below:
- Social Security Handbook - Claitor's Publishing Division
- The Social Security & Medicare Handbook: What You Need to Know Explained Simply /V.R. Leonard
- The Social Security Benefits Handbook Stanley Tomkiel
- Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability: Getting & Keeping Your Benefits J.L. Matthews
One book I highly recommend is titled Securing America's Future: A Bold Plan to Preserve and Expand Social Security by Max Skidmore. Dr. Skidmore has written a number of books about American government, and has a long career as a university professor. Unfortunately our library doesn't have this book, but there is a good chance we could get it through an interlibrary loan.
Anyway, hope you can join us Tuesday, April 19th at 2 p.m., especially so we can all sing a song of cheer again!!
North Independence Branch