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Retirement News from other media:

Boomers are clogging up the labor market, refusing to retire

Seniors remaining in workforce due to finances or because they just like working

March 9, 2015 – What is wrong with the job market? The boomers won’t give up their jobs and retire, which is causing a logjam. This is compounded by a sharp decline in labor force participation among younger workers.. MarketWatch

Aging News from other media:

Speed Dating For Seniors Who Aren't Interested In Slowing Down

"I want that guy that - when I'm doing dishes - will come up behind me and nuzzle my neck and give me a hug,"

March 7, 2015 - The idea of speed dating for people over 70 can evoke laughs from anyone who's younger, along with reactions from "how cute" to "how silly" to "how gross." And while the documentary The Age of Love does have plenty of ha-ha moments, most of the time its subjects are reflecting on a need for intimacy that never seems to die… NPR

Seven financial scams that target seniors

March 6, 2015 - As many senior citizens spend their retirement traveling with family, pursuing second careers or becoming more active in the community, con artists are creating devious schemes to prey on their accumulated wealth. Fox Business

Seniors sleeping over 8 hours linked to greater risk of stroke

March 6, 2015 - Older people who sleep for more than eight hours increase stroke risk... this risk doubles for older people who persistently sleep longer than average ...four times that of people sleeping normal hours… Eureka Alerts

Health and Medicine from Other Media

Physicians performing breast exams may miss masses deep in breast

New sensor technology finds many doctors may not be pressing hard enough

Feb. 23, 2015 - Many physicians who tested their breast-examination skills on a new type of pressure-sensing breast model failed to detect masses deep in the breast because they were not pressing hard enough, a study has found.. EurekaAlert


Medicare & Medicaid News

Some seniors to pay more for Medicare in House passed bill to hike doctor pay

This is a look at the details in this bill that will impact seniors on Medicare

March 27, 2015 - The House Thursday overwhelmingly passed legislation to scrap Medicare’s troubled physician payment formula, just days before a March 31 deadline when doctors who treat Medicare patients will see a 21 percent payment cut. More...

Alzheimer's, Dementia & Mental Health

Most Alzheimer’s victims not being told dreaded diagnosis by doctors

5.1 million senior citizens have Alzheimer’s, two-thirds are women, less likely to be told than cancer victims

March 24, 2015 – Wow, what a month in the fight against Alzheimer’s – well recognized as the affliction senior citizens fear most. It is such a dreaded diagnosis that only about 45 percent of patients or caregivers are being told the diagnosis by their doctor, according to the 2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report released today. More...

Alzheimer's, Dementia & Mental Health

Fight against Alzheimer’s produces 19 significant discoveries this month

Many reports on studies suggesting better treatments, moving closer to cure for Alzheimer’s

March 24, 2015 – It has been an incredible month of news about Alzheimer’s disease and most of it has been encouraging for senior citizens, who fear the mind-altering disease more than any other. Among the most positive are news of a diet and a gene variant that may protect against AD, restoration of memory by an epilepsy drug, discovery about inherited AD, and new diagnostic techniques. More...

Caregiver & Elder Care News

Seniors offered new dollar-a-day service to call doctors for medical advice

Seniors Wireless says it is affordable, contract-free wireless plan to offering seniors flexibility and convenience

March 24, 2015 – The number of senior citizens in the U.S. keeps expanding as older Americans continue to extend the average age of longevity. There is a price – we must consistently maintain our health. Now, a company – Seniors Wireless – wants to make it easier and affordable. Today they introduced a program that provides seniors age 55 and older unlimited, direct access to board-certified doctors via telephone or video, for any reason, anytime and anywhere for one dollar a day. More...

Alzheimer's, Dementia & Mental Health

Senior citizens with a purpose in life have less brain damage

Positive psychological factors such as a purpose in life, emerging as very potent determinants of health for elderly

March 20, 2015 — Having a strong sense that your life has meaning and direction may make you less likely to develop areas of brain damage caused by blockages in blood flow as you age. At least that is what was found in a study of senior citizens with an average age of 84. More...

Health and Medicine for Seniors

Senior citizens with back pain often get quick x-ray or MRI that may be a waste

Early imaging of those age 65-plus does not seem to improve the outcome

March 18, 2015 – When you, or another other senior citizen, goes to the doctor complaining of back pain, it is not uncommon for the physician to recommend an x-ray or an MRI to get a better look at the spine. The doctor would be following an accepted procedure for an early imaging in hopes of a quick solution. A new study, however, finds seniors getting the early image have no better success than older adults who did not. More...

Social Security Q&A

How to manage spousal benefits a common question for Social Security

This week’s questions focus on women, the predominate recipients of Social Security

Social Security

Q&A

March 18, 2015 – This week’s Social Security Q&A has two topics that are of particular interest to women, who make up 57 percent of all Social Security beneficiaries age 62 and older. Included is another complicated question abut how to best handle spousal benefits. More...

Political News for Senior Citizens

House Republican budget calls for privatizing Medicare, cutting Medicare

Senate Republicans expected to reject cutting benefits for senior citizens

Medicare & You logoMarch 18, 2015 - House Republicans are proposing to cut $5.5 trillion in U.S. government spending and balance the budget in nine years by cutting Medicaid and food stamps and partially privatizing Medicare. The House plan released Tuesday, straight from Representative Paul Ryan’s budgets of the past, is sure to run into opposition among Republicans who control the Senate. Almost half the Senate Republicans are up for re-election next year, and few senators are eager to run on a budget that would cut benefits for senior citizens. Bloomberg News

Sex and Romance for Senior Citizens

Senior citizens highly satisfied with sex lives: men more than women

Sexual activity among seniors 70-plus has increased rapidly since the 1970s - especially women

March 17, 2015 - Sexual activity among senior citizens age 70 and older is on the increase – especially among women – and the majority of both sexes are highly satisfied. Sixty percent of older women and 70 percent of older men are highly satisfied says a new study. More...

Alzheimer's News from other media

Alzheimer’s patient at 90 still lights up his dementia home with piano music

March 17, 2015 – It is hard to find a story about Alzheimer’s disease that makes you smile. But, it is hard not to feel pleasure when you hear the piano music by Bert Rose, a 90-year-old AD patient who was once a celebrated pianist. He is now bringing the pleasure of music to the home for dementia patients where he lives and plays almost daily. By Bonnie Miller Rubin, Chicago Tribune… also video.

Aging News from other media

Great-grandma skydives and swims with sharks for 100th birthday

March 16, 2015 - Georgina Harwood celebrated her 100th year in style Saturday by skydiving in Cape Town, South Africa. Her friends and family joined her, watching safely from the ground. You might say she's the coolest 100-year-old person that has ever lived, considering she started skydiving at age 92. Read more, see video - Mashable

Medicare News from other media

Senate Democrats Threaten to Oppose Deal on Medicare Doc Pay

March 16, 2015 -Congress wants to avoid a 21 percent reduction in doctors' Medicare pay scheduled for April 1. Democrats want any agreement to finance the Children’s Health Insurance Program for four years. Associated Press on ABC News

Senior Political News from other media

No more attacks on Medicare by Republicans in Senate

As budget work begins they break with Rep. Paul Rayan’s entitlement overhauls

March 16, 2017 - Ending Medicare as we know it appears to be over, even as Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) moves up to chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. Paul Waldman writes in a Washington Post blog, “Republicans will not include detailed plans to overhaul entitlement programs when they unveil their first budget in nearly a decade this week, according to GOP sources.” Senate Republicans are breaking with Ryan because they want to avoid agitating senior citizens - especially with a slim majority and in danger of losing their majority in 2016. Washington Post

Medicare News from other media

Two billion dollar trimming of Medicare to pay for physician pay increase

Bloomberg says congressional leaders in agreement to act by March 31

March 15, 2015 – Okay, it is still under wraps, but Bloomberg news says congressmen from both parties are about to make a run at trimming back Medicare by $200 billion to keep from cutting the reimbursement to physicians on March 31. Some of the cost would be offset with $35 billion worth of Medicare savings from beneficiaries, $35 billion from reducing or delaying higher payments to hospitals and other Medicare providers and the rest from $130 billion worth of adjustments in the budget resolution that would include government health programs. Bloomberg News, The News Tribune…

Medicare News from other media

Do you realize what a great deal you have with Medicare?

You will be surprised at what senior citizens get from Medicare

March 15, 2015 - As important as Medicare is for your long-term financial security, many retirees don't appreciate just how great a deal the program is until they see one shockingly large number: the difference between how much they've paid in Medicare taxes over the course of their lifetimes and how much they're likely to save on medical costs as a result of having Medicare coverage for the rest of their lives. Another interesting report by By Dan Caplinger for The Motley Fool

Senior Alerts from other media:

Scams target seniors at alarming rates warns BBB

FTC says about 27% of consumer fraud complaints filed in 2013 were by seniors over 60

 March 15, 2015 – The scammers are getting more sophisticated, daring and extravagant in their attempts to steal money from unsuspecting victims. Increasingly, too, the targets of their scams of senior citizens. According to the Better Business Bureau, older Americans are the fastest growing segment of the population to be victimized by identity fraud and Internet schemes. Dothan Eagle…

Health and Medicine for Seniors

Intense stress and depression almost doubles death risk for heart patients

Short-term risk of death or heart attack increased 48% for older heart patient in the high stress-high depressive group

March 14, 2015 - Few seniors are not aware that stress and depression are a bad mix, yet, they very often link together – you are stressed or depressed, which tends to cause the one you don’t already have to raise its ugly head. The startling news is, however, that older people coping with these two afflictions plus a heart problem are likely to see a really big increase in their risk of a heart attack or death. More...

Health and Medicine for Seniors

Boomers, other seniors drive record spending for drugs

Drugs for hepatitis C, compounded medications push prices  higher

March 10, 2015 – The money spent on drugs in the U.S. increased at a faster rate in 2014 – 13.1 percent – than in any year for the last decade. The culprits, according a report by Express Scripts, were new high priced medicines for hepatitis C and the “exploitation of loopholes for compounded medications.” Most hepatitis C patients are senior citizens. More...

Medicare & Medicaid News

Hospitals working harder to make Medicare patients happy

Patient surveys more important since Medicare began requiring hospitals to report on satisfaction in 2007 - check your hospital's scores

By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News 

happy patient having blood pressure testMarch 10, 2015 - Lillie Robinson came to Rowan Medical Center for surgery on her left foot. She expected to be in and out in a day, returning weeks later for her surgeon to operate on the other foot. But that’s not how things turned out. More...

Health and Medicine for Seniors

Going vegetarian offers way for seniors to lower risk of colorectal cancer

Senior citizens making great progress against this deadly cancer due to more having colonoscopies

Doctors giving good news to cancer patientMarch 9, 2015 - A good way for seniors to avoid colorectal cancer – the number two cancer killer in the U.S. among cancers – is to eat a vegetarian diet, says a study of Seventh - day Adventist published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. More...

Health and Medicine for Seniors

Less sex, less desire in senior men leads to testosterone decline - not vice versa

Decline in testosterone was “strikingly small,” less than 10%; declines in estrogen also associated with declines in sexual activity

March 8, 2015 – For male senior citizens age 70 and older, decreased sexual activity and desire may be the cause, not an effect, of low testosterone level, according to research presented yesterday at the Endocrine Society meeting in San Diego. More...

Health and Medicine for Seniors

Higher heart disease risk for men due to high testosterone, low estrogen

Sex hormones testosterone nor estrogen caused changes in "bad," cholesterol, blood pressure, or body weight in this study

March 8, 2015 - Why men have more heart disease than premenopausal women has been a puzzle, but a new study shows that the sex hormones testosterone and estrogen alter cardiovascular risk factors in a way that raises a man's risk of heart disease. More...

Social Security News

How much can you earn without losing Social Security income?

March 7, 2015 - Questions answered for seniors  by the Social Security Administration

Social Security

Q&A

Question:

I am 66 years old, and I have been receiving Social Security benefits since I turned 62.  I am considering working once again.  What is the maximum amount I can earn before my Social Security benefits are affected? More

Exercise & Fitness for Senior Citizens

When one spouse improves exercise program, the other seems to follow

Epidemic of those who do not get enough exercise may improve with couples counseling

March 6, 2015 – For most married couples this new research is probably not a surprise. It concludes that if one spouse improves his or her exercise program, the other spouse is significantly more likely to do the same. The researchers conclude that a better approach to helping people boost their physical activity to improve health might be to counsel married couples together instead of individually. More...

Alzheimer's, Dementia & Mental Health

Experts call for end to behavior-calming drugs for Alzheimer’s patients

Caregiver-based approaches would work better – if they were used & paid for as often as anti-psychotic drugs targeted by new federal report

March 5, 2015 - Doctors write millions of prescriptions a year for drugs to calm the behavior of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. But non-drug approaches actually work better, and carry far fewer risks, experts conclude in a new report. More...

Exercise & Fitness for Senior Citizens

Seniors with fastest aging brains have worst physical fitness

Too many seniors don't start worrying about their brain health until later in life

March 5, 2015 – The evidence just keeps piling up that confirms the connection between good physical fitness and good mental fitness. It seems to be particularly evident as people age into their sixties. Seniors in the best physical condition tend to have the best mental abilities. The latest research finds those with poor physical fitness in their 40s may have lower brain volumes at age 60. More...

Health and Medicine for Seniors

Obesity is an expensive disease, especially for aging senior citizens

Obese 70-year-olds may live as long as healthy weight 70-year-olds but will spend $39,000 more on health care

By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News

March 2, 2015 - Bayou La Batre, Alabama, calls itself the seafood capital of Alabama. Residents here depend on fishing and shrimping for their livelihood, and when they sit down to eat, they like most things fried. It’s here that former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin has been trying to reverse the nation’s obesity epidemic one patient at a time. More...

Health and Medicine for Seniors

Statin drug not clearing cholesterol? Blocked arteries could be to blame

Patients whose bad cholesterol levels don’t respond may have more artery blockages than those whose cholesterol levels drop

Feb. 28, 2015 — If your “bad” cholesterol level stays the same or increases after you take statin drugs, you may have more blocked arteries than people whose levels drop, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.

Aging & Longevity

Aging in Place sounds great but may not be for Boomers or their parents

There is a lot more going on at the group home to support successful aging

Feb. 25, 2015 - Baby boomers trying to pick the best living arrangements for themselves or their parents as they age should be wary of a phrase they coined in their younger years: If it feels good, do it. More...

Aging & Longevity

When one half of elderly couple stops driving it impacts both

Having a spouse who still drives does not remove the consequences of driving cessation for senior citizens

Feb. 24, 2015 – Even if just one member of a senior couple stops driving, negative consequences result for both the driver and non-driver, according to a new study from the University of Missouri. It recommends that the elderly, and their adult children, carefully discuss and plan for the transition to driving cessation. More...

Medicare & Medicaid News

Few senior citizens benefiting from Medicare obesity counseling

Affordable Care Act added Medicare benefit offering face-to-face weight-loss counseling to 13 million obese seniors in the U.S.

Sarah Varney February 23, 2015

Feb. 23, 2015 - In the farming town of Exeter, deep in California’s Central Valley, Anne Roberson walks a quarter mile down the road each day to her mailbox. Her walk and housekeeping chores are the 68-year-old’s only exercise, and her weight has remained stubbornly over 200 pounds for some time now. More...

Medicare & Medicaid News

Medicare makes Five Star Rating System for nursing homes even tougher

Climb gets even steeper for nursing homes to reach a five star rating

Feb. 23, 2015 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) says it has strengthened the Five Star Quality Rating System for Nursing Homes on the Nursing Home Compare website to “give families more precise and meaningful information on quality when they consider facilities for themselves or a loved one.” More...

Exercise & Fitness for Senior Citizens

Older women active a few times weekly lower risk of heart disease, stroke, blood clot

Activities associated with reduced risk included walking, gardening, and cycling

Feb. 19, 2015 - Just a little exercise by older women is better than none, at least when it comes to lowering the risk of heart disease, stroke and blood clots. Being active just a few times a week is all it takes. Researchers were surprised to find that more frequent physical activity didn’t result in further reductions in risk. More...

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Medicare & Medicaid News

Patient deaths from hospital-acquired conditions reduced by 50,000

Medicare blog points to success of Affordable Care Act, Medicare’s stress on better care, HHS Partnership for Patients

By Patrick Conway, Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality and CMS Chief Medical Officer (originally published February 11)

Feb. 19, 2015 - Recently, a Department of Health and Human Services report showed that an estimated 50,000 fewer patients died in hospitals and approximately $12 billion in health care costs were saved as a result of a reduction in hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2013. More...

Features for Senior Citizens

Senior citizens with limited mobility reduce heart risks with just a little activity

 Every minute of physical activity may lower risk of heart attack for seniors even in their 80s and with limited mobility; amount of activity more important than the intensity

Feb. 18, 2015 – This is great news and it leaves senior citizens, even those in their 80s, and those with already limited mobility, no excuse not to try a little physical activity. A new study finds they can lower their risk of a heart attack – and coronary death – for every minute they spend in a just light physical activity. More...

Health and Medicine for Seniors

Type 2 Diabetes patients should exercise after dinner

Study is particularly helpful for health care providers who have patients who exercise every day but are not seeing benefits

Feb. 18, 2015 – Individuals with Type 2 diabetes have heightened amounts of sugars and fats in their blood, which increases their risks for cardiovascular diseases such as strokes and heart attacks. Exercise is a popular prescription for those suffering from the symptoms of Type 2 diabetes, but most research has focused the benefits of different exercise methods. A news study, however, decided to look at the difference in benefits based on the time of the exercise. Doing it after dinner is best, they say. More...

Alzheimer's, Dementia & Mental Health

Seniors face high risk of Alzheimer’s, dementia from anticholinergic drugs

Senior citizens often take anticholinergic drugs, which are commonly prescribed for a wide range of common health conditions

Feb. 17, 2015 – There is nothing that strikes fear in the hearts of senior citizens more than the risk of dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease in particular. A recent study found, however, a significantly increased risk for developing dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease from taking commonly used medications with anticholinergic effects, which are taken frequently by older adults, often unknowingly. They even include nonprescription medicines like Benadryl. More...

Health and Medicine for Seniors

Human stem cells restore cognitive function after chemotherapy damage

First solid evidence that transplantation of human neural stem cells can reverse chemo induced damage of healthy tissue in the brain

Feb. 16, 2015 - Human nerve system stem cell treatments are showing promise for reversing learning and memory deficits after chemotherapy, according to UC Irvine researchers. More...

Aging & Longevity

What is successful aging? Gerontologists still trying to reach agreement

Is the bottom line of ‘successful aging’ for many elderly Americans simply surviving with reasonable cognition and some mobility, or is it much broader

Feb. 16, 2015 – The debate over defining “successful aging” is raging again among the professionals in the field of gerontology. Despite books, years of research and numerous analytical articles in the past, there are 16 articles in the latest issue of The Gerontologist. One suggests those in the U.S. define it in more multidimensional terms than do most scholars. More...

Aging & Longevity

Love is in the air and here is proof you are never too old to fall in love

Residents at retirement communities around the country find love in their golden years

Feb. 12, 2015 - As Valentine’s Day approaches, seniors across the country who have lost their sweethearts are finding love again - but this time, it is with fellow residents in senior living communities, according to Holiday Retirement, that operates homes for senior citizens. More...

Mental patients have higher death risk but seldom die from this condition

Approximately 8 million deaths each year, are attributable to mental disorders

Feb. 11, 2015 – This is one of those cases where a massive study of a large number of research reports raises more questions than it answers. It does conclude that people with mental health disorders or two times more likely to die than those without such disorders. This link between mental problems and mortality is complicated by the reality that most people with those disorders do not die of their condition. More...

Caregiver & Elder Care News

Eight signs of impending death of cancer patients identified to help caretakers

May aid caretakers, physicians to prepare, help patients, families make difficult personal decisions

Feb. 9, 2015 – Death is an unpleasant subject but its inevitability has become well recognized by the time we reach our senior years. It is something most senior citizens have had to deal with up close and personal. A new study in the journal Cancer that identifies the eight highly specific physical and cognitive signs associated with imminent death in cancer patients. More...

Alzheimer's, Dementia & Mental Health

Meditation may give us more years with healthy brain as we age

Incidence of cognitive decline and dementia has increased substantially as elderly population has grown

Feb. 9, 2015 - People are living longer and most of us take that as good news. But in the world of reality, the news is not so good, if those extra years of living are plagued with mental torment. New research of adults up to age 77, however, has found that the practice of meditation may give us more years in older age with less of the brain damage associated with aging. More...

Health and Medicine for Seniors

Seniors surviving heart failure have 20 percent risk of death for a year

Yale study looked at 3 million Medicare patients who survived hospitalization for heart failure and pneumonia

By Karen N. Peart

Feb. 6, 2015 – Senior citizens – age 65 and older – who survive hospitalization for heart failure have a 20 percent chance of going back into the hospital or death in the month after being discharged. New research, however, has found these risks remain high for up to a year, although they can be addressed with targeted care. More...

Medicare & Medicaid News

Medicare okays lung cancer screening with Low Dose Computed Tomography immediately

This is the first time that Medicare has covered lung cancer screening

Feb. 5, 2015 - Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final national coverage determination that provides for Medicare coverage of Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT). The coverage - the first ever for lung cancer screening - is effective immediately. More...

Aging & Longevity

Is surgery a viable option for patients age 80 plus with acute spinal conditions?

Study found no difference in complications, mortality when compared to younger patients

Feb. 5, 2015 - As the number of Americans age 80 and older continues to rise, so does the percentage of patients with acute spinal conditions. A new srudy found significant benefit from surgical treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis with and without degenerative spondylolisthesis and no higher overall complication rate and no higher mortality for patients age 80 and older when compared to patients younger than age 80. More

Nutrition, Vitamins & Supplements for Seniors

Herbal supplements not what they claim, ordered off shelves in New York

Only 4% of the Walmart products tested showed DNA from the plants listed on the products’ labels – other stores GNC, Target, Walgreens

Feb. 4, 2015 – The world of herbal supplements – a place frequented often by senior citizens - virtually exploded yesterday when New York State’s Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman ordered four the largest retailers in the U.S. to stop selling a number of brand herbal supplement products because the labels on the products did not match the contents. This misleading information was on almost 80 percent of the products tested. More...

Caregiver & Elder Care News

Suffering at end of life getting worse, not better for older Americans

Family member asked whether the dying person - age 50 plus - suffered pain, depression or periodic confusion

By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News

Feb. 3, 2015 - It’s been more than 15 years since the Institute of Medicine released its seminal 1997 report detailing the suffering many Americans experience at the end of life and offering sweeping recommendations on how to improve care. So has dying in America gotten any less painful? More...

Alzheimer's, Dementia & Mental Health

Elderly delirium patients improve without drugs, complicated programs

Improvement in cognitive function, less falls for older hospital patients result from practical interventions

Feb. 2, 2015 – Prescription drugs and programs with multiple components are not necessary to reduce delirium and prevent falls in hospitalized older patents, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. Delirium is a confused state that is marked by inattention and global cognitive dysfunction (impaired memory and thought). More...

Aging & Longevity

Being senior citizen does not add complications to breast reconstruction

But problems with blood clots may be more common in older women, study suggests

Feb. 2, 2015 - Older women don't have an increased overall risk of complications from breast reconstruction after mastectomy, reports the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. More...

Medicare & Medicaid News

Seniors with these medical conditions at high risk of falling into Medicare 'donut hole'

Researchers recommend counseling to manage drug regimens to avoid high drug cost

Feb. 2, 2015 - Among seniors, women and patients with diabetes and dementia are the most likely to fall into the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan "donut hole" - the gap occurring after beneficiaries reach their annual coverage limit and before catastrophic coverage kicks. More...

Social Security News

Seniors can replace Social Security 1099s Online with Personal Account

Agency expands online services and promotes use of my Social Security Accounts

Feb. 2, 2015 – Seniors who lose their SSA-1099 form from Social Security before they need it for their income tax filing can now “quickly and easily” obtain a replacement from the agency’s website using their my Social Security account, according to a news release issued today. More...


 
 

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