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Athletes of the Year Return to 2020 Florida Senior Games

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As the days count down to the registration deadline for the 2020 Florida Senior Games, a check of the registration database finds 14 previous Athletes of the Year registered, along with the 2019 Florida Senior Games Athletes of the Year, Peggy Peck and Ed Scheid.

Social Security Can Help With Your Plan for Achieving Self Support

If you rely on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments or Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits and want to start working or return to work, we can help.  A Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS) is a rule under SSI to help people with disabilities return to work.  If you receive SSI or could qualify for SSI after setting aside income or resources so you can pursue—or achieve—a work goal, you could benefit from a PASS.

Social Security Program Experts Can Answer Your Important Questions

There are many online resources about Social Security, so it is important that you come to us as the first place for answers.  You can find many of the answers about our programs and services on our Frequently Asked Questions page at faq.ssa.gov.  We feature our most-asked questions at the top of the page to help you find answers to the most common questions quickly, like:

Miami-Dade County Elder Affairs Advisory Board Provides Caregivers With 500 Disposable Gloves

MIAMI – As #OurCounty continues to reopen, there is still a demand for COVID-19 supplies for the elderly and their caregivers. Elder Affairs Advisory Board Member and Senior Advocate for the Office of the Mayor Teri Busse-Arvesu received a donation of 500 disposable gloves from Silvia Lopez of the Community Medical Group, a Florida Medicaid and Medicare health services provider. The Aug. 27 donation went to the Elderly and Disability Services Bureau of Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department.

From L-R: Elder Affairs Advisory Board Member and Senior Advocate for the Office of the Mayor Teri Busse-Arvesu with Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department Elderly and Disability Services Bureau’s Senior Companion Coordinator Elizabeth Morale, recipient of the disposable gloves donation

Access Social Security From Just About Anywhere

You can access our programs and services from just about anywhere with your personal and secure my Social Security account.  It’s easy to sign up for one, and it will give you access to important information you can’t find anywhere else.  With your personal mySocial Security account, you can:

Understanding Social Security Survivors Benefits

We are here for surviving family members when a worker dies.  In the event of your death, certain members of your family may be eligible for survivors benefits.  These include widows and widowers, divorced widows and widowers, children, and dependent parents.

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