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Available to Recipients with a my Social Security Account. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today announced the agency is expanding the online services available at www.socialsecurity.gov. Social Security beneficiaries are now able to quickly and easily obtain a replacement SSA-1099 from the agency’s website with a my Social Security account.
West End seniors enjoyed a day at the Everglades courtesy of Commissioner Zapata. Miami-Dade County Commissioner Juan C. Zapata and City Sight Seeing Miami hosted a sightseeing tour of the Everglades for senior citizens of the West End.
Visiting Angels protects seniors with “Fight the Flu Kits” to prepare for peak flu season.  This year’s vicious flu epidemic has threatened local seniors, and now their caregivers are fighting back by handing out “Fight the Flu Kits,” to help prepare seniors for the peak of the flu season, January and February. Weaker immune systems make seniors more vulnerable to the flu, and that’s why 90% of all flu-related deaths and more than half of flu-related hospitalizations occur in people age 65 or older*.
Improving retirement security was among the many proposals in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union message on Tuesday. But advocates for older Americans say Obama should ask Congress to strengthen the nation’s principal middle-class retirement support – Social Security --especially for women, minorities and low-income workers.
As the U.S. economy heats up and successful companies consider expansion and new hiring, competition for reliable, experienced and skilled employees will grow more intense, labour market experts predict.
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