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The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) — the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging — joins in solidarity with the movement to condemn the entrenched racism undermining American society and promote equal rights for all.

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we in law enforcement have seen an increase in scams concocted by ruthless individuals who are after your money. As such and from the very beginning, my office engaged our Price Gouging and Scam Hotline (305-547-3300) for residents to call to report these types of crimes. 

The Social Security Administration issued an update today about COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments (EIP) to certain groups of Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries.  Beneficiaries who have their regular monthly payments managed for them by another person, called a representative payee, will begin receiving their EIPs from the IRS in late May.

SSA’s Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program helps children with qualifying disablities and their families.  For this program, a child must meet all of the following requirements to be considered disabled and medically eligible:

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