“Motivation is the royal road to understanding healthy aging,” says a new supplemental issue to The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. Motivation science investigates what it is that people desire and dislike or even fear, how these desires, dislikes, and fears are transformed into goals, how people go about pursuing these goals successfully or disengage from them if necessary, and how these processes change over time.
When you retire, if you become disabled, or if someone you depend on dies, we are there when you need us. You can access your information, benefits, and important services from just about anywhere with your personal and secure my Social Security account. With your my Social Security account, you can:
Every year on Veterans Day, we honor the people who risk their lives to protect our country. Our disability program is part of our obligation to wounded warriors and their families. Social Security is an important resource for military members who return home with injuries. If you know a wounded veteran, please let them know about our Wounded Warriors web page, www.ssa.gov/woundedwarriors.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida – The Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) has delivered its 6 millionth meal through the Florida Restaurant Meal Initiative. The innovative partnership among DOEA, The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA), 11 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs), and more than 100 participating restaurants launched in April 2020 in response to COVID-19.
We are excited to celebrate a significant milestone for my Social Security: 60 million registrations! We thank each of you who took the time to create a personal my Social Security account – and encouraged others to do the same. We keep improving our online services to make doing business with us easier, faster, and more accessible.
Did you know your spouse’s benefit amount could be up to 50% of your spouse’s full retirement age benefit amount? If you qualify for a retirement benefit from your own work history and a spouse’s record, we always pay your own benefit first. You cannot receive spouse’s benefits unless your spouse is receiving their retirement benefits (except for divorced spouses).