"...to enhance the quality of life for senior citizens...through education and legislation."
More than 40 million people in the United States are 65 or older. By 2035, the U.S. Census Bureau projects this number will double, which makes improving the quality of life for older Americans even more important as we look to the future. It is Social Security’s priority to provide a safety net for older Americans. You can learn more about Social Security at www.socialsecurity.gov. – See more at: http://www.agewisekingcounty.org/en/152/1/1095/Social-Security-A-Safety-Net-for-Older-Americans.htm#sthash.0UW9R8oD.dpuf