Senior Lobby Updates

Social Security Turns 79–and Still Going Strong

Happy 79th birthday, Social Security.

As we celebrate Social Security’s anniversary, let’s remember is has never missed a check.

Despite claims it is going broke.  Social Security is financially sound, despite the recession, high unemployment and stagnation of workers’ income across the board.  It has provided insurance against loss of wages for seniors and people with disabilities and pays out benefits in the form of survivor benefits to children who lose a working parent.

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