February 04, 2021: The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) claw back the Social Security benefits of workers or their spouse or widow(er) if they worked for a period of time in jobs not covered by Social Secu Read More >
February 02, 2021: By Arthur Allen and Liz Szabo
When getting vaccinated against covid-19, there’s no sense being picky. You should take the first authorized vaccine that’s offered, experts say.
The newest covid vaccine on the horizon, Read More >
February 01, 2021: Millions of Americans, especially seniors, rely on the Post Office for delivery of important goods and services.
Sign our petition to demand that President Biden fill all four vacancies on the Postal Board of Governors immediat Read More >
January 27, 2021: By Phil Galewitz
Americans’ reluctance to get vaccinated for covid-19 is waning, according to a poll released Wednesday.
Nearly Read More >
January 25, 2021: Retirees have earned their Social Security benefits over a lifetime of hard work.
Sign our petition to demand that Congress take action to protect and expand Social Security so it can continue to be there for current and future Read More >
January 19, 2021: Nearly 180 million workers contribute to Social Security and Medicare through payroll taxes. Details like benefit amounts and premiums change each year.
Our fact sheet has the latest figures for 2021.
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January 08, 2021: By Laura Ungar
With supplies of covid-19 vaccines scarce, a federal advisory panel recommends first putting shots into the arms of health care workers, who keep the nation’s medical system running, and long-term care residen Read More >
January 07, 2021: Sharon Clark is able to get her life-sustaining cancer drug, Pomalyst — priced at more than $18,000 for a 28-day supply — only because of the generosity of patient assistance foundations.
Clark, 57, a former insurance agent Read More >
January 06, 2021: The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding the results of the Senate runoff elections in Georgia:
“The 4.4 million members of the Alliance for Ret Read More >
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