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Senior Living News / Senior Living

Social Security Q&A: Disability

Q: I receive Social Security disability benefits. I now have a second serious disability. Can my monthly benefit amount be increased?

A: No. Your Social Security disability benefit amount is based on the amount of your lifetime earnings before ...

Social Security Q&A: Survivors' benefits; new baby

Q: My neighbor said my kids, 8 and 15, might be eligible for survivors' benefits since their mother died. Are they?

A: Maybe. Their mother must have worked and earned the required number of Social Security credits. If she did, both you and your ...

Social Security Q&A: SSI resources; Medicare

Q: I get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) because I am elderly and have no income. My sister recently died and left me the money she had in a savings account. Will this extra money affect my SSI benefits? Will my SSI payments stop?

A: The money...

Social Security Q&A: Medicare

Q: I didn't enroll in Medicare Part B back when my Part A started a few years ago. Can I enroll now?

A: Yes -- but if you want to do it this year, you'll have to act soon. The general enrollment period for Medicare Part B, medical insurance, ...

103-year-old given 103rd Street sign for birthday

LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- Los Angeles officials said they presented an elderly man with a street sign that read "103rd Street" in honor of his 103rd birthday.

Los Angeles Councilman Tom LaBonge has a history of giving Leon Saliba a variety of unique ...