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  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Linda Clayton-Powell Social Security District Manager Davenport, Iowa HELPING VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY MEMBERS Every year on Veterans Day, we honor the people who risk their lives to protect our freedom. Social Security honors veterans and active duty members of the military every ...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island Social Security Office Social Security Announces 2.8 Percent Benefit Increase for 2019 Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent in 2019, the Social Security...

  • Let’s Celebrate National Family Caregiver Month Let’s Celebrate National Family Caregiver Month

    By Sheila Mooney Community Relations Director Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging November is National Family Caregiver Month when we recognize and thank caregivers. According to the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC), caregivers average 24.4 hours per week of caregiving and, while the role is...

  • Seven Ways Medicare will Improve in 2019 Seven Ways Medicare will Improve in 2019

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is the time during which people with Medicare can make new choices and pick plans that work best for them. Each year Medicare plans typically change what they cost and cover. ...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island Social Security Office WHY SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT IS IMPORTANT TO WOMEN Social Security plays an especially important role in providing economic security for women. In the 21st century, more women work, pay Social Security taxes, and ea...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Linda Clayton-Powell Social Security District Manager Davenport, Iowa ACHIEVING SELF-SUPPORT WITH SOCIAL SECURITY Work means different things to different people, but it can give you a sense of self, a community to rely on, and much-needed structure. Some people define themselves through th...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Jaime Long The “Passionate Patient Advocate™” Owner of GolderCare Solutions The 2 Most Important Secrets to Winning the Medicare Battle Last month, a story on local TV highlighted the plight of a Quad City family who learned after Mom died that they might lose her home to the state. ...

  • Another Annual Enrollment October 15 to December 7 Another Annual Enrollment October 15 to December 7

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor Time really flies when having fun!! We are having fun! We are having fun helping people with their Medicare decision. Let’s clarify - having fun is not making fun of people. But we are having fun explaining to p...