Archive for Retirement

  • 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 UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS Disability is something most people don’t like to think about, but the chances that you’ll become disabled probably are greater than you realize. Studies show that a...

  • Another Gift Giving Season: The Greatest Gift Continues Giving Another Gift Giving Season: The Greatest Gift Continues Giving

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor As we approach another gift-giving season, I want to share with you an article we prepared several years ago and repeat here again. Let me make a suggestion on providing the greatest gift. Give the greatest gift t...

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

    By Linda Clayton-Powell Social Security District Manager Davenport, Iowa SEASONAL WORK CAN EMPOWER YOU Soon after school begins in the fall, many businesses begin advertising for seasonal workers. It’s a good way for people to make some extra income during the busy holiday season or ease bac...

  • A New Type of Home A New Type of Home

    Information from Friendship Manor Ron and Aldine didn’t think they were ready to move into a retirement community. But last fall, after being invited for a visit by some friends who live at the Manor, they attended the open house event and quickly changed their minds. “We came to the open hous...

  • It’s Time

    By Jan Rittmer Happy family of Ridgecrest Village Four years ago, being in our mid-seventies, able-bodied, active, and able to make our own decisions, my husband, Roger, and I moved from our long-time home into senior living.  We left some things behind reluctantly, but we gladly abandoned the la...

  • 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...