Jim Borland, Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Communications

Social Security and Veterans Affairs Partnership Speeds Disability Decisions for Veterans

November 9, 2016 • By

Social Security is with you throughout life’s journey. For the millions of individuals we help each day — including Veterans, widows and widowers, retirees, and people with disabilities — our priority is to help you secure today and tomorrow. In our efforts to improve the quality of service we provide to Veterans, we’re proud to […]

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Our Commitment Goes Beyond Our Services

October 31, 2016 • By

Social Security is here to help secure today and tomorrow with financial benefits, information, and tools that provide a level of economic security throughout life’s journey. This commitment goes beyond the services we render. Through our work in serving the public, we know first-hand the challenges that many members of the community face. Every year, […]

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Retiring Overseas? What You Need to Know About Getting Benefits Abroad

October 20, 2016 • By

There are a number of people who choose to live their retirement years in places outside of the United States. Perhaps retirement in Thailand or Portugal is in your plans. Maybe you plan to split your year between Central Europe and Central Asia. In many cases, it’s still possible to receive your retirement benefits while […]

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Recognizing LGBT History Month

October 17, 2016 • By

Social Security is committed to treating all Americans fairly. This commitment extends to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people covered by Social Security’s many programs. October is also National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) History Month. It’s a month-long annual observance of the history of the gay rights movement. First observed in 1994 to […]

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We Need Your Insights on Telehealth and Telemedicine

October 11, 2016 • By

What is the National Disability Forum? The National Disability Forum is an open conversation where members of the public, community leaders, and Social Security employees come together to talk about the disability programs. Social Security uses these meetings to listen to you and your community leaders so we can learn what’s important to you. Your […]

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Social Security Disability Secures Today and Tomorrow

September 29, 2016 • By

“I have never asked for help, but man did I need it now.” This is the case for many people living with disabling conditions that prevent them from working. At Social Security, we see and hear these stories every day. We provide benefits to millions of people with disabilities and their families through the Social […]

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Let Social Security Help Guide You Back To Work

September 19, 2016 • By

There’s no denying that we all need a helping hand every now and then. Whether it’s to change a tire, move into a new home, or build a tree house, knowing someone is there to lend a hand is always reassuring. Social Security offers this same assurance to all those we serve each day, including […]

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Don’t Let Scammers Prey on Your Generosity

September 12, 2016 • By

Natural disasters bring out the best in people. The ever-present generosity of Americans is front and center right now, as we try to help the victims of the Louisiana flood. Millions have given their time and donated to the relief funds and charities. Unfortunately, times like these also bring out people looking to profit from […]

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Rockin’ the Labor Force – Your Stories

September 6, 2016 • By

Labor Day is a turning point for many people. We consider it the end of summer because many schools fill with students in September. Also, many fall sports begin with Labor Day weekend. Some of you may have celebrated the holiday by beginning to think about exiting the labor force — and beginning your retirement […]

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