SSA

Celebrating Public Service Recognition Week

May 3, 2021 • By

Since 1985, we have celebrated Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) during the first week in May to highlight the significant contributions by employees throughout government. I have joined 63 federal agencies as a co-chair to this year’s PSRW letter. Please know that we are here to serve you and join me in thanking our dedicated […]

Continue reading "Celebrating Public Service Recognition Week" →


Tags: , , ,

A photo headshot of SSA Commissioner Andrew Saul

Dorcas R. Hardy: Social Security’s First Female Commissioner

March 8, 2021 • By

Women pioneers have played a crucial role in leading and shaping the Social Security Administration over its eighty-five year history. From 1935, Social Security helped shatter the proverbial “glass ceiling” by hiring women in a variety of key positions, from staff workers to leadership. In honor of Women’s History Month 2021, I would like to […]

Continue reading "Dorcas R. Hardy: Social Security’s First Female Commissioner" →


Tags: , ,

A photo of Dorcas Hardy and two gentlemen looking at a computer monitor.

How You Can Grow Your Social Security Benefits Beyond Retirement Age

November 30, 2017 • By

For more and more Americans, reaching retirement age no longer means the end of an active working life. Many people are choosing to work past the age of 65, according to the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you’re willing and able, maintaining gainful employment later in life could go a long way […]

Continue reading "How You Can Grow Your Social Security Benefits Beyond Retirement Age" →


Tags: , , , , , ,

An older couple looking at a tablet device

Inspector General Updates Public About OIG Impersonation Scheme

March 31, 2017 • By

Gale Stallworth Stone, the Acting Inspector General of Social Security, is urging citizens to remain vigilant of a nationwide telephone impersonation scheme.  Since alerting the public in early March about suspicious calls from people posing as Office of the Inspector General (OIG) investigators, the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the OIG have received additional reports […]

Continue reading "Inspector General Updates Public About OIG Impersonation Scheme" →


Tags: , , , , , ,

An elderly woman on cell phone

Getting Married Soon? Give Social Security Your New Name

June 2, 2016 • By

Every year, June marks the beginning of two busy seasons: summer and “wedding season.” With joyful expectation, many of us have already marked our calendars and started wrapping up our plans for the vacations, ceremonies, and honeymoons. While the betrothed work out the details, Social Security wants to remind them about one detail that’s extremely […]

Continue reading "Getting Married Soon? Give Social Security Your New Name" →


Tags: , , , ,

Bride holding hands with her bridesmaid.

A Constant Quest to Improve Our Online Services

May 23, 2016 • By

We know you’re busy and need ways to be more productive. Our online services make it possible for you to conduct business with us when and where it’s convenient for you. Our goal is to provide you with world-class service and our online services are a convenient, cost-effective, and secure way for us to better […]

Continue reading "A Constant Quest to Improve Our Online Services" →


Tags: , , , , , ,

Graphic of address bar on computer with cursor arrow,

Don’t Be a Scam Victim—You’re in Control

May 16, 2016 • By

With the tax season wrapping up, scammers are out in full force. Perhaps you received a phone call demanding payment from the IRS. They may threaten you with legal action if you do not pay immediately, or say things like, “we are sending the police to arrest you.” While these calls may seem scary, it […]

Continue reading "Don’t Be a Scam Victim—You’re in Control" →


Tags: , , , , , ,

A concerned woman talking on a phone while looking at a document

Help us Create Open Government Plan 4.0

February 18, 2016 • By

Social Security is always looking for ways to enhance your access to our information.  We are preparing to publish our fourth Open Government Plan in June. Your input regarding ways to improve our programs and services is invaluable. Our last plan, published in 2014, reflected our commitments to transparency and outlined our efforts. In our […]

Continue reading "Help us Create Open Government Plan 4.0" →


Tags: , , ,

A hand drawing of a set of cogs with a lit lightbulb in the center that represents thinking

You Know Where to Find Us (Because We Make It Easy)

January 21, 2016 • By

For 80 years, Social Security has been there for you and your family when you need us most. And, finding us at our field offices, where you can speak with an employee face-to-face, is easier than ever!

Continue reading "You Know Where to Find Us (Because We Make It Easy)" →


Tags: , , , , ,

A pair of hands holding an iPhone that displays a map.

Medicare Open Enrollment: Five Things You Need to Do

November 30, 2015 • By

Routines help keep us focused, organized, and even healthy. However, if your health routine doesn’t include preparing for Medicare’s Open Enrollment, now’s the time to kick-start a new healthy habit. If you have a Medicare health or prescription drug plan, you should review and compare coverage options. The Open Enrollment runs through December 7 and […]

Continue reading "Medicare Open Enrollment: Five Things You Need to Do" →


Tags: , ,

Medicare 50th anniversary logo
1 2 3 6 Next »