We Are Here to Help You Realize Your Dream

January 17, 2017 • By

Reading Time: 2 Minutes

Last Updated: January 17, 2017

man and woman on laptopJanuary 16 was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — a national holiday and a day of remembrance. Martin Luther King, Jr. dedicated his life to creating and fostering equal rights for African Americans, and he died during his efforts to make his dream a reality.

Many people commemorate this holiday by serving their community and giving to others who may be less fortunate. In many ways, this is what Social Security does every day, all year long.

A great way to be of service to others is to help someone you know who may need assistance applying for Social Security, Medicare, or Extra Help with Medicare prescription drug costs. This is easy to do at

Some people who need these benefits may not be comfortable with computers or may not even know applying online is an option.  But now, it’s easier than ever to apply for such benefits from the convenience of a home computer at

For example, it’s easy to apply for retirement benefits at It can take as little as 15 minutes from start to finish.  Once the application is electronically submitted, in most cases, there is nothing more to do.

It’s even easier to apply for Medicare, for people who do not plan to begin their Social Security retirement payments yet but who do want Medicare coverage. The application takes about 10 minutes and you can find it at

People who already have Medicare coverage, but who need help meeting prescription drug costs, can apply for Extra Help online at

Whether you spent the holiday taking a trip to see the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington D.C. or read or listened to a recording of his legendary I Have a Dream speech, we encourage you to use this holiday as a reminder to lend to hand to someone who can use your help. Lead them to It may be easy for you, but it may help someone you love realize their own dreams.

Did you find this Information helpful?

Thanks for your feedback!


See Comments

About the Author

Doug Walker, Deputy Commissioner, Communications

Deputy Commissioner, Office of Communications


  1. Satyam S.

    The information you have posted is very useful.Thank you so much for sharing.

  2. jigar

    thank you…
    this post is great…

  3. Irfan A.

    Thanks for writing this amazing content, I just read the whole blog post and found some really great points which i’m looking for on the internet. I especially thanks to the Author of this blog post the way you wrote the overall writing. If you have a chance, I’d love it if you’d take a look at PTE Classes in Parramatta

  4. Alexa J.

    Yeah here you get the information related to the ipl

  5. Tiana C.

    Thank you for sharing this post with lots of vital information.
    Much Appreciated.
    Keep sharing.

    कस्टम टी-शर्ट स्टोर

  6. Rajan M.

    I have read your article, it is very informative and helpful for me. I admire the valuable information you offer in your articles. Thanks for posting it.

Comments are closed.