What to Know About Social Safety Nets Like Social Security

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Getting older can come with a lot of new challenges. From retirement planning to estate planning, there’s a lot to think about. But one of the biggest concerns for many seniors is how they will survive financially if they can no longer work. That’s where social safety nets like Social Security come in.

This guide from GO BankingRates details seven of the safety nets that are available to Americans, including Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare, and Medicaid. It also provides information on how these programs work and who is eligible for them.

Learning more about these programs can help ease your mind about retirement and help you access the resources you need, when you need them. At The Seniors Center, we’re committed to helping you navigate this next phase of life with confidence. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more tips and advice.