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Social Security understands your individual needs, and their Our People Like Me webpages give you information tailored to your specific needs.

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Social Security Is Here for People Like You

(July, 2018)

All kinds of people make up this great nation. Seniors, soldiers, individuals with disabilities, and newlyweds—they are the workers, civic leaders, social workers, and artistic creators of countless things and ideas that help us have better lives every day. All of our collective talents and passions create one of the most unique societies in the history of the world.

Social Security understands your individual needs. From early career to retirement, we’re here, securing today and tomorrow. Our People Like Me webpages give you information tailored to your specific needs. Here are a few:

Creating resources for people like you helps us provide you with information about programs that can create lasting, positive change in your life. Share these People Like Me pages with friends and family at www.socialsecurity.gov/people.

Maria Ortega

Maria Ortega is a Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Administration. Her weekly column on all things Social Security appears in the Sunday Edition of the Sun-Sentinel. She conducts speaking engagements about Social Security programs and is always available to address issues that may affect the public. She coordinates exhibits, fairs, conventions and seminars and serves as an Agency contact with news media, community organizations and advocacy groups.

Maria has agreed to let us reprint her articles here for your convenience.

Thank you Maria!

Social Security Tips & Info