Our Community Articles section is open to anyone with something interesting to say on health, housing, legal and/or financial issues related to retirement. Posts are not reviewed or vetted by AgingOptions staff. Please contact us if you wish to post an article.

Social Security Announces 1.6 Percent Benefit Increase for 2020

News Release SOCIAL SECURITY Written By Mark Hinkle, Acting Press Officer, SSA Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 69 million Americans will increase 1.6 percent in 2020, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 1.6 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 63 million Social Security…

Five Ways to Keep Busy After Retirement

By Paige A. Mitchell, Freelance Writer Our adult lives are consumed with obligations and responsibilities. The checklist can seem never-ending and exhausting. One would think that the prospect of retiring would seem fantastic to everyone. However, many adults are not prepared for the amount of time that opens up to them upon retiring. The freedom…