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AARP Celebrates Social Security’s 80th Birthday at FDR House in Manhattan

Posted on 08/14/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

About AARP | Press Flash Mob Cuts “Social Security Card” Cake, Parties With Balloons, Birthday Cards Outside President’s Former Home NEW YORK, New York – Marking the 80th anniversary of Social Security, a flash mob of about 70 AARP volunteers and New York leaders of the association celebrated the earned benefits program today outside Roosevelt House on East 65th Street in Manhattan with a cake in Social Security card motif, red, white and blue balloons, and birthday cards. A second, similar celebration followed in …

Social Security Turns 80, Loved by Americans of All Ages

Posted on 08/14/2015 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Advocacy | Finances 50+ Remains Key to Retirement, Living Independently, Important for Future Generations, According to AARP Survey AARP released results of a survey this week as we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Social Security on August 14, 2015. Americans of all ages continue to have strong feelings of support for Social Security, and the survey found several key themes. According to the national survey of adults, Social Security remains a core part of retirement security, and remains popular across generations and political ideologies. …

Join AARP & celebrate Social Security’s 80th birthday!

Posted on 08/14/2015 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

Finances 50+ | Home & Family | Money & Work It was 80 years ago today that President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Social Security into law–on Aug. 14, 1935. In Arkansas, 666,172 people–among 59 million people nationwide–Social Security benefits. Social Security is the bedrock of financial security for all of us as we get older. It has kept millions of older people and their families out of poverty and help all people age with dignity. These benefits are earned during our working years, through the payroll taxes deducted from each …

AARP Iowa Reaffirms Social Security on 80th Anniversary

Posted on 08/14/2015 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

Advocacy | Events State Fair Celebration Showcases Popular Support for Program Des Moines, Aug. 14, 2015 – While commemorating the 80th anniversary of the signing of Social Security into law in 1935 today at the Iowa State Fair, AARP Iowa State President Martha Willits said the program “remains as important as ever.” AARP Iowa celebrated the occasion at in a State Fair tent complete with games, prizes, birthday cake, dignitaries, and the release of results of a new national AARP survey on American’s views of …

Social Security Turns 80, AARP Oklahoma Member Shares Personal Story of Its Impact

Posted on 08/13/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Finances 50+ | Money & Work   As Social Security this week marks its 80th Anniversary, a newly released AARP survey shows Americans of all ages continue to have strong feelings for the program. In Oklahoma, the broad impact of Social Security is being felt in communities across the state. One in five Oklahoma residents receives Social Security – a total of more than 730,000 people.  And, while 62% of beneficiaries are retirees, 38% are not: more than 126,000 are people with disabilities, more than 60,000 …

AARP Survey Shows Social Security at 80 Has Strong Support

Posted on 08/13/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Money & Work | Press Social Security Turns 80, Loved by Americans of All Ages Remains Key to Retirement, Living Independently, Important for Future Generations, According to AARP Survey   Washington, DC – AARP released results of a survey this week as we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Social Security on August 14, 2015. Americans of all ages continue to have strong feelings of support for Social Security, and the survey found several key themes. According to the national survey of adults, Social Security remains …