The Force has always been strong with Carrie Fisher, beloved actress and star from the original Star Wars trilogy of the 1970's and '80's, but this week Hollywood was left in mourning following the news that Fisher suffered a massive heart attack while on a flight from London to Hollywood and died later this week. Fisher reentered the spotlight last year after reprising her role as Princess Leia in the recent Star Wars: A Force Awakens film, which debuted last December, and has been touring while promoting her recently published memoir, which talks in depth about her battle with mental disorders, including bipolar disease
The Social Security Administration over the past few years has taken additional action to reach out to Americans and keep them informed of the services that the administration has to offer. They have an active Twitter account and Facebook page, and they offer additional updates and information through their blog, Social Security Matters. With recent discussion about the finances in the political realm during the presidential election and how President elect Donald Trump and his administration will affect the dozens of departments and administrations during his time as President, the Social Security Administration's recent release of statistics comes as a welcome surprise. The statistics which show the worth and value the administration has on millions of Americans are worth sharing.
For many Americans, the holiday season is a season of joy and happiness. Whether you are engaged in parties with friends or co-workers, or enjoying a gathering of family members or friends at home, there often seems to be much to celebrate and be thankful for during these times.
Many Americans are thankful that the recent presidential election is finally over. For some people, the results come with a sigh of relief, for others, the future is met with uncertainty and unease. Regardless of your beliefs and political views, it is important to take a look at the fears and questions many have regarding the status of the Social Security Administration and how, if at all, the new president's policies will affect Americans who rely on Social Security benefits.