Senior Advocate: Social Security can name third party to handle benefits

By Betty Berry, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010  Q: I have been told that Social Security has a program to assist individuals who cannot manage their financial affairs. Can you provide some details? A: There is such a program for people who receive Social Security and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and are not able to handle [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:46:25+00:00October 13th, 2010|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

The Many Dimensions of Loss and Grief

During this season’s first episode of TV’s “Dancing With the Stars,” actress Jennifer Grey surprised herself when she broke into tears upon hearing the song she and her partner would be dancing to. It was a song from the movie “Dirty Dancing,” which evoked strong memories of her friend and co-star Patrick Swayze, who died [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:46:25+00:00October 6th, 2010|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments