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Other Social Security Benefits

Other Social Security Benefits

While the Social Security Administration (SSA) provides benefits for United States citizens through Medicare and Medicaid, other benefits packages are attainable under the Social Security Act of 1965. These benefits allow citizens to maintain a certain level of income so that basic needs such as food, shelter and clothing are met.

However, in order to receive these benefits under the SSA, applicants must have worked for a minimum number of years and have paid Social Security taxes. Any benefits received will be affected by these amounts. When having approached retirement age, citizens may apply for

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