Obscure Social Security program helps seniors manage their money | Prime Living
Last updated 9/16/2021 at 4:46pm
Dear Savvy Senior,
Does Social Security offer any special help to beneficiaries who struggle managing their benefits? My aunt, who has no children, has dementia and struggles keeping up with her bills and other financial duties.
– Inquiring Niece
Yes, Social Security actually has a little-known program called the “representative payee program” that helps beneficiaries who need help managing their Social Security benefit payments. Here’s what you should know.
Representative Payee Program
Authorized by Congress back in 1939, the Social Security representative payee pro...