We understand that not everyone uses the same social media channels for sharing information. In this page, we highlight some of the messages we have shared with our Facebook fans.


You can replace your Medicare card

April 26, 2013

If your Medicare card is lost, stolen or damaged, you can ask for a new one online at www.socialsecurity.gov/medicarecard.

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Representative payees can complete the accounting form online

April 24, 2013

Are you a representative payee and need to complete your payee accounting form?  You can now save time and complete the accounting form online.  Visit us at www.socialsecurity.gov/payee/ to learn more.

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need a Social Security form? you can download it from our website

April 20, 2013

If you need a Social Security form, you can download it from our website, www.socialsecurity.gov/online. All of our forms are free.  If you need help completing a form, please contact us and we will help you.

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When is the best age to retire?

April 16, 2013

What is the best age to start receiving Social Security retirement benefits?

The answer is that there is no one “best age” for everyone. It’s a personal decision based on your individual circumstances.

Read some of the factors to consider in deciding when to retire by reading our publication, When To Start Receiving Retirement Benefits.

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We offer an online retirement application

April 12, 2013

We offer an online retirement application that you can complete in as little as 15 minutes. You can apply from the comfort of your home or office at a time most convenient for you. www.socialsecurity.gov/pgm/retirement.htm

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Check out our audio Public Service Announcements

April 7, 2013

Have you checked out our audio Public Service Announcements?

It’s not exactly the same as listening to your favorite song, but listening to our audio PSAs can be music to your ears. Check out our mp3s. You can call it an “educational break.” www.socialsecurity.gov/pressoffice/psa-audio.html

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Over 5 million people have created “my Social Security” accounts

April 5, 2013

Our newest online service, my Social Security has hit a milestone with more than 5 million successful registrations.  With an online account, registered users have immediate access to their earnings record, estimates of their future benefits, and other personal Social Security information. Have you signed up for my Social Security? www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount

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