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Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

The SSI program makes payments to people with low income, who are age 65 or older, or are blind, or have a disability. This article describes more in detail what SSI is and includes information on how to apply and how to appeal if denied SSI.

Virginia Department for the Aging

State agency that assists elder adults in a variety of ways.

Social Security Benefits

Social Security is a federal program that pays monthly payments to aged, blind and disabled people. In some cases, dependents and survivors also get benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) runs the program. Unlike the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, Social Security is like an insurance program. You must have worked and paid enough Social Security taxes to get benefits.

Senior Citizen's Handbook

Click above to get more information about this topic from the Senior Citizen Handbook created by the Virginia State Bar.

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