A challenging time for seniors
COVID-19 has wreaked havoc, globally, for several months now. The first and foremost concern that is on everyone’s mind is in terms of healthcare. As the virus spreads, we’ve seen the devastating consequences it has left behind, targeting people of all age groups, with a much more harmful effect on seniors.
Of course, we must not forget the fact that the Coronavirus Pandemic has also affected the worldwide economy. Across the board, we have seen unemployment rates reaching historical heights. We might think that these statistics disparagingly affect middle-aged workers, the truth is far more frightening than that.
Elders who rely on Social Security will also feel the impact this new health crisis has brought forth. The first line of defense against financial ruin is staying informed, which is why we’ve prepared 13 ways in which COVID-19 might affect your social benefits.