Quick facts about why Social Security is vital to Washington women and families

Via the National Women's Law Center: Social Security is a family insurance plan that provides retirement benefits and life and disability insurance to Washington’s working families. About 1 in 6 residents – about 1,046,200 people – receives disability, survivor, and/or retirement benefits from Social Security. 93 percent of residents 65 and older receive Social Security …

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Social Security benefits allow Harriet Moulton to care for her grandson

From Social Security: What’s at Stake for Children, Youth, and Grandfamilies With her two children grown, Harriet Moulton and her husband began to map out how they wanted to enjoy a little more space and time together. “We figured that we had a number of years to ourselves, to do things we’d like to do. …

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Social Security helped Maureen Sullivan continue her education after her father died

From Social Security: What’s at Stake for Children, Youth, and Grandfamilies Maureen Sullivan’s father made education a high-priority for his family and held high expectations for Maureen and her older sister. “My dad was an extremely intelligent and knowledgeable man,” Maureen said. “He was a lifelong learner and he instilled a strong sense on the …

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