The holidays can be extra difficult for folk living with mental illness. And, yes, mental illness is a real illness. Most everyone knows someone dealing with it in a very real way everyday. So, let’s attempt to raise our awareness to the subtleties of mental illness and attempt to “be there” for our friends, family, and neighbors. Here’s a great article to help us get started!
That's how many Tennesseans were kept out of poverty by Social Security Income each year, on average, from 2010 to 2012. Of those, over 372,000 were 65 or older. Nationally, Social Security kept more than 22 million people out of poverty; over 15 million were 65-plus, according to an AARP Public Policy Institute report. Go to aarp.org/bulletin for more information.
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