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Day: February 6, 2015

Social Security offices to open an additional hour

Social Security field offices across the nation will expand their hours, effective March 16, 2015. Offices will be open for an additional hour on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, providing face-to-face service to customers until 4:00 p.m.

Field offices will continue to close at noon every Wednesday so employees have time to complete current work, reduce backlogs, and continue training new employees. “This expansion of office hours reaffirms our commitment to providing the people we serve the option of top-notch, face-to-face assistance in field offices even as we work to…

Latina women are “The Heart” of the home

We need all of you! Join our Go Red campaign. On February 6, commit to sharing the symbol of increasing awareness about heart disease among Latinas and all women by participating in National Wear Red Day.
Latina women play a vital role in our families. They are the heart, el corazon, of the home, acting as gatekeepers for their loved ones’ well-being. But it is their own hearts that are in danger.

Too often, Hispanic women are struck down by heart disease, their No. 1 killer. So, as a community we need to help empower women to take care of their own health first, so they can be there…