The holiday season is a time filled with family and tradition. Go ahead and enjoy the light displays and holiday music. Maybe even cut a slice of fruitcake to go with your eggnog. But when it comes to doing business with Social Security, join the millions of people and start a new tradition: forgo the sleigh ride to the office by going to www.socialsecurity.gov.
Tracey W. Marmet is district manager of the Oneonta office of the Social Security Administration. Other ‘Senior Scene’ columns can be found at www.thedailystar.com/seniorscene.