Possible Social Security delay worries some seniors

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Possible Social Security delay worries some seniors

Youngstown Vindicator — Mildred Brooke of Boardman considers President Barack Obama’s warning that Social Security checks might be delayed next month “a little blackmail.”

“It’s just something to get those people in Washington, D.C., moving. I don’t really think it will happen,” said Brooke, 89, while bowling in a Senior Olympics event Wednesday at Camelot Lanes.

If it does, a lot of people would be hurting, she said.

“You have to think about that (being without Social Security) before you retire and forget about that plastic,” said Brooke, a Social Security recipient.

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