Assignment: Social Security Programs
Conduct research on the current state of Social Security. Based on your research, write a three-to-five page paper (not including the title and reference pages). Your paper should be written in a scholarly third-person tone; it should be in APA format. The essay should address the following:
a. Explain the concept of Social Security as originally envisioned by President Roosevelt.
b. Evaluate the viability of Social Security within the next 20-30 years.
c. Provide two or three recommendations that would improve the viability of Social Security for the next generation.
d. Evaluate how these recommendations can best be implemented within the highly political environment that exists with this issue (including factors such as the implementation itself, communication, education, support, etc.).
In addition to the text, cite at least two scholarly references to support your discussion.
Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
1. The answer should be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
2. The response also includes a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
3. Also include a reference page. The Citations and references should follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.