In just over a week, daylight savings time is expected to begin. In our region, that is something that many people look forward to as a sign that our long winter is about to end. The promise of spring is just ahead, and that means that warmer weather and baseball season is just around the corner.
For many disabled Wisconsinites, the longer days may also mean that it may be easier to schedule an appointment at a local Social Security Administration office. The SSA recently announced that field offices will be staying open longer in 2015. This is poised to be a welcome sign to the elderly and disabled, as past budget cuts led to some offices being closed, while others had their hours curtailed.