Weegy: 2. Social Security has ventured far from its original purpose, which was to provide some retirement benefit for people who mostly worked without one. Caring for aged, ill parents was done at home, and very few had any saved retirement. [ People didn't live as long, but there was no money for the aged.
Now, people who retire at 65 can expect to live 22 years or more, drawing benefits every month. Social Security was never intended to be ... (More)