Mike Burke

Down on Her Luck Mariah Carey’s Sister Has Her Social Security Benefits Restored

Allison Carey

Alison Carey may not want a lot for Christmas, but she just received an early Thanksgiving gift — her restored Social Security Administration benefits.

The older sister of chart-topping singer Mariah Carey told the Times Union on Thursday that she was thrilled to learn that the SSA corrected its error and will pay her hundreds of dollars it had incorrectly cut under the mistaken belief she was still in a medical facility.