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Steps to Consider After Being Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Submitted by rsg on Tue, 08/10/2021 - 14:11

After being diagnosed with breast cancer it is important to be aware of the different stages of this cancer and precautions to take depending on its severity. This guide can help someone diagnosed with breast cancer navigate through all the information provided by their healthcare provider. This will help to enable them to get the best outcome after their diagnosis has been confirmed.

SSI and SSDI Compared

Submitted by rsg on Tue, 08/10/2021 - 13:59

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has 2 different pathways for those who are eligible for disability benefits. These are the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) schemes that have some similar and some different requirements in order to qualify.

The major difference between the two disability benefits is that SSI eligibility is based on age/disability and the amount of income and assets the claimant has, while eligibility for SSDI is determined by extent of the disability and accumulated work credits.

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Submitted by rsg on Tue, 03/10/2020 - 16:30

For more than 30 years the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has led the nation in the observation of Brain Injury Awareness Month by observing Brain Injury Awareness Month during March. The theme for the campaign is “Change Your Mind.” The public awareness campaign provides a platform for educating the general public about brain injury ad the needs of the injury victims and their families.

Qualifying for Social Security Benefits With a Terminal Illness

Submitted by rsg on Tue, 02/25/2020 - 11:20

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, your family’s financial situation should be the last thing on your mind. Fortunately, if you require hospice care you’re nearly guaranteed medical qualification for Social Security disability benefits.

The Social Security Administration (SSA) approves millions of applicants for monthly benefits that can help pay for your hospice care, outstanding medical bills, your family’s housing or other expenses, and much more.

How Do I Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:59

Once you have determined that you are ready to apply for Social Security Disability benefits, it is now time to decide how you would like to apply. While the Social Security Disability application process is lengthy, the Social Disability Administration (SSA) has tried to make it as simple as possible.

Disability applications can be completed online, over the phone, or by making an appointment with your local Social Security office.