In recent years many Americans have been rethinking their retirement plans and when they should start collecting their Social Security benefits. Changes in the economy, changes in the workforce, and a sense of financial insecurity are all impacting the decisions that workers are making about Social Security.
Retirement is meant to be a relaxing phase of an individual’s life. However, if you have limited retirement savings, it can also be stressful, as you might have to make adjustments to your lifestyle now that you no longer have a regular income.
There are many musculoskeletal conditions that qualify for disability benefits but the commonest ones are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome and degenerative disc disease. These are the most severe musculoskeletal conditions which appear in the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Blue Book. They are normally so severe that the victim is unable to work for at least 12 months.
Here are some common details about health problems which affect people over the age of 50 and how they may qualify for disability benefits. The main requirement for disability benefits is that the health problem prevents the victim for working for at least 12 months.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) defines a cardiovascular medical condition as any disorder that affects the functioning of the heart or the circulatory system.