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August is National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

Submitted by pec on

August is National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month. Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disorder that affects more than 1 in 6000 children. It causes the muscles to waste away making movement difficult or impossible. People with spinal muscular atrophy may be eligible for SSI or disability benefits from the Social Security Administration.

Social Security Payment Schedule 2023: August 2023 Checks, Payment Dates, and Amounts

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People that are receiving Social Security disability, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or another type of benefit from the Social Security Administration in 2023 need to know when they can expect to receive that benefit money. Knowing when that money will arrive is essential so that you can budget your money and make sure that you pay your bills on time. If you don’t know when that money is coming, you will not be able to plan ahead accordingly.

July is Sarcoma Awareness Month

Submitted by Elizabeth on

July is Sarcoma Awareness Month and lasts for the entirety of the month. Sarcomas are rare cancers that develop in the bone, muscle, nerves, blood vessels, tendons, cartilage, and the fatty and fibrous tissues. Disability benefits for sarcoma may be available if the diagnosis suggests you will not be able to work for at least 12 months and, thereby, are no longer earning a living.

Who Can Help Me Apply for Disability Benefits in 2024?

Submitted by Deanna on

The Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) disability programs offer monthly support to help you cover your bills, living expenses, and medical costs.

Benefits are often available to dependents as well and can keep your family above water even when a serious medical condition stops you from working.

Free Social Security Disability Help

If you’re struggling to apply for disability or you need help with the application you can get free Social Security disability help from:

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