March is Disability Awareness Month. If you suffer from a disability, you may qualify for social security disability benefits. If you are unable to work for at least 12 months due to your disability and you have the medical evidence to prove it this will help determine your eligibility for disability benefits. As soon as you have been approved it will help to relieve the financial hardship you are suffering as a result of your disability.
If you suffer from a disability, there are ways to overcome the physical and mental challenges that will make living with a disability easier. Taking steps to manage the challenges that come from living with a disability will improve your quality of life and make it easier to manage necessary tasks.
Rheumatoid arthritis awareness day is February 2nd, 2024. Learn more about the holiday by reading the text that follows. The Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Foundation (RPF) recognized this day in 2013 so that it could raise awareness for all victims of the disease who have to live each day with pain and misunderstanding about what is considered to be a chronic medical condition. Having a day set aside for rheumatoid arthritis allows health providers to spread the knowledge about the importance of an early diagnosis for the disease.
You may still be able to receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) if you receive other types of benefits, but it will depend on what sort of other benefits you receive and how much those benefits amount to. Typical other benefits you may be receiving include workers’ compensation, short or long term disability benefits associated with an employment based injury or accident or VA benefits. You may find that a disability benefits attorney will help you obtain the disability benefits payment you need.
February is National Cancer Prevention Month. If you have been diagnosed with cancer, you may be able to qualify for social security disability benefits. This will depend on whether your cancer diagnosis will prevent you from working for at least 12 months. February also helps to build awareness for cancer prevention by suggesting lifestyle changes that my help to minimize your risk of contracting cancer.