If you are disabled, you can receive help from the government in the form of SSDI or SSI. These two programs help disabled citizens pay for their basic needs. However, the two have different criteria for who to award money to and what you might be eligible for. SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) is an entitlement program that you can access if you have worked before … [Read more...] about SSDI or SSI: What Makes These Programs Different?
The Social Security Administration (SSA) delivers all kinds of services to the American people. Whether you’re in need of retirement, disability, or survivors’ benefits, the SSA is the place you should go to get them. But what specifically can contacting the SSA do for you? Below is a list of just some of the reasons you might be interested in talking to the SSA: If … [Read more...] about Why Would You Need to Contact the SSA?
If you’re living with a disabling condition, staying in shape might not be at the front of your mind. But the truth is that being fit, even when you’re living with a disability, can do a lot to improve your quality of life. Aside from increasing your endorphin levels—the natural feel-good chemical in your brain—regular exercise is also a great tool for fighting stress and … [Read more...] about Healthy Living Tip: Low-Impact Exercise for Beginners
Did you know that today is National Dog Day? Every August 26, Americans everywhere celebrate the special dogs in their lives. And today we thought we’d celebrate the holiday by talking about service animals. According to the ADA, a service animal is any animal that provides assistance to a person with a disability. Unlike emotional support animals, service animals also … [Read more...] about 6 Different Types of Service Animals
It’s back-to-school season again. And even if you’re not heading to classes this fall, there are still lots of ways you can continue learning. By finding simple ways to keep your mind razor sharp over the years, you’ll not only expand your mental horizons, but also prevent your mind from declining slowly over time. To give you some ideas, here are 10 things that have been … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp