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?
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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
Here are some of the top healthcare and disability headlines for August 18–24 Gay Couples Are Eligible for Social Security Benefits, U.S. Decides The Justice Department recently announced that same-sex married couples living in states that did not recognize their unions and who previously filed claims for Social Security benefits will now be able to collect payments. In the … [Read more...] about Weekly News Roundup: Social Security Benefits Now Available to Married Gay Couples, New Tableware Made Specifically for People with Dementia, Music Has Positive Influence on Exercise