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December 3rd is International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Submitted by CM on Mon, 11/22/2021 - 18:10

In the world today, one billion people, or 15% of its population, suffer some form of disability, while one fifth of this total, more than 110 million, suffers significant disabilities.

In addition to suffering from a disability those people also suffer poorer social outcomes like poor health, more unemployment and a higher poverty level. Children with disabilities also have a higher chance of being victims of violence.

Common Veterans’ Disabilities that Qualify for SSDI

Submitted by CM on Mon, 11/22/2021 - 18:04

When soldiers return from war as veterans they have often suffered physical or mental traumas which may qualify them for disability benefits. There are several common veterans’ disabilities that qualify for SSDI. These are hearing loss, mental health issues, musculoskeletal conditions and scarring.

Hearing Loss

Currently 60,000 military members receive disability benefits for hearing loss. Most cases of veteran hearing loss are caused by exposure to loud noises that damage delicate hairs in the inner ear.

4 Secrets You Should Know About Social Security Disability Benefit Applications

Submitted by CM on Mon, 11/22/2021 - 17:57

If you have a medical condition that causes you to be disabled and unable to work for at least 12 months you may think you will automatically qualify for disability benefits. However, there are a four things that applicants should know about when they apply for disability benefits before they begin the application process.

Social Security COLA 2022

Submitted by rsg on Mon, 11/01/2021 - 14:09

Will Social Security recipients get a raise in 2022? The answer is a resounding yes.

Every year, the Social Security Administration (SSA) makes a cost of living adjustment (COLA) for Americans that qualify to receive benefits. If you are wondering about Social Security COLA 2022, you can expect a much-needed increase in financial assistance. The SSA is increasing benefits by a whopping 5.9%, which represents the largest boost in Social Security and Supplemental Income (SSI) benefits in nearly 40 years.

Steps to Consider After Being Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Submitted by rsg on Tue, 08/10/2021 - 14:11

After being diagnosed with breast cancer it is important to be aware of the different stages of this cancer and precautions to take depending on its severity. This guide can help someone diagnosed with breast cancer navigate through all the information provided by their healthcare provider. This will help to enable them to get the best outcome after their diagnosis has been confirmed.