The Connection Between Paid Caregivers and Disability Benefits

Caring for a disabled person can be a difficult, yet rewarding experience, especially if you are helping someone you love. For instance, let’s consider Malcolm and his wife, Lisa. Unfortunately, Lisa is no longer able to work because of stage three breast cancer. Instead, she receives disability benefits. However, Malcolm had to quit his job…

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Does the Social Security Administration Provide Nutrition Assistance Programs?

Holly and her three children appreciated the monthly benefit payments that promptly arrived in Holly’s bank account every month. But her Supplemental Security Income (SSI) dollars only go so far. Holly sometimes found it difficult to pay her bills and provide the nutrition her young family needed. She learned that the Social Security Administration (“Social…

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What You Need to Know About the Adult Disability Benefits Checklists

Every day, people use checklists or to-lists to keep them on track. If you plan to apply for disability benefits, you need to know about the Adult Disability Benefits checklists used by the Social Security Administration (“Social Security”). First, let’s look at Social Security’s disability benefit programs: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides benefits to…

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Surviving Spouses May Be Entitled to SSDI or SSI Benefits

As a two-income family, Susan and Phil relied on both their incomes to help raise their two children. It was quite a blow when Susan had to stop working because of a debilitating heart condition, but her disability benefits covered some of their financial loss. Unfortunately, Susan died while waiting for a heart transplant. However,…

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Childhood Heart Problems That May Qualify for Disability Benefits

According to the American Heart Association, congenital heart defects are the world’s number one birth defect. Childhood heart problems like viral infections and heart failure also affect many children and their families every year. If your child has a heart condition, you may want to see if you qualify for disability benefits. The money you…

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Social Security Services: What Is Working and What Is Not

The current COVID-19 public health emergency stresses most people. If you receive any benefits from the Social Security Administration (“Social Security”), you may have to deal with some additional stress. Will your benefits still be deposited into your account every month? If you have questions, where can you go for answers? And what if you…

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