Does the Social Security Administration Provide Nutrition Assistance Programs

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…

Social Security Services: What Is Working and What Is Not

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…

What Happens at a Disability Interview

What Happens at Disability Interviews?

Some tasks are just easier if you understand what is about to transpire. Dealing with any government agency can be an exercise in frustration – but a necessary one. If you need Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you may struggle to submit a complete application. Learning that you then have…

Social Security Changes in 2020

Social Security Changes in 2020

In June 2019, over 63 million people received Social Security benefits. Most of the recipients were older Americans who collected retirement benefits. However, other beneficiaries received Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). With so many people relying on Social Security for support each month, any alterations in benefits can make a…

Documents You May Need to Provide with Your SSDI Application

Documents You May Need to Provide with Your SSDI Application

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits help millions of people cover income lost because a medical condition prevents them from working. As with most government programs, people must apply and qualify before receiving benefits. In addition to your SSDI application, you may need to provide copies of several documents to support your claim. Applying for…

How Does the SSA Evaluate Cancer Based on its List of Impairment

How Does the SSA Evaluate Cancer Based on its List of Impairments?

Frank didn’t know someone with cancer could get disability payments – until his wife, Rose, was diagnosed with breast cancer. Since Rose was no longer able to work, the family finances suffered as the medical bills increased. Frank and Rose decided to see if she qualified for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security…