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ADA celebrates 30th Anniversary Progress Made, Opportunity for More

Thirty years ago, on July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. This milestone in our country’s history prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public. The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone […]

By |July 24th, 2020|Featured, Health|

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SSDI and Returning To Work During COVID-19

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a lifeline for people with disabilities. With monthly income, dependent benefits and Medicare – the importance of SSDI cannot be overstated.

SSDI also provides another benefit – return to work incentives through the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Ticket to Work program.

In fact, more than […]

Attend Virtual Event For Chronic Disease Day: July 10

As we all tackle the spread of COVID-19, we can’t lose sight of those suffering from chronic diseases.

This year, Chronic Disease Day is Friday, July 10, and while virtual, it will be loaded with

information and presentations from well-known advocates to build awareness and raise funds.

Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, […]

By |July 9th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , |

What to Know About World Scleroderma Day

June is Scleroderma Awareness Month. Scleroderma affects over 300,000 people in North America; 80% of the patients are women.

Because it is relatively uncommon and has a wide variety of symptoms, the chronic illness is difficult to diagnose. Many patients suffer with scleroderma for years before getting a diagnosis. Scleroderma […]

By |June 29th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , |

Cancer and Social Security Disability Insurance: What to Know and What you Can Do

While July is just around the corner, June is an important month as it recognizes several types of cancer with days like World Kidney Cancer Day, Cancer Immunization Month and National Cancer Survivors Day®. June also is the time to celebrate Men’s Health Month, which […]

By |June 26th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , , , |

Faster Disability Benefits With Compassionate Allowances

If you or someone you know is facing a truly severe illness or condition, the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Compassionate Allowances (CAL) program may help you attain those much-needed Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits sooner rather than later.

The CAL program is a means to identify certain diseases – […]

By |June 1st, 2020|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , , , |
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