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 [...]

By |2020-07-24T19:13:58+00:00July 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on ADA celebrates 30th Anniversary Progress Made, Opportunity for More

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 [...]

By |2020-07-22T14:31:58+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on SSDI and Returning To Work During COVID-19

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. [...]

By |2020-07-09T21:13:41+00:00July 9th, 2020|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Attend Virtual Event For Chronic Disease Day: July 10

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 [...]

By |2020-07-06T13:10:26+00:00June 29th, 2020|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What to Know About World Scleroderma Day

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 helps to raise [...]

By |2020-06-26T19:36:35+00:00June 26th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Cancer and Social Security Disability Insurance: What to Know and What you Can Do

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 [...]

By |2020-06-01T20:09:38+00:00June 1st, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Faster Disability Benefits With Compassionate Allowances

Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Apply Early, as Soon as You Qualify

When people experience a severe, disabling health condition, they wait an average of 7.6 months before applying for benefits, according to the Social Security Administration. But waiting only makes the process harder. Across the U.S., an estimated nearly 600,000 people are waiting at the initial application level for [...]

By |2020-05-20T17:21:39+00:00May 20th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Apply Early, as Soon as You Qualify

When Should You File Your VA Disability Appeal? Right Now

By Brett Buchanan, Allsup VA-accredited claims agent The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs disability compensation program is one federal agency that appears to be operating business as usual during the coronavirus pandemic. This is worthy of acknowledgment on a normal day, but especially now considering May is Military [...]

By |2020-05-18T15:58:45+00:00May 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on When Should You File Your VA Disability Appeal? Right Now

Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Why Do You Need a Representative?

Did you know? The application process for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits is long and complicated. People wait months or years to receive the benefits they’ve earned, and when you need a source of income, time is precious. This is where an expert representative like Allsup can [...]

By |2020-05-12T14:21:33+00:00May 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Why Do You Need a Representative?

Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Why This Matters Even More Today

Each May, Disability Insurance Awareness Month reminds people about the importance of using disability insurance as a financial and economic backstop – and that importance is multiplied tenfold today due to COVID-19. Many Americans now realize just how critical it is to protect themselves from worst-case scenarios that [...]

By |2020-05-08T21:23:00+00:00May 8th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Why This Matters Even More Today
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