Five Reasons To Apply For SSDI

Like many Americans, you’ve become so ill or injured that you can no longer work. What do you do now? You’ve heard about Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). But you don’t know much about it, other than it’s like many federal government programs: it can be a big [...]

By |2018-12-11T15:19:50+00:00December 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Five Reasons To Apply For SSDI

SSDI and International Volunteer Day

Volunteers are often the life source of communities. December 5th marks International Volunteer Day, a chance to celebrate the efforts and selflessness of those who work, without pay, for the betterment of organizations and movements worldwide. Many individuals who cannot work due to illness or injury are still [...]

By |2018-12-05T19:23:19+00:00December 5th, 2018|Comments Off on SSDI and International Volunteer Day

World AIDS Day: A Glimmer of Hope with SSDI

December 1st marks World AIDS Day for the 30th year. Since its inception in 1988, millions of people have united across the globe to spread awareness of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), fight against Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which is the virus that causes AIDS, and honor those who’ve [...]

By |2018-11-30T21:36:00+00:00November 30th, 2018|Comments Off on World AIDS Day: A Glimmer of Hope with SSDI

You Might Find A Better Plan This Medicare Season

It’s time for seniors across the U.S. to make their health insurance choices for next year—yes, it’s Medicare open enrollment season. Running from right now through Friday, Dec. 7, seniors and people with disabilities who participate in Medicare can shop the plans serving their area for new features, [...]

By |2018-11-19T14:38:26+00:00November 19th, 2018|Comments Off on You Might Find A Better Plan This Medicare Season

Living With Diabetes: How Do You Figure It Out

By Taking Control of Your Diabetes Over 30 million Americans are currently living with diabetes, and another 1.5 million are diagnosed every year. One of the biggest hurdles to successful diabetes management is lack of education within the healthcare system, but that’s where TCOYD comes in. Taking Control [...]

By |2018-11-02T15:27:19+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Living With Diabetes: How Do You Figure It Out

Working After a Cancer Diagnosis Is A Reality For Many

By Cancer and Careers As the number of cancer survivors in the U.S. continues to increase, there is a critical need for resources to help them manage employment after a diagnosis. Cancer and Careers (CAC) was founded in 2001, in response to the growing recognition that there was [...]

By |2018-10-31T18:04:53+00:00October 31st, 2018|Comments Off on Working After a Cancer Diagnosis Is A Reality For Many

Spinal Injuries Don’t Have To Mean The End of Working

By the United Spinal Association United Spinal Association is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with spinal cord injuries or disorders (SCI/D). For many, an essential element to a fulfilling life is returning to work. Unfortunately, this can be difficult following an injury as barriers – such [...]

By |2018-10-30T18:00:17+00:00October 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Spinal Injuries Don’t Have To Mean The End of Working

Leading Companies Embrace Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

By AAPD October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities, while educating employers and the public about the value of a diverse workforce that recognizes the skills and talents of people with disabilities. Now is an [...]

By |2018-10-22T20:55:08+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Leading Companies Embrace Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

Returning to Work with a Disability – How To Talk To An Employer

By Linda Carter Batiste, Principal Consultant, Job Accommodation Network Returning to work after an absence from the workplace can be stressful. Whether you’re returning to your job after a leave of absence or returning to the workforce after being unemployed, you may be concerned about whether you can [...]

By |2018-10-09T17:36:50+00:00October 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Returning to Work with a Disability – How To Talk To An Employer

America’s Health Care Heroes: Celebrate National Health Center Week

By Dorian Wanzer, Manager of Grassroots Advocacy, Outreach & Communications, National Association of Community Health Centers Founded in 1971, the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) is the national health care advocacy organization for America’s medically underserved and uninsured, as well as the community health centers that [...]

By |2018-08-17T18:58:42+00:00August 15th, 2018|Comments Off on America’s Health Care Heroes: Celebrate National Health Center Week
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