Living With Diabetes: How Do You Take Control?

By Taking Control of Your Diabetes November is National Diabetes Month. Over 30 million Americans are impacted by diabetes, and 1.5 million are diagnosed every year. Successful diabetes management is difficult, especially when there’s a lack of education within the healthcare system. Fortunately, Taking Control Of Your Diabetes [...]

By |2019-11-19T16:31:58+00:00November 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Living With Diabetes: How Do You Take Control?

National Family Caregivers Month Encourages Supporters to #BeCareCurious

November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to recognize and celebrate family caregivers across the country. In 2019, Caregiver Action Network is urging America’s caregivers to #BeCareCurious when it comes to the health and well-being of their loved ones. The theme’s overall goal involves asking pertinent questions, [...]

By |2019-11-14T16:16:07+00:00November 14th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on National Family Caregivers Month Encourages Supporters to #BeCareCurious

Allsup Partners with Scleroderma Foundation for Free Webinar on SSDI, Return to Work Assistance

Allsup is excited to partner with the Scleroderma Foundation in an effort to share the basics about Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, as well as return to work information. The webinar entitled “What You Need to Know about Social Security Disability Insurance” takes place on Thursday, Nov. 7, [...]

By |2019-11-06T22:03:34+00:00November 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Allsup Partners with Scleroderma Foundation for Free Webinar on SSDI, Return to Work Assistance

Chronic Pain and No Clear Cure

When some people think of pain, they don’t imagine a sensation that will last forever. However, it’s not uncommon for individuals living with chronic pain to experience debilitating setbacks that ultimately derail their long-term happiness. According to 1843 Magazine, a fifth of the global population is affected by [...]

By |2019-10-23T19:41:17+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Chronic Pain and No Clear Cure

Beware of Autumn Anxiety

Feeling increasingly overwhelmed or stressed lately? Autumn anxiety could be the cause. Healthline indicates that many individuals experience intense anxiety during the fall season for many reasons, such as anticipating the stress associated with the holidays or grappling with the failure of not completing a goal this summer. [...]

By |2019-10-21T20:54:33+00:00October 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Beware of Autumn Anxiety

Job Accommodation Network’s (JAN) Tools, Techniques, and Technologies for Developing an Effective Accommodation Program

By: Louis Orslene, JAN Associate Director As we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month, it is more important than ever for us to be aware that globally there are more than 1 billion people with disabilities. Chronic health conditions and disabilities are increasingly more commonplace in the workplace. [...]

By |2019-10-15T20:03:23+00:00October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Job Accommodation Network’s (JAN) Tools, Techniques, and Technologies for Developing an Effective Accommodation Program

Including Workers with Disabilities in a Strong Economy is Win-Win

It’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The good news is workers with disabilities are seeing the advantages of a strong economy – more are being hired, trained, and integrated into the workforce. However, employers still have a long way to go when it comes to fully recognizing [...]

By |2019-10-15T19:35:59+00:00October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Including Workers with Disabilities in a Strong Economy is Win-Win

Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Beneficiaries To Receive 1.6% COLA in 2020

Individuals who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and veterans disability benefits will see a 1.6% increase in their monthly benefit in 2020, according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of SSDI, return to work, veterans disability appeal and Medicare plan selection services. The increase is a result [...]

By |2019-10-10T21:14:57+00:00October 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Beneficiaries To Receive 1.6% COLA in 2020

Follow The Yellow Brick Road: Improve Your Chances for Employment with a Mental Illness

The National Alliance of Mental Illness states 1 in 5 people in the U.S. experience mental illness (NAMI, 2019). If you are one of these individuals, at some point you probably asked yourself, “I have a mental illness, now what?” So many questions come to mind and you [...]

By |2019-10-10T20:55:16+00:00October 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Follow The Yellow Brick Road: Improve Your Chances for Employment with a Mental Illness

During Disability Employment Awareness Month, Don’t Miss Out on Ticket to Work

October marks Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM), a time for organizations across the nation to re-emphasize and encourage the building of a workforce that is inclusive for people with disabilities. This group has the right talent, right now, and they want to return to work, too. After a [...]

By |2019-10-08T21:11:40+00:00October 8th, 2019|Tags: , |Comments Off on During Disability Employment Awareness Month, Don’t Miss Out on Ticket to Work
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