Lupus Awareness Month: Making Lupus Visible

By Amy Ondr, President & CEO, Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland Chapter   May is Lupus Awareness Month! It’s an opportunity for the lupus community to join together across the country to raise funds and awareness of the physical, emotional, and economic impact of lupus. Lupus is considered [...]

By |2021-05-24T21:49:53+00:00May 24th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Lupus Awareness Month: Making Lupus Visible

Navigating Work After Cancer: Free Cancer and Careers Events

By Nicole Franklin, Senior Manager of Programs at Cancer and Careers The mission of Cancer and Careers is to empower and educate people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events. In addition to patients and survivors, CAC educates healthcare [...]

By |2021-04-27T19:16:17+00:00April 27th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Navigating Work After Cancer: Free Cancer and Careers Events

Consistency & Community Matters: Brain Injury Awareness Month

By Maureen Cunningham, Executive Director of Brain Injury Association of Missouri Life can be like a four-legged stool for brain injury survivors and their network of family and friends, care providers and community resources. The severe injury affects each leg of the stool. There is stability when all [...]

By |2021-03-25T16:39:56+00:00March 25th, 2021|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Consistency & Community Matters: Brain Injury Awareness Month

Friday – Free Cancer and Careers Midwest Conference Explores Work, Treatment and Recovery

Balancing cancer treatment and recovery with employment can be challenging. Allsup is proud to join Cancer and Careers as a patron sponsor of the eighth annual Midwest Conference on Work & Cancer, Friday, March 26. This free, daylong virtual event will touch on a number of vital topics, [...]

By |2021-03-24T21:32:15+00:00March 24th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Friday – Free Cancer and Careers Midwest Conference Explores Work, Treatment and Recovery

Allsup Helps Coronavirus Long-haulers With SSDI

Many people believe a long-hauler is a long-distance traveler or a company that specializes in transporting goods over long distances. After the onset of COVID-19, the term also is being used for someone who survived the coronavirus but still experiences debilitating symptoms months later. A recent NPR article [...]

By |2021-03-09T20:56:10+00:00March 9th, 2021|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Allsup Helps Coronavirus Long-haulers With SSDI

How Will You Show Your Stripes In 30 Days?

Join NORD in Spreading Awareness for Rare Disease Day®, Feb. 28 Even with the world acutely aware of public health matters in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are millions in the U.S. and around the globe living with rare diseases that are largely unknown to the public. Rare Disease Day 2021 [...]

By |2021-02-11T22:46:22+00:00February 11th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How Will You Show Your Stripes In 30 Days?

Fact or Fiction? Setting the Record Straight about SSDI and Return to Work

Uncertainty is everywhere, but some things really remain consistent. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and return to work help from Allsup Employment Services are two constants. Many people aren’t familiar with these programs, so the facts behind these vital benefits are often misunderstood. SSDI brings needed monthly [...]

By |2021-01-25T21:52:43+00:00January 25th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fact or Fiction? Setting the Record Straight about SSDI and Return to Work

Social Security Shares Antifraud Guidelines to Ward Off Fake Callers

Telephone scams are back on the rise in the U.S. Every day, fraudulent callers pretend to be affiliated with the Social Security Administration (SSA) so they can trick people into giving away their personal information and money. The results can be devastating and difficult to resolve. Fraudster Techniques [...]

By |2020-12-30T21:54:22+00:00December 30th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Social Security Shares Antifraud Guidelines to Ward Off Fake Callers

BIA-MO Helps Families Adjust to “New Normal”

By Maureen Cunningham, Executive Director at Brain Injury Association of Missouri (BIA-MO) Mary’s daughter sustained a brain injury from a car crash. The hospital stay and many years of rehabilitation were an emotional rollercoaster for Mary and her family. They didn’t know what to expect from one day [...]

By |2020-12-22T17:59:07+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BIA-MO Helps Families Adjust to “New Normal”

New JAN Resources: Disclosing a Disability to an Employer

By Linda Batiste, Principal Consultant at Job Accommodation Network (JAN) If you have been receiving Social Security Disability Insurance, but have decided you want to return to work, you probably have a lot of questions related to disclosing your disability to an employer. For example, you may want [...]

By |2020-12-13T00:56:02+00:00December 13th, 2020|Tags: , , |Comments Off on New JAN Resources: Disclosing a Disability to an Employer
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