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

United Spinal Offers Ways to Stay Connected This Holiday Season

By Lindsey Elliott, Director of Member Initiatives at United Spinal Association United Spinal has been busy creating lots of opportunities for members to connect with the organization and each other during this holiday season. Take a look at a few ways people can get involved today. First, those [...]

By |2020-12-09T16:22:09+00:00December 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on United Spinal Offers Ways to Stay Connected This Holiday Season

Alzheimer’s Association Offers Helpful Tips for Navigating Holidays & Alzheimer’s

By Jacob Simburger, Communications Manager with the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter With COVID-19 surging across the country, families are struggling with decisions about the upcoming holiday season—weighing concerns about the safety of gathering with the desire to spend time with family and friends. For those who have [...]

By |2020-11-23T19:47:27+00:00November 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Alzheimer’s Association Offers Helpful Tips for Navigating Holidays & Alzheimer’s

American Heart Association Provides Holiday Hacks, Healthy Tips for Eat Smart Month in November

By Madelyn Alexander, Communications Director of American Heart Association–Greater St. Louis Chapter Eating smart is good for your heart, especially in the hectic holiday season. It’s easy to get off track from making healthy choices during the holidays, and the pandemic may add to the stress, so here [...]

By |2020-11-24T16:37:13+00:00November 16th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on American Heart Association Provides Holiday Hacks, Healthy Tips for Eat Smart Month in November

TCOYD Offers Free Virtual Events for Those with Diabetes

By Lynne Scharf, Content Coordinator of Taking Control of Your Diabetes Despite the challenges happening everywhere due to the pandemic, there have also been silver linings. For Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), one of the unexpected benefits has been the ability to transition all of our educational [...]

By |2020-11-02T22:36:44+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on TCOYD Offers Free Virtual Events for Those with Diabetes

75th Anniversary Shows Hiring People With Disabilities Is Long-Sought Goal

While some may consider 2020 a year to quickly move past—it has included some major milestones for people with disabilities. This October marks the 75th annual observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Along with the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), NDEAM is proof [...]

By |2020-11-24T17:19:34+00:00October 16th, 2020|Tags: |Comments Off on 75th Anniversary Shows Hiring People With Disabilities Is Long-Sought Goal
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