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

How to Heart Your Kidneys

*By the National Kidney Foundation Show your kidneys some love through preventative care. March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation is calling on all Americans to #HeartYourKidneys. When you love someone, you want them to be safe and happy. The same goes for your [...]

By |2018-03-21T18:50:42+00:00March 13th, 2018|Comments Off on How to Heart Your Kidneys

Once the Paycheck Stops, What Do People Do?

Once the Paycheck Stops, What Do People Do? National disability benefits representative helps thousands apply for SSDI successfully, explore returning to work with a disability, and reclaim their lives Albany Times Union reporter Madison Iszler recently profiled New York residents who were denied Social Security Disability [...]

By |2018-03-21T18:48:57+00:00March 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Once the Paycheck Stops, What Do People Do?

Top 5 Ways Medicare Can Help You Keep New Year’s Resolutions

How are your New Year’s resolutions working out? If you have Medicare, you have extra help to keep the most common resolutions. Here are five ways you can use Medicare benefits to help you make the changes you want in 2018. 1. Medicare can help you lose [...]

By |2018-03-20T18:35:59+00:00January 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Top 5 Ways Medicare Can Help You Keep New Year’s Resolutions

We Call It SSDI 101, But It’s So Much More

By Leia of Allsup Before I started at Allsup nearly eight years ago, I didn’t know much about Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). I didn’t have any relatives or friends who applied for disability benefits, so I was in for a rude awakening on how complex this topic was. Often [...]

By |2018-03-21T18:28:38+00:00November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on We Call It SSDI 101, But It’s So Much More

Applying for Disability Benefits Does Not Have To Be So Scary

By Jim of Allsup You’ve probably heard horror stories about how many people who apply for disability benefits are denied. Yes, there are long lines of people waiting for a hearing on their Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims. Unfortunately, the stories are true. Today, more than a million people [...]

By |2018-03-21T18:26:12+00:00October 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Applying for Disability Benefits Does Not Have To Be So Scary

Creating Disability-Inclusive Workplaces

By Zach Baldwin, Director of Outreach, American Association of People with Disabilities The month of October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), meant to celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities and educate employers and the public about the value of a diverse workforce inclusive of the skills and [...]

By |2018-03-21T18:22:42+00:00October 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Creating Disability-Inclusive Workplaces

How to avoid or endure the disability backlog

By Tai Prohaska There are almost 1.1 million Americans with severe disabilities waiting about 600 days for a hearing to determine if they will receive Social Security disability benefits. About 70 percent of them are former workers. They paid into the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) system an average of [...]

By |2018-03-21T18:17:18+00:00September 8th, 2017|Comments Off on How to avoid or endure the disability backlog

The Chronic Illness Paradox ―Loneliness in Numbers

By the Old Sarge You feel pretty darn lousy when you’re sneezing and hacking from a cold or the flu, but at least you know you’ll be feeling better in a few days. People suffering from a chronic illness aren’t so lucky. A chronic illness, such as heart disease, diabetes, [...]

By |2018-03-21T18:10:33+00:00August 9th, 2017|Comments Off on The Chronic Illness Paradox ―Loneliness in Numbers

Apply for Disability the Right Way the First Time With empower By Allsup®

By the Old Sarge I know a woman named Sue who applied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and was denied. She wasn’t alone. The Social Security Administration (SSA) denies about two-thirds of all initial SSDI applications. You also probably know someone like her. Sue represents thousands of SSDI [...]

By |2018-03-21T18:09:22+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Apply for Disability the Right Way the First Time With empower By Allsup®
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