Social Security is associated with retirees, but it also covers disabled people through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and those with limited resources through Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
Topics: Social Security
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has recently proposed changes to the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program that would affect the benefits received by millions of disabled individuals in the United States. Currently, those receiving SSI are susceptible to having their monthly payments docked–as much as by one-third–if they have their food provided by an outside source, such as family members or neighbors.
How A New Government Act Can Help People With Disabilities Save For The Future–Without Risking Their Benefits
Since 2014, the ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) Act has allowed people with disabilities to save for future expenses without jeopardizing their eligibility for vital government benefits like Medicaid or Social Security. However, it only applied to those who became disabled before turning 26 years old.
Social security is much more than just retirement benefits. In addition to providing monthly payouts and health care coverage to eligible recipients, social security also offers other services that are not widely known and often overlooked. We’ve gathered a few of the most helpful ones, and we’re sure you’re going to want to remember these for the future!
Topics: Social Security
If you have a medical condition that qualifies you to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), it’s important to note that certain family members may also be able to receive monthly payments. This can go a long way toward alleviating the financial burdens or stresses faced by loved ones.
Topics: SSDI benefits
As the cost of living goes up, we all start to worry about how we will afford necessities, much less luxuries. When you live on a fixed income, the struggle is even greater. For the millions of Americans whose income is based on Social Security benefits, the rising cost of living may cause worry that they won’t be able to survive on what comes in each month.
In 2020, the world as we knew it came to a sudden standstill as a global pandemic rocked us all. Quarantine and social distancing rules became our new normal as we all learned to handle the virus that came to be known as COVID-19.
Topics: SSDI, Disabilities
Recently the Biden administration proposed a set of new regulations focused on the renewal and application processes for Medicaid, as well as other government programs. The main purpose of the new regulations is to make it easier for older adults, disabled people, and low-income children to enroll in these important programs.
Bill of Rights to Help People with Disabilities Enjoy an Easy and Comfortable Experience When Traveling by Air
July 26, 2022 - The U.S. Department of Transportation under the Biden administration is pleased to announce a brand new “Bill of Rights” designed to help people with disabilities enjoy an easy and comfortable experience when traveling by air.
July is Disability Pride Month, a time to celebrate the accomplishments, contributions, and inclusion of people with disabilities. Here are two dates to remember this month: