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Social Security and You: Can Senior Citizens Get Social Security Disability Insurance?
Maybe it's the sign of the times, but I've been getting a lot of emails recently from senior citizens asking if they can get Social Security disability benefits. The answer depends on a variety of factors. It can get a little complicated.

Date: September 18, 2019

Is It Possible To Live On Social Security Alone?
The purchasing power of the typical Social Security beneficiary has fallen by 34% since 2000.

Date: August 23, 2019

The Time Between Disability Onset and Application for Benefits: How Variation Among Disabled Workers May Inform Early Intervention Policies
This study contributes to literature that examines how much time typically passes between disability onset and application for disability-program benefits. It addresses two questions: How long after onset do people wait to apply? How might variation in time between onset and application help to identify potential target groups for early intervention?

Date: August 20, 2019

The Price of a Cup of Coffee May be the Answer to Fixing Social Security
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agree: Social Security reform needs to happen.One House Democratic proposal that would expand benefits and raise payroll taxes is getting a lot of attention on Capitol Hill.But the proposed changes have sparked a debate: How much is too much when it comes to tax increases?

Date: August 19, 2019

5 Things You Should Know About Obesity
Despite being one of the most preventable conditions on the planet, obesity is, unfortunately, a hugely significant problem.

Date: August 13, 2019

Scams Involving Your Social Security Number and Benefits are on the Rise
Have you received a call or voicemail from someone warning that your Social Security number or benefits are suspended due to suspicious activity? Scammers are hoping you’ll be scared into believing their claims. They usually ask you to confirm your Social Security number and pay money to “reactivate” your number, protect it, or restore your benefits.

Date: August 5, 2019

Today's Congressional Hearing Is A Huge Milestone In The Fight To Expand Social Security
Today, the House Ways and Means Committee is holding a hearing on the Social Security 2100 Act, which expands the benefits of both current and future beneficiaries, while ensuring that all benefits — scheduled, as well as proposed — will be paid on time and in full throughout the 21st century and beyond.

Date: July 29, 2019

Date: July 27, 2019


Date: July 24, 2019

The Disabilities We Don't See
More than 90% of medical students with disabilities have conditions that aren't obvious: learning disabilities, ADHD, psychological disabilities, and chronic health conditions. Here's why we need to make curricula — and peers and instructors — much more welcoming to learners with hidden disabilities.

Date: July 24, 2019

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