October 15

Bad News For Those on Social Security

The Social Security Administration has just announced that Americans who receive Social Security benefits will not get any cost-of-living increase in 2011 in their monthly checks. This is the second year in a row that there will be no cost of living increase. This is the first time that Social Security benefits have not increased.

September 17

New Study on Fibromyalgia Promotes Activity

Fibromyalgia can be debilitating no matter how old you are. One way to combat the pain and disability associated with fibromyalgia in adolescents is physical activity, according to findings of a multicenter study published in The Journal of Pain, published by the American Pain Society. Results from the study led by the researchers at Cincinnati.

September 2

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)–What’s the Difference?

When disability strikes, a person’s family and friends need to understand what benefits may be available for their family or friend. Two types of Social Security benefits may be available–Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income. Which is which? Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), which is based on prior work under Social Security. Social.

July 21

Social Security Disability Factors You Must Address Before Filing for SSD

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits is a difficult and time-consuming process. To understand why the application for SSD benefits asks so many questions, it is important to understand the process of determining whether a person is entitled to Social Security Disability benefits. To decide whether a person is disabled for SSD purposes, the Social.

June 15

Earning Wages While on Social Security Disability?

Social Security Disability benefits will likely not be enough money to solely support a disabled person. Thus, the disabled person may need additional income to survive. However, does this result in losing Social Security Disability benefits? The simple answer is “not necessarily.” The Social Security Administration will allow both claimants for benefits, as well as.

May 10

Proving Your Claim for Social Security Disability (SSD) Benefits

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits is tough, but being able to prove your entitlement to SSD benefits is even tougher. However, one way to help get you qualified for Social Security Disability benefits is to get regular, ongoing medical treatment that document your injuries and restrictions. Failure to do so could result in the.

February 5

Getting Social Security Disability Because of Fibromyalgia

Obtaining Social Security Disability benefits is hard enough even when you are suffering from a clearly debilitating disorder. Imagine having horrible pain throughout your entire body and no doctor can find the source. Those suffering with Fibromyalgia or CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) know exactly what I am talking about. Symptoms of Fibromyalgia and CFS are.