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December 2014 Archives

Suffering from severe depression? You are not alone.

There are plenty of Atlanta residents who are living their days -- day in, day out -- with depression. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report earlier this month that claims close to 8 percent of Americans have what is described as moderate to severe depression. However, even though this does equate to millions of Americans with depression, those living with the illness may feel like they are completely alone in the world with their symptoms.

Can I work without losing my SSI payments?

Maintaining a sense of self-sufficiency can be incredibly important for many people who have physical or mental limitations. While it may be all but impossible to work in a traditional 9-to-5 job, there are employment options for people who are blind, disabled or over the age of 65. 

Patients responding positively to experimental cancer treatment

People who have been diagnosed with cancer can suffer enormously due to the devastating symptoms of the disease as well as the aggressive treatments that are often administered to ease the symptoms or cure the cancer. Unfortunately, medical experts are still struggling to find effective, safe treatments for certain types of cancer and must rely on trials and research.

Disability bill continues to make its way through Congress

Some individuals who have suffered from a disability their entire lives do not qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits because they have not paid into system through payroll taxes. Thankfully, many in this situation are eligible for Supplemental Security Income, which is need-based rather than contribution-based.

What if you can't afford medical care but need SSDI benefits?

A catch-22 can be described as a situation that is all but impossible to solve because the answer is prevented by the problem itself. This can seem pretty complicated, but any person who is applying for Social Security disability benefits is probably quite familiar with this logic.

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