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How Severe Does My Cancer Have to be to Get Disability Benefits?

How Severe Does My Cancer Have to be to Get Disability Benefits?

Being diagnosed with cancer is a terrifying experience. However, just because you’ve been diagnosed with cancer does not mean that you will automatically qualify for Social Security disability benefits. According to the American Cancer Society, there are more than 200 types of cancer, many of which are non-invasive and treatable. Although every type of cancer …

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Delta Airlines and U.S. States Increase Requirements to Decrease Number of “Poser” Service Animals

Delta Airlines and U.S. States Increase Requirements to Decrease Number of “Poser” Service Animals

Many people who suffer from disabilities use service dogs to aid them. Service dogs are especially helpful for individuals who have vision and hearing impairments and are often used by people with mobility impairments as well. According to the American Humane Association, there are roughly 20,000 service dogs in the U.S. alone. Unfortunately, a lot …

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If You Need a Heart, SSDA Can Help

If You Need a Heart, SSDA Can Help

There are many types of serious diseases that can cause the heart to fail, including a congenital heart defect, valvular heart disease, and arterial disease, to name a few. There are millions of patients throughout the world with such diseases whose only hope of avoiding heart failure is by getting a heart transplant. Seeing as …

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How a Gift Could Cause You to Lose Your Disability Benefits

How a Gift Could Cause You to Lose Your Disability Benefits

There are many factors that determine whether or not you’ll be able to qualify for Social Security benefits, whether you are applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Going through the application process can be challenging and often requires an appeal process if you were initially rejected. This means that …

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Will My Social Security Benefits Be Affected if I Move?

Will My Social Security Benefits Be Affected if I Move?

The process that you have to go through in order to obtain Social Security disability benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits can be an arduous one, which is why you won’t want to do anything that could cost you your benefits or that could cause issues with receiving your benefits. As such, you might …

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