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March 2017 Archives

Helping you navigate the SSD benefits for injuries process

Accidents are an unfortunate part of life. These unexpected events can sometimes leave victims significantly harmed, thus, altering life as they know it. Suffering a disabling injury is never expected, making it an event that many New Jersey residents are not prepared for. But when an individual is unable to work due to an injury, he or she has options with regards to Social Security disability.

Obtaining SSI benefits for children

Disabilities do not just plague adults. In fact, many children in New Jersey and elsewhere are disabled due to conditions they were born with or because of an injury or illness suffered during their lives. No matter the cause or type of disability suffered by a child, if a disability is impacting a child's life tremendously, he or she could qualify for Supplemental Security income. In the right circumstances, other benefits could be available as well.

Requirements for SSD benefits for a mental condition

Suffering a mental condition is a difficult and often challenging situation for New Jersey residents. This not only makes it problematic when holding down a job, but also makes it nearly impossible to enjoy life as they once did. Whether an individual has been suffering from a mental condition since childhood or were recently diagnosed as an adult, it is important to understand that there are government programs to help. Social Security Disability or SSD benefits are a real and reliable source that could help those living with a debilitating mental illness.

What makes SSDI different from SSI?

Whether residents in New Jersey were born with a disability or acquired one later in life due to an injury or an illness, the Social Security Administration offers these individuals two different programs that could provide a disabled applicant with benefits that could help address financial hardships related to the disabling condition. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) both aim to supplement the incomes of those unable to work because of a medical disability, each program serves two distinct populations.

Cancer diagnosis? You may be eligible for disability benefits.

Receiving a diagnosis of cancer can change your life in an instant. Your health and your future are on the line, and the last thing you want to worry about at this time is money. In the midst of cancer treatments, surgeries and other illness-related complications, you may not be able to work and support your family.

SSD programs promoting recipients to return to work

Being unable to work because of a disability is a difficult predicament for New Jersey residents to be in. Whether the disability occurred because of a work accident, car accident or a serious illness, a disability can impact a person's life tremendously if he or she is unable to work and make a living. While Social Security Disability benefits are available to those eligible for SSDI, it is clear that the U.S. is facing problems when it comes to meeting the growing needs of applicants.

Supplemental Security Income benefits application process

It can be difficult to meet you basic needs when you are suffering from a disability. Whether you are currently receiving benefits from a government program such as Social Security Disability or not, it is still possible to meet the requirements for additional benefits from another government program. Supplemental Security Income or SSI is designed to assist those eligible for the program to receive additional funds to help cover the costs associated with medical care and the cost of living.

We understand how difficult it can be to live with disabilities

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has multiple programs in place to help Americans as they deal with and hopefully, overcome their disabilities. Whether it is a serious illness, such as cancer or liver disease, an injury, such as traumatic brain injury or spinal injury, or a mental condition, like depression or bipolar disorder, countless serious conditions could render a person unable to properly live their life and keep them out of work.

Helping with the SSI benefit claim process

No one ever expects to suffer a debilitating injury or illness. Nonetheless, these incidents occur to New Jersians, causing them to go through a difficult time of recovery and live with pain and suffering. In some cases, these injuries or illnesses result in an individual unable to return to their normal life that includes work. This generates financial hardships, making it nearly impossible to cover the cost of living.

Social Security offers tips for your disability interview

The Social Security Administration continues to reach out to Americans through their email list and blog, Social Security Matters, addressing common questions and concerns people may have regarding the Administration, thee benefits it administers and its procedures. In a recent post, it offered advice and tips on filing a disability application. For instance, it reminded New Jersey residents that that can apply for disability benefits online, over the phone, or by visiting one of the local Social Security Administration offices in person.

Social Security offers tips for your disability interview

The Social Security Administration continues to reach out to Americans through their email list and blog, Social Security Matters, addressing common questions and concerns people may have regarding the Administration, thee benefits it administers and its procedures. In a recent post, it offered advice and tips on filing a disability application. For instance, it reminded New Jersey residents that that can apply for disability benefits online, over the phone, or by visiting one of the local Social Security Administration offices in person.

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