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May 2020 Archives

Veterans may struggle with memories of losing friends

Even veterans who return from a combat zone without any physical injuries may have serious mental and emotional challenges to overcome. For those who lost friends while they were there, and who may even have been present when those individuals lost their lives, this is not something that is easy to get over.

What causes most service members' traumatic brain injuries?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are injuries that individuals suffer after having been subjected to some type of outward force. An individual may be diagnosed with a TBI after becoming involved in a car crash, being involved in a contact-sports incident or an assault. These types of events don't speak very much as to how service members often end up with TBIs, though.

Disability facts you should be aware of

Understanding disabilities in the United States starts with breaking down the statistics and looking at the facts. This can help you form an accurate picture of what disabilities look like, whom they impact, how they change lives and what types of assistance different individuals need.

COVID-19 and New Scams

The current situation with the COVID-19 virus has spawned a new round of scams relating to Social Security. According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), individuals should not respond to calls, emails or other communications claiming to be from the U.S. Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service, the Social Security Administration, or other government agencies offering COVID-19 related grants or economic impact payments in exchange for personal financial information, or an advanced fee, or charge of any kind, including the purchase of gift cards.

CDC says 25% of Americans have a disability

If you are living with a disability, whether this is a new development in your life or something you have been living with for some time, you should know that you are not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about 25% of Americans, or one out of every four, have a disability.

SSI Recipients, Their Dependents, and Stimulus Payments

Over half of Americans have received their stimulus payment issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, millions are still waiting for their payment. Payments have not yet been issued to Americans that do not file taxes. This includes recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Recipients of SSI can expect to see their stimulus money in May. This money will arrive by the method that these induvial normally receive their SSI benefits

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