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At What Age Does Social Security Disability End?

Many people believe that Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits last forever. This, however, is not necessarily the case. You are able to receive Social Security Disability benefits for as long as you are disabled or until you reach age 65. Once you reach 65-years-old, your disability benefits stop and retirement benefits begin. There are however, […]

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Getting Social Security Disability and VA Benefits

It is not uncommon for veterans to apply for both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and veterans disability benefits at the same time. However, it is important to know that the two benefits programs do have different requirements and application rules. The Difference Between SSDI and Veterans Benefits One of the main differences between […]

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Social Security Recipients will not Receive Cost of Living Increase

For more than 70 million seniors, recent news that there will not be a 2016 cost of living increase means that Medicare premiums could skyrocket by 52 percent. Along with higher out of pocket medical costs, seniors are coping with the reality that their Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits will […]

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Residual Functional Capacity: Evaluating Your Ability to Work

To determine if you are able to work, the Social Security Administration (SSA) must determine the level to which your disability limits your activities. Through a residual functional capacity (RFC) assessment, the SSA will evaluate if you are able to perform the work that you previously did or if you can do any other kind […]

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Five Questions Veterans Have about SSDI

If you are a veteran, you may not know that you could receive Social Security benefits as well as veterans disability benefits. While both systems provide assistance for veterans, they operate differently. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has specific guidelines regarding social security disability benefits for veterans. Contact the law firm of Dayes Law Firm […]

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Is Age a Factor in SSD Eligibility?

Many people believe that you have to be 65 years of age to apply for Social Security Disability (SSD). However, people of all ages can be approved for benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) takes a number of factors into consideration when determining who should receive benefits. In some cases, age may be a factor […]

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How Your Income Affects SSI Benefits

For many older Americans living with a disability and who have a limited income, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is an important resource. Unlike Social Security disability benefits, approval for this type of benefit is determined based on income rather than on work history. To be eligible, applicants must have limited income and resources and be […]

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Common Social Security Disability Myths

Thinking that Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) will replace your full income if you can no longer work is not accurate. It could, however, replace part of the income you made when working. While it is true that SSDI can help people who are disabled, the process is often complex and made more confusing by […]

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How the SSA Determines if You are Disabled

The Social Security Administration (SSA) uses a five-step process to evaluate applications for Social Security Disability benefits (SSD) in order determine which applicants meet the administrations strict standards for disability benefits. If you have been denied the disability benefits you need, contact one of our trusted Social Security Disability attorneys in Phoenix for a free […]

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Social Security Disability has Helped Millions

Last month, the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program celebrated its 60th anniversary. It is momentous since SSDI helps some of the most disabled Americans. Not only does Social Security give support to workers who are insured, it also assists workers families. In 1956, Congress created the SSDI program and said yes to federal benefits […]

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