Tag Archive: Individuals with disabilities

Cuts in Home Care Put Elderly and Disabled at Risk

Everyone agrees that an elderly or disabled indivdual receiving proper care in his or her home  is preferable to a nursing home stay.  There are programs that help transition these folks into the community and help them stay there.  These programs also save vast amounts of money compared to the state’s Medicaid program paying for…

Early Onset Alzheimers now recognized by SSA

Sufferers of early onset Alzheimers can now apply for Social Security benefits and have their claims receive expedited processing: http://www.alz.org/living_with_alzheimers_social_security_disability.asp

Michigan to probe Dept. of Human Services after judge criticizes agency

Read the disturbing reason why here.

New Government Disability Web Page Launched

The U.S. Department of Labor this week launched Disability.gov, a redesigned federal Web site that connects the more than 50 million Americans with disabilities to thousands of trusted resources on disability-related issues, programs and services. Formerly known as DisabilityInfo.gov, the site has been completely redesigned and updated with new social media tools, such as a…

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