The problem with the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program is the rising number of poor and elderly people and people with disabilities that it doesn’t help. First of all, SSI’s benefit falls far below…

Pandemic-related financial assistance will no longer affect an individual’s eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or the benefit amount, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced.  The assistance includes a long…

The United States has two federal government benefits programs to help people with disabilities: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). These have saved countless Americans unable to work for…

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal program that helps people with disabilities and very low incomes pay for food, clothing and shelter.  It also is a key avenue to…

President Biden has signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan into law.  Estate planning lawyers are advising opening an ABLE account as among its benefits are $1,400 checks that are…

When the Social Security Administration (SSA) approves applicants for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, it imposes a five-month waiting period between the onset of the applicant’s disability and when they can begin…

How will COVID-19 relief stimulus payments affect your government benefits? Weeks Law Firm provides a simple guide. The federal government is issuing stimulus payments this week, to help with the…

How do cities stack up for people with disabilities seeking the best place to live? Which provide the most accessible sidewalks, transportation, entertainment, and parks? Which score high for low-cost…

At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Social Security Administration (SSA) closed all 1,200 of its field offices to in-person appointments, as well as suspended numerous other services.  One distressing result is…

In its first three weeks in office, President Biden’s administration reversed a range of high-profile Trump Administration regulations that affected disability rights – rules covering Medicaid, disability benefits and reviews,…

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