It’s back-to-school season again. And even if you’re not heading to classes this fall, there are still lots of ways you can continue learning. By finding simple ways to keep your mind razor sharp over the years, you’ll not only expand your mental horizons, but also prevent your mind from declining slowly over time. To give you some ideas, here are 10 things that have been … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp
As you’re preparing your application for Social Security Disability, one of the best things you can do to help your case is to list your disability attorney. Every application has a section for relevant contacts that the SSA can ask about your case, and who better to have them call than the person who knows the most about getting you approved? Keeping an open line of … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: List Your Attorney as a Contact for the SSA
In the age of social media, nothing is private anymore. Every day, millions of Americans upload personal information about themselves, most without thinking about how that information could be used. If you are filing for Social Security Disability benefits, you should be highly aware of what you are posting online. Even things that may seem innocuous have the ability to … [Read more...] about Can Social Media Activity Affect My Disability Case?
If you have made it to the hearing stage of the disability application process, you should highly consider submitting letters written by friends, family, caretakers or former employers to the judge who will be hearing your case. The letter should include information about your disability and how it limits your day-to-day activities. Therefore, you should be very … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: Submit Letters As Evidence During Your Disability Hearing
There are currently 23 states and the District of Columbia that have legalized the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. Four states have even legalized marijuana for recreational use, and more are expected to follow in upcoming years. The Obama administration has (so far) chosen to let states regulate use as they see fit, even though marijuana is technically a Schedule I … [Read more...] about Will Medical Marijuana Affect My Social Security Disability Case?