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Is it time for my parent to stop driving?

As our parents age, we often find ourselves in the role of caregiver. One of the most challenging aspects of this role can be addressing concerns about their ability to drive safely.  The risks senior drivers face Older drivers face unique risks on the road. Age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time can increase […]

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What is Separation Pay Recoupment and When Can VA Act?

Recoupment of Separation Pay by VA is conducted in certain situations with Veterans whose entitlement to disability compensation arose on or after September 15, 1981. Any Veterans whose service or entitlement to disability was established prior to September 15, 1981 are not subject to these provisions. Specifically, the VA in the Code of Federal Regulations […]

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A new change to SSI rules may benefit certain older adults

The Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees both retirement benefits for working professionals and disability benefit programs. Different types of benefits are available for people with disabling medical conditions. Those with health challenges that prevent them from working and who have had jobs previously might qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Certain other people, […]

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Social Security Removing Barriers to Accessing SSI Payments

The Social Security Administration has issued a press release notifying the public of a final rule, “Omitting Food from In-Kind Support and Maintenance (ISM) Calculations.” This final rule announces the first of several updates to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) regulations. SSI is a monthly payment for adults and children with a disability who have limited […]

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4 common causes of semi-truck accidents

Truck accidents are a serious concern on our roadways, often leading to devastating consequences due to the sheer size and weight of semi-trucks. Recognizing the common causes of these accidents is essential for prevention and safety. This blog post will delve into the primary factors contributing to truck accidents, providing valuable insights for drivers, industry […]

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