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Does Social Security Cover Nursing Home Costs?

Posted by DEF

For many Americans approaching retirement age, it’s a very real worry: Will there be enough in Social Security to cover my needs? How can I get the most to support myself? And what about my spouse? There are hundreds, if not thousands, of articles that address these concerns, and usually they involve an enormous amount of trepidation and volumes of paperwork if you choose to apply on your own.

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Topics: SSDI Benefits, living arrangements and social security, nursing home

Is There a Caregiving Crisis for People with Disability Benefits?

Posted by Scott Flexer

According to a study by AARP, “nearly 40 million Americans in 2014 were providing unpaid care to people who are older, disabled, or otherwise in need of assistance.”  Worse yet, “by 2020, 117 million Americans are expected to need assistance of some kind, yet the overall number of unpaid caregivers is only expected to reach 45 million.”

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Topics: disablity, Living Arrangement, living arrangements and social security

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