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May 2015 Archives

Why is one Texas lawmaker looking to limit disability benefits?

Every month, millions of disabled Americans breathe a collective sigh of relief as they either receive a check in the mail or direct deposit into their account from the Social Security Administration that will allow them to pay for the basic necessities.

Studies delves deeper into link between depression, stroke

Last week, our blog discussed how May is Mental Health Month, an annual event held to promote understanding, debunk misconceptions, and fight the stigma faced by millions here in the U.S. and around the world.

Learn more and help change perspectives during Mental Health Month

We now know more than ever about how to effectively diagnosis and treat mental illness thanks to scientific advancements in such areas as pharmacology, psychiatry and, of course, psychology.

Do disability benefits have any impact on retirement benefits?

While there has been significant discussion about the number of older Americans leaving the workforce or actively preparing to do so, it's important to understand that there is still a large contingent of older workers who have no immediate plans for retirement.