Elderly and Disabled

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  • Expert Advice: How to Choose a Mobility Aid for a Senior

    The wrong mobility aid can negatively affect a senior’s stability, cause posture problems and even result in pain. These devices come in all shapes and sizes, so selecting the right one and achieving a proper fit requires a professional’s expertise.

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  • Nothing is Simple for the Disabled

    For Charlie and me, basic things like getting a haircut are now far from effortless. I can tell that our outings aren’t going to get any easier, and I’m worried about what the future holds.

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  • Expedited Social Security Applications Available for Disabling Health Conditions

    The Compassionate Allowances (CAL) program allows individuals with certain medical conditions to receive determinations for SSDI and/or SSI in a matter of weeks instead of months.

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  • The Importance of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

    Activities of daily living are used to measure a senior’s functional status. An ADL assessment will help determine the level of care an aging loved one requires and what support programs and benefits they may be eligible for.

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