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What is Accessability and How Does it Affect You?

Less than 10% of all printed material in the world is presented in a format considered “accessible” to people with low or no vision. Other types of disabilities, like dyslexia or motor-skill issues, can also limit access to web-based and electronically delivered information. That makes information accessibility an important topic for businesses and other content […]

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Craft Ideas for Summer Fun!

Summer is winding down and your kids need some end of summer fun activities to keep them busy with this last bit free time. We have a short list of some  at home crafting ideas we thought we would share with you to do with your kids. Here are our top favorites! First, we will […]

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Healthy Living Tips for those with Diabetes Mellitus

November marks National Diabetes Month. We would like to take a little time to help you learn about diabetes and offer a few words of advice to those with diabetes to help them learn how to live their life to the fullest. Over 20 million people in America suffer from Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and almost […]

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Good News for 2014 COLA

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We have good news to share with Social Security Disability beneficiaries. The government recently announced the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2014, which will give most SSD beneficiaries a raise. The COLA is computed using a formula that looks at year over year increases in the Consumer Price Index. A 2014 COLA increase is good news […]

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How do I Survive Financially while Waiting for my Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Disability Benefits case to be Settled?

Getting a decision regarding your Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Disability benefits can sometimes take a very long time.  This long wait can cause severe hardships for many families since disabled claimants are, by definition, unable to work on a full-time basis.  Typically, returning to work, even in some cases on a part-time basis, […]

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Will There Be a 2010 Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) Increase for People With Disability Benefits?

For the last thirty years, recipients of social security disability payments have, each year, received an increase in their benefits. This increase is known as the cost of living increase.  Each year inflation is assumed to increase the cost of food, shelter and other expenses, so too in turn does the benefits granted. In 2010 […]

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How Chronic Stress Causes Mental Illness

In a recent study on the human brain, professors at the University of California, Berkley found that chronic stress (CS) can generate long term changes in the brain. This study explains why people who suffer from CS often also suffer from mental illness. This study holds out hope that new medical practices like therapy can […]

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Anti Depression Foods, Can They Help You?

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If you suffer from serious depression that is interfering with your ability to live and work productively, you are probably interested in anything that may help. There are many ways to treat depression, and no one way is right for everyone. However, a nutritious and well-balanced diet rich in certain foods may help you combat […]

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