Chicago, IL Social Security Disability Blog

Chicago Social Security Disability Blog
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VA and SSA Benefits: NDL is Honored to Help Veterans

November 4, 2021

If you are a veteran who has a service-connected disability, you probably know firsthand the exasperation of facing the VA bureaucracy. It is cumbersome, error-prone, and seems to be intent on denying you the disability benefits you earned. Congress intended the Veterans Administration (now called the Department of Veterans Affairs) to be a veteran-friendly benefits

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Get That Mammogram!

November 4, 2021

Friendly Advice from Tom Nash: As we learn every day, the repercussions of COVID-19 have been wide-ranging and often surprising. One troubling outcome of the pandemic has been that many Americans have been wary of scheduling routine medical appointments. According to the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, more than one-third of us skipped routine

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Social Security COLA is the Biggest in 40 Years, but it’s not Necessarily Good News

November 4, 2021

Social Security checks will increase by 5.9% next year — the biggest increase since 1982. This Cost-of-Living Allowance (COLA) increase will boost monthly checks for 70 million retirees, survivors, and Americans with Disabilities who have qualified for Social Security Disability benefits. However, because the COLA increase is being driven by inflation, that means inflation will

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Wall of Blues: A Free Exhibit of Legendary Music Photographs

November 1, 2021

If you are a fan of the blues, if you appreciate great photography, or if you just want a unique and enjoyable outing, then you won’t want to miss the Wall of Blues exhibition at Café Logan, inside the Logan Center for the Arts on the University of Chicago campus. This is the first formal

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