Chicago, IL Social Security Disability Blog

Chicago Social Security Disability Blog
Nash Disability Law keeps you connected to the latest news and information on Social Security Disability.

An Extra $2,400 per Year for Social Security Recipients?

August 9, 2022

Congress is considering a new bill that would seek to lessen the financial strain on people collecting Social Security by boosting each recipient’s monthly check by $200—an annual increase of $2,400. Inflation has hit everyone hard, but those on fixed incomes—including seniors and disabled Americans surviving on Social Security Disability benefits—have been struggling even harder

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Question of the Month: What is a Closed Period of Disability Benefits?

August 8, 2022

It is a common misconception that you are only eligible for Social Security Disability benefits if you are disabled from ever working again. This is not true. To be eligible for disability payments, your impairments must prevent you from being able to work for at least 12 consecutive months. You may be eligible for benefits

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Take Care of Your Mental Health—Help is Available

August 2, 2022

We are living in stressful times. For some of us, the stress can turn into distress that threatens our mental health. Here are two free, easy-to-access resources that can help you in times of trouble: Mental Health Crisis Hotline Americans now have a new and memorable number to call if they’re having a suicidal or

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Art on TheMART: A Unique Free Show Every Night

August 1, 2022

Summer’s not over yet. There are still many fun and free activities in the Chicago area to enjoy, including Art on theMART. This one-of-a-kind exhibition of public art features a 25-foot-high video projection on the side of the Merchandise Mart, with shows every evening through September 7. Since its inaugural show in 2018, tens of

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