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Help me understand Disability benefits (social security)?

I am a late 50's year old woman living in Ohio, with chronic diabetes, stroke, and other ailments. I have been employed for the past 20 years, but it is getting exceedingly difficult to do any work. I want to know if I quality for disability benefits (like a monthly check?) even if I own my own home, and I own some other real estate properties. Who can qualify? What are other things that might disqualify me? Will receiving Disability benefits exclude me from receiving Social Security benefits when I reach the age of 65? Tanks.
posted by anonymous on Jul 14, 2014 - 14 answers

Possible minunderstanding with SSI back pay... path to a solution?

Social Security filter: got back pay that seemed legit at first, but now am not sure. Thoughts? [more inside]
posted by dubious_dude on Jun 2, 2014 - 7 answers

If we get married, does she lose social security?

My fiancée and I are thinking of getting married in a few months and we're both still in school, I work part time and make about $20,000 a year. She does not work but receives vocational rehab and Social Security (SSI) for her permeant disability she was born with. [more inside]
posted by snow_mac on Oct 9, 2012 - 7 answers

Social Security Disability Applications

I'm seeking real-life experiences in applying for Social Security Disability. Yesterday I completed my on-line application for Social Security Disability. I haven't been able to work since February and have been receiving first short-term and now long-term disability payments from my prior employer (I no longer have a job to go back to even if I were able to work). My long-term disability is approved in 3 month chunks, but since there has been no improvement in my condition, I don't have any reason to believe it wouldn't continue to be approved although it's stressful to me when those reapprovals come due. [more inside]
posted by SweetTeaAndABiscuit on Sep 15, 2012 - 18 answers

How likely is it that my Social Security disability claim was denied because my case worker was a jerk?

How likely is it that my Social Security disability claim was denied because my case worker was a jerk? [more inside]
posted by Evilspork on Jul 13, 2012 - 13 answers

Can you really hold down a job? REALLY?

How do you figure out whether or not your mental illness is serious enough to (basically) permanently stop working? Are there books or worksheets you can use to sort this out? [more inside]
posted by Fee Phi Faux Phumb I Smell t'Socks o' a Puppetman! on Jun 22, 2012 - 13 answers

What counts as income?

YANML, YANMSocialWorker [it takes 5 weeks to get an appointment with her]: Is a housing benefit "income"? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 21, 2011 - 4 answers

How Can I Get A Copy Of My SSA Consultive Exam Report?

I have a SSA Consultative Exam (mental) for disability determination next week. Since I don't have a doctor of my own, or health insurance, or an income the NJ DOL is providing one for me to see. There is a form for me to fill out that authorizes the release my SSA Consultative Exam Report. I don't have a doctor of my own, nor a way to get a doctor myself. How can I get a copy for myself then?
posted by ShawnStruck on May 4, 2011 - 1 answer

State Assistance Quandary

How can we complete my application for SSI when my husband just inherited a few thousand dollars? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 22, 2011 - 14 answers

Can you enroll in Medicare part B only?

Can you enroll in Medicare Part B (medical) only? [more inside]
posted by Danila on Jun 9, 2010 - 8 answers

So now you're disabled!

I just qualified for Social Security disability payments. Now what? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 14, 2010 - 5 answers

How do I get SSI/disability for mental health?

How do I navigate Social Security to qualify for Medicaid, SSI and disability for mental health services? How do I find an advocate to guide me through the walls of paperwork and decisions? Sub-question: what are current mental health institutions like for in-patient treatment? [more inside]
posted by loquacious on Nov 5, 2009 - 13 answers

Felony Record and Disability

Does a felony conviction affect eligibility for Social Security disability? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 8, 2008 - 9 answers

Do I have to quit my job to get disability?

Do I have to quit my job to qualify for disability? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 8, 2007 - 8 answers

Do employers have to deposit money to Social Security?

Do employers have to offer the option to deposit money into Social Security? [more inside]
posted by Hot Like Your 12V Wire on Oct 31, 2006 - 7 answers

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