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Even with Less Traffic, Kentuckians Must Practice Safe Driving

Key Points of This Article: With fewer vehicles on the road due to COVID-19, state highway safety officials across the country are seeing a severe spike in speeding and a rise in related crashes, says an alert by The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). Traffic safety officials nationwide, including here in Kentucky, are pleading with [...]

What To Do When Your Social Security Disability Is Denied

Key Points of This Article: When diagnosed with a physical or mental impairment, and unable to work, Social Security will review several factors before approving disability benefits. Your application may be jeopardized if you haven’t sought treatment for your impairment, missed critical deadlines, or have the proper documentation to support the criteria needed to make [...]

9 Trends In Social Security Disability To Watch For

https://youtu.be/xyKxlcn0eh4 Key Points of This Article: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program that provides monthly payments to disabled workers who have paid into the Social Security system through employment. After a period of substantial growth, disability prevalence rates under the SSDI program have been in decline. Trends related to economics and [...]

Apply For Social Security Disability Benefits In Kentucky

Key Points of This Article: Roughly 10.5 million people receive disability benefits from Social Security, and an additional 8 million receive disability benefits from Supplemental Security Income. As of April 10, 2020, several workflow disruptions were announced related to the coronavirus pandemic that may impact how local SSA offices are operating and changes in scheduled [...]

Understaffing Adds to Coronavirus Risk for Kentucky’s Long-Term Care Residents

Key Points of This Article: There are nearly 24,000 residents in nursing home facilities across the Bluegrass state, dependent on their daily care needs to be met by others. Infection control has been a problem at nursing homes across Kentucky, making residents vulnerable to serious harm as coronavirus spreads. As of Tuesday, March 10, [...]

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