Category Archives: Resources

Alzheimer’s Caregiver support group to begin on Second Life

As I was reviewing my blog just now, I realized that I have not posted in quite a while.  I am now a caregiver for a relative with Alzheimer’s Disease and have been quite busy.  My new role has given … Continue reading

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How can I prove I am disabled if I cannot get treatment because I can’t afford it?

One of the difficulties indigent claimants face is proving that they are disabled when they have not sought out medical treatment.  It is a vicious circle.  They would have sought treatment if they could have afforded health insurance but because … Continue reading

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May a student on SSI receive a scholarship and remain on SSI?

I recently received a question from a student attending a San Francisco bay area university asking whether a receipt of a scholarship would prevent him from collecting SSI.  The answer is “no,”  as long as the scholarship is used (or … Continue reading

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