Feb 11, 2010

Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Now Covered by Social Security

By Bob DeMarco

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has added early onset Alzheimer's to the list of conditions under its Compassionate Allowance Initiative.

This new ruling gives those with the disease expedited access to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Go here to get more information from the Alzheimer's Association website including an application process checklist.

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Bob DeMarco is the editor of the Alzheimer's Reading Room and an Alzheimer's caregiver. Bob has written more than 1,200 articles with more than 9,000 links on the Internet. Bob resides in Delray Beach, FL.

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