Allsup Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 days ago

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  • February is American Heart Month

    By the Old Sarge I lost a friend a couple of summers ago. Joe was a fit middle-aged man and an avid golfer. He died as he was finishing a solo practice round on a local course. A group playing behind Joe found his body on the tee box of the final hole. The cause […]

  • Apply For Medicare Savings Program Even If You’re Over Income Limit

    By Aaron of Allsup Medicare beneficiaries who are still working, but struggling financially, may be eligible for help paying their Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance) premiums. All 50 states offer financial assistance to low-income people with limited resources. Even those who exceed those financial limits, however, should consider applying for […]

Allsup Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Six Reasons Why People Don’t Take Their Blood Pressure Medicines

    Tai Prohaska, Allsup High blood pressure increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, two leading causes of death and disability in the U.S. Blood pressure medicine (along with a healthy diet and exercise) can protect the heart, brain and kidneys by keeping blood pressure under control, but only if patients take it. According to […]

Allsup Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Feb. 2 Is Rheumatoid Arthritis Day

    By The Old Sarge Groundhog Day is observed every year on Feb. 2, but Punxsutawney Phil shares his day with a chronic illness that affects more than 1.5 million Americans. The Rheumatoid Patient Foundation (RPF) has designated that date as Rheumatoid Awareness Day. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a progressive inflammatory disease that causes severe pain […]

  • Women in U.S. Still Dying from a Preventable Disease

    The risk of dying from cervical cancer in the U.S. is higher for women than previously thought, especially if you are black and older than 65, according to recent analysis conducted by Johns Hopkins University. The reasons for the racial disparity—black women are twice as likely to die from cervical cancer than white women— are […]

  • Vets Who Served at Camp Lejeune May Be Eligible For VA Disability Benefits

    By The Old Sarge Attention veterans and military family members who served or lived at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. If you suffer from certain medical conditions, you may be eligible for disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Over a five-year period beginning in March, the VA will begin providing about $2.2 billion […]

  • empower by Allsup®—Making Things Possible

    By Leia of Allsup “For most people, technology makes things easier. For people with disabilities, technology makes things possible.”—Mary Pat Radabaugh If you have a smart phone and internet service, you have opportunities 24/7 to learn, grow and connect on a global scale. For many people with disabilities, technology is shattering barriers to communication, interaction […]

  • SSDI, Veterans Disability Benefits Increase A Modest 0.3 Percent

    By the Old Sarge If you receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or veterans disability benefits, you’ll see an increase in your monthly check this year. You’ll have to look closely, however, because the 2017 cost-of-living (COLA) increase is only 0.3 percent. To determine the increase, the Social Security Administration (SSA) used third-quarter results reported […]

  • Remembering Pearl Harbor

    By The Old Sarge of Allsup Most generations have an “I remember precisely where I was and what I was doing when it happened” moment. For the millennial generation, it was the terrorist attack of 9/11. For me and other older baby boomers, it was the assassination of JFK. I was in a high school […]

  • Empty Chairs

    By Guest Blogger Martha Raymond, MA, CPN, founder and CEO of The Raymond Foundation and executive director of Michael’s Mission Loss. Loneliness. Emptiness. The feelings are palpable. In my dining room I treasure the antique chairs (circa 1870) that once filled my childhood home. My family home was once a Civil War Stagecoach Inn, a […]

  • Colon Cancer: Don’t Ignore The Symptoms

    By Guest Blogger Valarie Schlosser, patient, advocate, volunteer, Colon Cancer Alliance Have you ever had the rug pulled out from beneath you, causing you to fall hard, hitting your butt on the floor? Have you ever had a jar of marbles slip out of your hand, and hit the floor, rolling everywhere? That is how […]

  • You Don’t Need To Wait For Veterans Day To Come Around Again

    By Mary Beth of Allsup In September, Fred Harres was chosen to participate in a once in a lifetime event—a visit to our nation’s capitol and a tour of its many monuments, war memorials and tributes to military veterans. The long day trip was courtesy of the Illinois Land of Lincoln Honor Flight for veterans. […]

  • It’s Hard To Hula – If You Can’t Feel Your Feet

    By Tai of Allsup Hawai’i—home to warm sandy beaches, volcanoes and Hawaiians with diabetes. As a state, Hawai’i ranks a respectable 39th in the percentage of adults with diabetes. However, while the state rate is 8.5 percent for the overall population, it is 14 percent among Native Hawaiians. This is not news. The diabetes disparity […]

Allsup Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 months ago

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  • People With Chronic Pain Have Voices, Please Listen

    By Guest Blogger Michaela O’Connor, director, U.S. Pain Foundation For 100 million Americans, September provides the opportunity to raise awareness for the chronic pain they live with every day. For the U.S. Pain Foundation—the local, state and national acknowledgement of September’s Pain Awareness Month provides the much needed platform to raise the issues plaguing the […]

Allsup Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Get To Know The No. 1 Cause Of Disability In America

    By Guest Blogger Carol Conduff, founder and executive director, The Spine Health Foundation “I got to the point where my life wasn’t worth living. I was standing on the edge of the bridge, figuring it was better to jump than to go back to where I was. I have a new life now.”—Bill Walton, NCAA […]

  • What 9,000 Things Can You Do During Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month?

    By Guest Blogger Mercedes Rauen, executive director, Spinal Cord Injury Association of Illinois September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. While I do not have a spinal cord injury (SCI), and I believe it is best when the Spinal Cord Injury Association of Illinois (SCIA of Illinois) can be represented by a peer member—I appreciate […]

Allsup Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Do I Need A Representative For My SSDI Application?

    By Jim of Allsup I’ve been in the business of Social Security Disability Insurance for more than 30 years, and I’ve been alive a lot longer. Over the years, I’ve learned that I can’t do everything myself. I’m not a tax expert, so when it’s tax time, I look for an accountant to help. When […]

Allsup Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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