Living with a serious illness can be very difficult. People who spent the majority of their lives as healthy, independent people may suddenly be forced to rely on others for their day to day care. People may find themselves unable to work, to leave the house or to complete simple tasks. Things they once enjoyed may suddenly be too burdensome. People may find themselves retreating from everyday life, just to stay as comfortable as possible. Or, people may simply be unable to enjoy life as they once could.
In these cases, Social Security Disability benefits can be extremely important. These hard-earned benefits can help people pay for their expenses, seek medical treatment and rehabilitative care. They can help Pennsylvania families stay afloat when a person's income is suddenly gone.