PTSD Survivors and managing debt
By Tony Muggs <3 Hi fellow stroke survivors, I believe that helping out matters and that sharing information with my neighbors is essential. Blake Hughes, from Outreach Communications at Creditcards.com sent me this email: Hi Tony, I wanted to check in with you... View Post
If you have a supplemental insurance to Medicare, this might interest you…
By Tony Muggs <3 Insurance, insurance. It’s what we need to keep getting better. At the same time, it can be what plagues us. I’ve been on Medicare since March 1, 2004. My mom, Judy, signed me up to a Blue Cross Blue... View Post
How the ABLE Act can help young stroke survivors save – without putting gov. benefits at risk
Obama’s new law allows people with disabilities to open tax-free savings accounts, while allowing benefits like Medicaid and Social Security to continue Young adults who have strokes often face an upsetting, unfair problem regarding their finances. If they acquire too much money, then... View Post
Using the Americans with Disabilities Act: I belong here and you must accommodate me!
Legendary disability rights activist Jerry Wolffe on how to use the ADA to protect yourself everywhere you go In order to stand up for your rights, you must know your rights. Familiarizing yourself with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is an... View Post
Social Security Disability Insurance: It’s not just for old people
How many work credits do I need to collect social security? Young people who have had strokes may think of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) as something for the grey hairs. But you actually can get it. You just need to have... View Post
Young stroke survivors listen up: Why it’s best to apply for Social Security Disability (SSDI)
Hint: You can get Medicare! After you have a stroke at a young age, you will likely be advised by the federal government to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance. It’s always a good idea to apply. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI): Social... View Post
Where do I turn, Obamacare or Medicaid?
There are several sources of health insurance you can seek after you’ve had a stroke. Here’s a blog post I wrote, listing those options. Two of the first options people are presented with if they don’t have healthcare from their employers or... View Post