Expert SSDI help available during annual Walk to End Lupus Now brings attention to disability for individuals living with lupus
Belleville, Illinois, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allsup, the nation’s premier disability representation company, will provide disability screenings and information about empower by Allsup® at the Lupus Foundation of America-Heartland Chapter’s Walk to End Lupus Now event on Saturday, May 18, at 8:30 a.m. at Chesterfield Central Park & Amphitheatre in Chesterfield, Missouri. In honor of Lupus Awareness Month, the annual walk brings together individuals living with lupus and their loved ones to rally public support for millions of Americans who are impacted by lupus.
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation, tissue and organ damage, and can lead to organ failure, disability and death, according to the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA). Many individuals diagnosed with lupus are unable to continue working. Those who can’t work for 12 months or longer may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits they paid for while employed. This federal disability insurance coverage provides important benefits, including monthly income, access to Medicare, and free assistance and protection when attempting to return to work.
Having expert SSDI representation can help individuals with lupus receive Social Security disability benefits sooner, especially if they are approved with their initial application and avoid the appeals process. empower by Allsup is an online tool that helps people with severe disabilities determine their likelihood of being approved for SSDI, and also includes return-to-work assistance for those individuals who may experience medical recovery.
Learn about how to apply for disability benefits at Expert.TrueHelp.com.
Register or donate online to the May 18 Walk to End Lupus Now hosted by the Lupus Foundation of America-Heartland Chapter.
ABOUT LUPUS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
Founded in 1977, the Lupus Foundation of America is the largest force in the fight to cure lupus. LFA focuses on improving the quality of life for individuals impacted by lupus through research, education, support and advocacy. For more information, visit www.lupus.org.
The Lupus Foundation of America, Heartland Chapter provides support services to people living with lupus in Missouri, eastern Kansas and southern Illinois. Go to www.lupus.org/heartland to learn more.
Allsup and its subsidiaries provide nationwide Social Security disability, veterans disability appeal, return to work, exchange plan and Medicare services for individuals, their employers and insurance carriers. Allsup professionals deliver specialized services supporting people with disabilities and seniors so they may lead lives that are as financially secure and as healthy as possible. Founded in 1984, the company is based in Belleville, Illinois, near St. Louis. Learn more at TrueHelp.com and @Allsup or download a free PDF of Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance: Getting It Right The First Time.