Despite what some pessimistic politicians and pundits have said over the years, Social Security remains one of the most dependable, efficient parts of our nation’s social fabric. It not only helps people retire with dignity, but also extends a helping hand to those with disabilities.
Sometimes those two constituencies come together in one person. What we mean is that sometimes a person with a disability preventing them from working is at the same time a person approaching their retirement years. When a person on SSDI draws nearer retirement age, which can be as low as 62, they have important decisions to make.