How to Pay for Long Term Disability

By on Nov 23, 2017 in Long-term disability | 0 comments

The need for long-term disability is always a stressful situation, no matter the circumstances, but it is particularly difficult for the elderly who have limited resources. Many people who are younger have larger support networks in place to help with these issues. There are spouses, friends, siblings, perhaps even parents still around able to help get through a difficult period. Also, younger people have a far greater likelihood of making a full recovery from long-term disability and thus recovering their earning ability and normal quality of life. None of these things are true for the elderly. Many have already lost their spouse. Their parents are gone. If friends and siblings are still around, they are likely also in difficult financial and physical positions and do not have the ability to help out like they might once have. While the person may have children, children can be far...