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Are you prepared for the unexpected when it comes to your health?

May 17, 2022 May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month, and an occasion to highlight the importance of preparing for the sudden onset of a disability and the many ways in which it could impact you and your family’s future — … Read More

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The invaluable role nurses play in the SSDI process

May 9, 2022 For the past 30 years, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has celebrated National Nurses Week annually from May 6th through May 12th. In honor of the extraordinary efforts exhibited by nurses throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ANA … Read More

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Celebrating Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

March 2, 2022 Every year during the month of March, MS Awareness Month is celebrated as a way to bring about awareness of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and educate the public on the impact it has on those with the … Read More

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Making the most of your remote hearing

February 10, 2022 Last month, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that after a more than two year hiatus, in-person hearings will resume this spring. The early announcement provides SSA and the Office of Hearings Operations … Read More

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Common misconceptions about applying for SSDI benefits

January 10, 2022 Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits can be a complex and frustrating process. It often involves the filing of several applications and appeals and can include interactions with multiple divisions of the Social Security … Read More

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A breast cancer diagnosis and the importance of SSDI benefits

November 8, 2021 Each October, an international health campaign, known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is celebrated to raise awareness of breast cancer and raise funds for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and, ultimately, a cure. The campaign, originally founded in … Read More

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Navigating the turbulent times of Social Security

September 30, 2021 Throughout its history, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has faced many challenges. Despite an increase in the number of disruptions over the past several years – including a robust backlog of inventory, several furloughs due to … Read More

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Protect yourself & your family’s future during Men’s Health Month!

June 10, 2021 June is Men’s Health Month, and The Advocator Group (now conducting business as Brown & Brown Absence Services Group) is proud to use this opportunity to help raise awareness and begin important conversations about men’s health … Read More

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Social Security fraud: protect yourself from scammers

May 25, 2021 Thousands of individuals collect Social Security benefits each year. While these financial benefits are extremely valuable to the recipients and their families, applying for benefits can unfortunately leave applicants susceptible to scammers seeking to steal personal … Read More

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COVID-19 & SSDI application wait times

May 25, 2021 As Social Security advocates, our team values keeping claimants informed about things that could impact their Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) application. From approximately November of 2020 through February of 2021, we observed a trend that … Read More