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  1. yes. it is very important to apply for permanent...

    yes. it is very important to apply for permanent disability as soon as you are diagnosed with stage 4 to get the medicare timeclock going. also if you are on disability from work, you can double up...
  2. yes cobra is expensive, usually double the cost...

    yes cobra is expensive, usually double the cost of what you normally pay for if you are working and pay health insurance. My dad had to take my mom off his policy to save money. Lucky she was able to...
  3. Thank you pbj11 for the info. A little update: ...

    Thank you pbj11 for the info. A little update:

    So my father applied for SSDI which is social security disability here in california. He was accepted within 2 weeks and received his first check in...
  4. So my dad is currently receiving State Disability...

    So my dad is currently receiving State Disability Insurance (SDI)

    Im trying to get him to apply through SSA but do not know the difference between:
    Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) -...
  5. well my dads cobra papers came in and looks like...

    well my dads cobra papers came in and looks like he will be paying the same amount he was paying minus my mom on the policy. cobra is a good transition for now until we see other avenues
  6. My dad has been out of work going to be 6 months...

    My dad has been out of work going to be 6 months he has been on company disability. he has been paying his insurance to the company still. and they have paid their part. but they told him in december...
  7. right now he is on disability for a year through...

    right now he is on disability for a year through his employer. After the year I believe he would apply for SSID? and then 24months later he would be eligible for medicare? Im learning or trying to.
  8. He is currently on disability. as far as i am...

    He is currently on disability. as far as i am aware he can only collect disability only right? not disability and social security at the same time? yes he is stage IV
  9. Dad pancreatic cancer - medical benefit alternatives

    Hello everyone, i have a dilemma on my hands. My dad was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer about 5 months ago. He is undergoing chemo and so far he is feeling better as of this last month. I was...
  10. Thread: Working?

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    mydad there will be ups and downs. you have to...

    mydad there will be ups and downs. you have to realize to cherish those times he is up. So if he is able to get up and live his normal life thats great. My dad was a workaholic as well and hasnt been...
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    Nice , that is great news and tremendous hope

    Nice , that is great news and tremendous hope
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    Why do you feel he needs psychological help?...

    Why do you feel he needs psychological help? Maybe switching up the routine a little can help. Be spontaneous and involve his family if he is close with them or involve his close friends if they are...
  13. that is an awful thing to deal with. I dont have...

    that is an awful thing to deal with. I dont have experience with your state, but My brother was on disability for a year, during that time his work would send him papers to fill out and on there it...
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