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Long Term Disability For People With Hiv

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Response to long term disability question

This is not a question, but rather a remark to an inquiry someone had asked about his/her long term disability benefits being cancelled by Cigna.After receiving long term disability benefits from Cigna for nearly 15 years, I received a letter from...
Lynn L. Franzoi

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long term care insurance

My wife and are are in our 50's and were discussing whether to get long term care insurance. Then I... Read more »

RE: Long Term Disability - Chg Jobs

I just posted a question (referenced below), and appreciate the answer. However, I guess I needed... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Agencies' Efforts to Combat HIV/AIDS Among Disabled People Examined

...behaviours that the general population does, according to a landmark 2004 Yale University/World Bank report entitled HIV/AIDS and Individuals with Disability. Additionally, women with disabilities are more vulnerable to sexual exploitation and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Education -- Disabled Persons With HIV/AIDS Face Unequal Access to Health Information

...address the specific needs of disabled persons. The full report, " Knowledge, Personal Risk and Experiences of HIV/AIDS Among People with Disabilities in Swaziland ," was published in the International Journal of Rehabilitation ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People With Disabilities in Botswana Call for Greater Involvement in Country's HIV/AIDS Efforts

...recently held a seminar to commemorate the country's "Youth Against HIV/AIDS" month, focusing on the role of disabled young people in efforts to curb the spread of HIV, Botswana's Sunday Standard reports. About 60 disabled young people from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Disabled People in Botswana Largely Neglected in HIV/AIDS Efforts, Advocates Say

... Disabled people in Botswana have been largely excluded from the country's HIV/AIDS efforts, disability advocates said at a recent two-day workshop, Read more »
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Long Term Disability Insurance and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...long-term disability insurance. Most of these websites were created and managed by lawyers who specialized in representing people in just my position. These websites were full of stories and promises. These websites, while helping to... Read more »

Etiquette Rules when Meeting a Disabled Person

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...disability... Refer to a person's disability only when necessary and appropriate. Use people first language-- refer to the individual first, then to his or her disability. (It is better to say "the person with a disability," rather than "the... Read more »

50% of HIV+ Develop Neurocognitive Impairment

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies The Body, which emphasizes the importance of neurological monitoring for people with HIV. It also points up the fact that long term HIV infection remains a disabling condition. For me it confirms what my neurologist at UCLA, Dr. Elyse... Read more »

Qualifing for Disability

Posted by wallace404, 4 Replies
...the general requirements in terms of labs or doctor's orders to qualify with employers and social security to be eligible for disability income benefits? Read more »