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What can disability insurance do to help the person with early-onset dementia?

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Early-onset Alzheimer's disease is recognized by the Social Security Administration, so your loved one may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

From: Early-Onset Dementia: A Caregiver's Guide WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Alzheimer's Association: "Early-Stage Caregiving," "i have younger-onset alzheimer's disease."  

Brodaty, H. , June 2009. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience

Family Caregiver Alliance: "Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors," "The Stresses of Caregiving," "Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers."

National Institute on Aging: "Early-Onset Alzheimers."

National Institute for the Care of the Elderly: "Early Onset Dementia: Advice for Caregivers."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on August 04, 2018

SOURCES:

Alzheimer's Association: "Early-Stage Caregiving," "i have younger-onset alzheimer's disease."  

Brodaty, H. , June 2009. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience

Family Caregiver Alliance: "Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors," "The Stresses of Caregiving," "Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers."

National Institute on Aging: "Early-Onset Alzheimers."

National Institute for the Care of the Elderly: "Early Onset Dementia: Advice for Caregivers."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on August 04, 2018

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