If you have a chronic disease or injury that prevents you from working, it can be scary thinking of how you are going to support yourself and your family. You're not alone. According to theU.S. Census Bureau, approximately 37 million Americans are disabled and approximately 25 percent of the population will be disabled at some point in their lifetime.
Fortunately, the Social Security Act of 1935 provides monthly benefits to disabled Americans who meet the SSA's criteria.