Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
An extension of Medicare coverage that provides cash disability benefits for those who qualify.
More Common Terms
- Chronic disease A disease or condition that lasts over a long period of time and typically cannot be cured, often associated with a disability.
- Osteoporosis A bone and joint condition where bones become extremely brittle. Symptoms include, stooped posture, decrease in height and broken bones.
- Depression Depression is a biological illness which may include sadness without any apparent cause, lack of interest, change in appetite and fatigue. Because depression is an illness, a person can't just "snap out of it."