Sep 26, 2007

Pittsburgh Paper On Social Security Difficulties Faced By Parkinson's Patients

The Pittsburgh City Paper is reporting on the Social Security difficulties faced by younger individuals afflicted by Parkinson's disease. One might think that the very public plight of Michael J. Fox would have helped eased the situation for other younger individuals suffering from Parkinson's, but here is a quote from one person: "I told [the young-onset Parkinson's support group] I was applying for disability, and they all kind of laughed and told me their horror stories ... How it can take years and you can still be denied."

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