Disability happens more often than you’d think. Read the alarming information below.
* Over 1 in 4 of today’s 20 year-olds will become disabled before they retire. (Info from U.S. Social Security Administration Feb 2013)
* Over 37 million Americans are classified as disabled; about 12% of the total population. More than 50% of those disabled Americans are in their working years, from 18-64. (U.S. SS Admin Dec 2012)
* In December of 2012, there were over 2.5 million disabled workers in their 20s, 30s, and 40s receiving SSDI benefits. (U.S. SS Admin Dec 2012)