A serious illness or injury can strike any one of us at any time, causing financial hardship due to a temporary or permanent loss of income. What steps have you taken to protect yourself and your family in the event you suffer a prolonged illness or injury?
This benefit will help safeguard you and your family’s well-being. Given the potential for suffering a long-term disability, we encourage you to carefully review the material for your protection and peace of mind.
For more information about the likelihood of becoming disabled and what you can do to better manage your risk, visit the Council for Disability Awareness Website at www.disabilitycanhappen.org
According to the Social Security Administration:
Three out of every 10 workers between ages 25 and 65 will experience an accident or illness that keeps them out of work for three months or longer
Over 90% of disabling accidents and illness are not work related, which means they are not covered by workers’ compensation.
Nearly 50% of all mortgage foreclosures are due to disability*