The news hit hard. When San Diego radio station KFMB reported that there would be no cost of living adjustment (COLA) in 2016 for people who receive Social Security disability benefits, hearts fell. After all, many recipients struggle to meet their monthly bills as it is and they were hoping for at least a small boost in benefits.
Many of us wrongly think of Alzheimer's disease as a condition that only plagues old people. The reality is that it can strike in the prime of life. The Alzheimer's Association says that many people with early-onset Alzheimer's are in their 50s or even their 40s.