Disability is more common than you think, it can happen to anyone:
of 20 year old workers entering the work force today will become disabled before retiring.
workers are receiving Social Security Disability benefits, almost half are under age 50.
Disability often keeps people out of work:
- An illness or accident will keep 1 in 5 workers out of work for at least a year during their working careers.
- The average long-term disability absence lasts 2.6 years.