life insurance

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    Viaticals?

    Good morning all. This is my first post. Thank you in advance for any help you all can give me. I feel like this site is the only place I can get some true help without strings attached. My very active, healthy mother was diagnosed with ALS in June of 2015. She is now in a nursing home (in SC)...
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    Accelerated Death Benefit

    If anyone out there has exercised this option on your life policy, can you share how long it took to process and get the funds? I have completed the paperwork and submitted the physician statement and medical records but the only thing my life insurance company has said is that it is with...
  3. SLAUGHTER1555

    Life Insurance

    Hi Cals and pals what information do you have regarding life insurance on pals. My PALS has a small amount that loses money up until a certain amount and he had this set up from a previous marriage so she wouldn't get any money off his death. Well fast forward here we are with hardly any...
  4. SLAUGHTER1555

    At A Crossroad I Have Questions

    Hi to everyone its been awhile since i posted on here lots of changes with my PALS. So last time i was here i talked about how the his kids kind of attacked him about life insurance policy. Well time has passed and i am no longer angry but i still dont trust them. Since his diagnosis in May 2015...
  5. SLAUGHTER1555

    My pals ambushed by kids!

    So i haven't been out the house by myself since June 2015 so the first time I get a chance to get out the house on my own why 2 of my PALS kids come over to the house with the brother, neice, sister and son on the phone without my knowledge to question him about freakin life insurance! UGHHHHHH...
  6. SLAUGHTER1555

    Frustrated thinking so many wrong thoughts!

    :cry: today i tried to have the i need some me time talk with my husband and it didnt go well. I need to go back to work because we have so many bills! We barely make rent and car payment and thats it no money for food or anything else. He doesnt want a nurse aide to come he just wants me. We...
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    Tough clinic visit today

    Today mom had her clinic visit. Her fvc numbers were really low. She tested at 55 two months ago, and before that she had maintained a constant 60 since October of 2014. Today she tested at 17. I was unprepared to hear such a low number since she doesn't outwardly show such marked decline. When...
  8. M

    33 years old, weakness, falling

    I am a 33 year old woman, and my symptoms started at the end of April 2015. First my left arm felt strange - tingly, pins and needles, like the circulation to my arm was being cut off, but never numb. Soon after that I noticed my left arm and hand were weak, I could no longer fully extend my...
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    New here... Hi Everyone!

    So, I've been lurking here for a couple of months, and finally got the nerve to register to contribute. My husband was diagnosed with ALS in May. We live in Chicago, and went to 3 different hospitals for tests, opinions, diagnosis, etc (first Swedish Covenant, then RUSH, then finally...
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    Gulf War Vet - No diagnosis - First Post - Venting

    Hello All - This is my first post. I have not received an ALS diagnosis, but due to my Gulf War Service/Syndrome I am deathly afraid of this disease. I feel like I have been showing very early symptoms for a few years now. Many of them may attributed to my Gulf War Syndrome, many point away...
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