The Human Costs and the Opportunity
Being on disability can be straining physically, financially and psychologically. The term “disabled” often comes with decreased life expectancy, marginal income levels, poor general health and helplessness. With the swelling ranks of people who receive disability benefits, particularly in the United States, it’s time to re-examine this term.
This white paper from Aetna explores the human costs of the disability epidemic and considers opportunities to redefine the meaning of “disabled.”