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Social security, medicare & government pensions - get the most out of your retirement and medical benefits.

This book helps baby boomers navigate the Medicare and Social Security systems and maximize their benefits, and, if they need to, to appeal denials of services and benefits. The book also explains Social Security disability, veterans disability compensation, and federal retirement benefits as well as SSI, Medicaid, and veterans pension for low-income readers.

Nolo's guide to social security disability - getting & keeping your benefits

"This comprehensive and compassionate book covers both SSDI and SSI, shows the reader how to prove a disability, and explains how one's age, education, and work experience affect their chances. Parents will find special information about benefits available to children with a disability. The reader will learn how to find the disability criteria for a medical condition, prove the severity of a disability, appeal if benefits are denied, work part-time while keeping benefits, prepare for a Continuin

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Wiring a house

"A must-have reference on home wiring--essential for homeowners, electricians, and apprentices. You'll find all the information is updated to the latest electrical code and contains significant revisions that impact residential work"--

Who's afraid of gender?

"A bold, essential account of how a fear of gender is fueling reactionary politics around the world"--

Secrets of the octopus

"This book reveals new science and remarkable discoveries about the octopus, one of nature's most elusive and intelligent animals"--

Soldiers and kings - survival and hope in the world of human smuggling

"An intimate and one-of-a-kind look at the world of human smuggling in Latin America, by a MacArthur "genius" grant winner and anthropologist Political instability, poverty, climate change, and the insatiable appetite for cheap labor all fuel clandestinemovement across borders. As those borders harden, the demand for smugglers who aid migrants across them increases every year. Yet media and politicians have always characterized smugglers-or coyotes, or guides, as they are often known by the migr

A non-anxious life - experiencing the peace of God's presence

"Is anxiety an unwelcome shadow over your days, bringing with it clenched teeth and an upset stomach? Alan Fadling brings counsel on how to learn a better way and who to look to for it: Jesus, "the ultimate non-anxious presence." Join Alan in releasing anxiety and taking up authentic love in A Non-Anxious Life"--

Candy Darling - dreamer, icon, superstar

"From acclaimed biographer Cynthia Carr, the first full portrait of queer icon and Warhol superstar Candy Darling"--

How to make herself agreeable to everyone - a memoir

"Scouted by a modeling agent when she was just sixteen years old, Cameron Russell first approached her job with some reservations: She was a precocious and serious student with her sights set on college-not the runway. But it was a job, and modeling seemed to offer young women like herself access to wealth, fame, and influence. Besides, as she was often reminded, "there are a million girls in line" who would eagerly replace her. A ferocious, visceral memoir, How to Make Herself Agreeable to Ever

God, guns, and sedition - far-right terrorism in America

"Shocking acts of terrorism have erupted from violent American far-right extremists in recent years, including the 2015 mass murder at a historic Black church in Charleston and the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. These incidents, however, areneither new nor unprecedented. They are the latest flashpoints in a process that has been unfolding for decades, in which vast conspiracy theories and radical ideologies such as white supremacism, racism, antisemitism, xenophobia, and hostility

Boiling Point- How Politicians, Big Oil and Coal, Journalists, and Activists Have Fueled a Climate Crisis -- And What We Can Do to Av

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist comes a shocking expos of the forces that perpetuate the crisis of global warming--with a prescription for saving the planet.