Social Security Questions? Ask a Social Security Expert
Hi. ... I can help here ... My name's Lane
Monthly benefit payments can be spent on everyday living expenses and daily support needs. These can include any and all of the items listed under the authorized Dedicated Account spending, as well as the following:
The primary determinant is that (once food, clothing, shelter, and medical care have been covered) it enhances her life in some way.
SO sorry, but giving to charity is not acceptable.
Are there additional services that the skilled nursing facility (such as therapy of some kind for her) offers?
Any monthly benefits that are not needed to pay for your child’s current-month expenses must be saved for future use.
Many people find the easiest method for keeping track of their child’s benefit balance and spending details is to have a separate checking and/or savings account specifically for the overages. and always show that it is being accounted for and would be used for additiional expenses that arise.