Prior to your hearing ask few family members or friends to write letters on your behalf. They should describe their observations of you, things you cannot do, help they have given you in household chores or personal needs.
Here's an insightful article written by my friend, Miriam Gilbert. These practical tips could apply to other illnesses as well as cancer.
I am pleased to report that the wait times for hearings at our South Jersey Hearing Office continue to improve. The most recent hearings that have be scheduled took 14 months to get there (from the time of the Request for Hearing). This may seem like a long time, but two years ago it was taking up to 26 months!