Get your statement online: ▻ If you and your employer LEARN MORE: ▻ Evaluate strategies to. More information on benefits for widows and widowers can be found at: http:// #a0=1. The information on this site has been. Social Security Disability Program Frequently Supplemental Security Income (SSI)—How to.

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Social Security has a family maximum benefit, however, so it’s possible that your entitlement would reduce your children’s benefits by an amount equal to yours.

Reduced widow’s benefits can start as early as age 60, or even at age 50 if the widow is disabled. I am collecting social security benefits on behalf of 10084 children.

Can I still apply for them? My husband died over 10 years ago and I didn’t realize I could get his benefits.

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Survivor Benefits – Social Security. Child’s benefits can continue indefinitely, however, if the child is disabled by Social Security standards. Child’s benefits end at age 18, or age 19 if the child is still in high school. If upbs widow remarries prior to age 60, or prior to becoming eligible for earlier disabled widow’s benefits, they cannot subsequently become entitled to widow’s benefits for as long as the remarriage continues.


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Does remarriage effect this? Potential entitlement to mother’s benefits end when the youngest child in care turns 16, unless the mother has a disabled child older than age 16 in care. Is there a grace period when you can apply to receive your deceased spouses social security benefits?

I have multiple questions. Similar Entries Deceased spouse benefits.

I am not currently collecting any benefits on behalf of myself. When is a spouse entitled to spouse’s insurance benefits on the worker’s Social Security record? When do spouse’s and divorced spouse’s insurance benefits end? Does ex-spouse’s claim to my benefits reduce mine? Full survivor benefits at full retirement age age 65 or lateror reduced benefits pubw early as age SS Benefits from deceased spouse. You may want to check with Social Security to see if, and when, it would be advantageous for you to apply for mother’s benefits.

Assuming your husband had work history to obtain coverage, I would definitely encourage you to investigate survivor benefits. Skip to main content. Do their benefits expire when they are 18 or out of school? Jul 21 – Skip to main content. You should apply for survivors pub promptly because, in some cases, benefits will be paid from the time you apply and not from the time the worker died.


For more info, you may wish to review this Social Security pamphlet: My husband passed away in at the age of Return to Ask Larry. When are you entitled to divorced spouse’s insurance benefits?

In addition, when can I start collecting widow benefits? Social Security survivors benefits can be paid to widow. I am not remarried and we were married for over 40 years. Find Social Security Office. So, if the family maximum is already being paid to your children, or if you are earning too much, it may be of no advantage for you to apply now.