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If I'm only 53 and my husband is 68 and is recieving social

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If I'm only 53 and my husband is 68 and is recieving social security and passes away due to cancer, do I have to wait until I'm 60 to receive his social security? My husband has retired.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

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If you are disabled yourself......or if you are caring for a child 16 years old or younger, you can continue to collect support. Otherwise, you should have to wait until you are 60. Here's a good link you can read: https://www.ssa.gov/planners/survivors/ifyou5.html

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