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Hello, Sandy how are you today?
You will be eligible for a survivor's benefit off your husband's record, but only once you reach the age of 60
So, you still have 4 years before you can draw.
Are you on social security disability currently?
Yes I am getting SS since 1998
Ok. Unfortunately you can only draw one benefit, so you can draw your disability or your widow benefit, whichever is greater. Since you are disabled you can draw the survivor benefit now, at age 50
So, I would call social security and see which benefit is greater - the benefit off your husband's record, or your benefit you are currently getting
should I call a special number for this question?
No, you would just call the normal hotline at(NNN) NNN-NNNN/p>
You could also visit your local office, if you wanted to
Is there anything else I can assist you with today?
If not, I would appreciate a positive rating so that I may receive credit for assisting you today
yes I will
Thanks so much!