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Can a handicapped person collect their spouses

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Can a handicapped person collect their spouses social-security if both are still alive
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  emc011075 replied 8 months ago.

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Yes, you can. You must be at least 62 and your spouse must be eligible for (full retirement age or older) or currently collecting his/her social security benefits, regular or disability. Your spousal benefits will be 50% of his/hers.

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