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My husband is on long term disability and is covered by and

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My husband is on long term disability and is covered by and insurance plan. Can I apply for social security benefits I am sixty years old?
Hello and and thank you for your question. For over 34 years, I have answered questions just like yours. And I look forward to assisting you. At age 60, for you to collect what is known as your spousal benefit, your husband must apply for an be approved for SS retirement benefits and not SS disability benefits. Otherwise, the earliest you can apply is at age 62 to collect under your own retirement account.
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