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I am 62 years old and I am very obese 425lbs because of a blown…

I am 62 years old...
I am 62 years old and I am very obese 425lbs because of a blown out lower back and torn knee cartilage that has forced me to be idle and sit. the pain is extremely terrible. I could not work outside of the house and then it would have to be in front of the computer. I have in the past been self employed buying real estate, owning businesses and working on long term deals that come and go. Therefore I never paid myself and my social security contributions had been from my younger days of working and paying. I probably stopped contributing around 29 years of age.

Can I collect social security disability and how much would that be a month, if so.

Thank you in advance for your answer.
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Unfortunately, if you have not worked in the last 5 years, you would not qualify for social security disability

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However, at your age you can draw your early retirement benefit.

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If you want to draw your early retirement benefit, the only way to find out how much your check would be is to call 1-800-772-1213

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