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My mom has been married twice, right now she is drawing
My mom has been married twice, right now she is drawing social security from her 2nd husband, but my mom was married to my dad for 16 years, is there anyway she can draw his social security instead of… read more
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It's not really complicated, but I'll do my best....My mother, passed away Oct 2. My father is alive, and is age 90. When I looked at dad's bank account, yesterday, I noticed that BOTH SS checks were … read more
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My dads death was on the week prior to him receiving next
my dads death was on the week prior to him receiving next month social security payment is that check payable for next month or is it mailed date have a 3 to 4 day allow the social security date cause… read more
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My mother passed away January 2016 and the Nursing Facility never billed the Social Security Administration (SSA) for my mother's stay. The SSA will not give the Nursing Facility any information regar… read more
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Both my mother and father qualified for a social security benefit and were also vested in the Louisiana State Retirement system. My father passed away in 1997 and my mother has been receiving her stat… read more
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My mother had a stroke and is completely wheelchair bound,
My mother had a stroke and is completely wheelchair bound, requiring 24 hr care. Initially we thought she would recover, and we brought her to my sister's house where she has always lived. Unfortunate… read more
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My mother passed away on April 22, 2014. My dad survived her
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My dad passed away at the age of 76, mom is still alive and
My dad passed away at the age of 76, mom is still alive and is 78. We notified the Social security office and they said mom didn't need to do anything. They stopped dads auto deposit and am wondering … read more
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I have been told that there is a way for a spouse who would
I have been told that there is a way for a spouse who would otherwise be destitute to retain the husband's social security when he is admitted to a care facility instead of when he dies. I need to kno… read more
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Hi Im a 47 year old daughter that had to take a leave from
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My mom is 82 . She was born October 15, 1930. She retired
My mom is 82 . She was born October 15, 1930. She retired from the Post Office in October , 1990. She receives no social security even though she worked there for 26 years. My dad was a teamster most … read more
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My mom and dad were both collecting social security benefits in their own right [both over 80 years old]. My dad died on 11/20/12, and my mom has been told she DOES NOT get his higher social security … read more
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My mom is in a nursing home in Virginia beach. I live in Pennsylvania
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I am the POA for my mother. She is in a nursing home in Nebraska. I made application for her last year and she was accepted on Medicaid. Unfortunately Medicaid messed up and started her benefits a mon… read more
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Dad (age 100+) and Mom (mid 90s) are married w/ a joint bank account, Dad receives a Social Security pension, and Mom has never worked. Dad has advanced dementia and Soc Sec recently appointed my moth… read more
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Dear Sir or Madame,RE SSI BenefitsMy step daughter Laura
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