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I am going to be 60 in October, I would like to claim ss as my husband had a stroke and is unable to take of himself. Can you help me?

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I am going to be 60 in Oct. and my husband has had a stroke and is unable to take care of himself, therefore I am unable to work. Can you help me file for social security?

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You may apply 3 months before you turn age 62 or 4 months before you want your benefits to start.

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Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 1 year ago

You can apply for your benefits 3 months before you turn 62 if you want your payments to start at that age.

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