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Death benefits after my death. I am 86 years old and have…

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Death benefits after my death.

Accountant's Assistant: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.

I am 86 years old and have been in social security system since I started workin all those years agao. I am curently getting benefits each mointh plius the medicare etc. jim

Accountant's Assistant: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?

Nothing nthat I can think 0f right now.

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Certain family members may be eligible to receive monthly benefits, including:
—A widow or widower age 60 or older (age 50 or older if disabled);
—A widow or widower any age caring for the deceased’s child who is under age 16 or disabled;
—An unmarried child of the deceased who is:
o Younger than age 18 (or up to age 19 if they’re a full-time student in an elementary or secondary school); or
o Age 18 or older with a disability that began before age 22;
— A stepchild, grandchild, stepgrandchild, or adopted child under certain circumstances;
—Parents, age 62 or older, who were dependent on the deceased for at least half of their support; and
—A surviving divorced spouse, under certain circumstances.

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