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I thought I would be able to work part time but I have arthiritis in my back, hips and legs. I've also started having partial epileptic seizures and my hands shake like nobodies business. They tell me the shaking is something that happens to some elderly people

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That is possible If you are below your FRA - full retirement age

and - your disability started before you start early retirement benefits.

If however you already reached your FRA - you will not be able switch to disability benefits.

Here are some example when you may switch from early retirement to social security disability benefits and receive them retroactively.

https://www.disabilitysecrets.com/resources/disability/can-i-switch-early-retirement-disability-benef

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