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Widows are eligible to begin drawing retirement benefits at age 60 if they have not remarried before that time. Disabled widows are eligible at 50.

A widow or ex-spouse may draw survivors' benefits at any age if she is raising the decedent's dependent minor children who are under age 16. The children should also qualify for separate survivor benefits.

Please call the Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213 to speak with a representative about your specific situation.
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You receive social security benefits your husband died will you receive his too?

  Each person's situation is different. Too broad of a question to answer but here's a shot.   Widows are eligible to begin drawing at age 60 if they have not remarried

Can an ex-spouse receive her social security benefits from ex-husband of 50 yrs and will it affect his ss benefits?

If you are divorced, you can receive benefits based on your ex-husband's work if-Your marriage lasted 10 years or longer; You are unmarried; You are age 62 or older; The benef

How old does a widow have to be to collect her husband social security?

You neglect to tell us which country you live in and therefore we can not provide you with a specific answer to your question. In the UK a widow will inherit her husband's q