I am a disabled widow. I have not worked outside my home in many years. Can I get Social Security for disability?
Benefits for Disabled Widows Social Security survivor benefits include benefits for widows and widowers who are age sixty and over, whether or not they are disabled. Additionally, Social Security benefits for disability are available to qualifying disabled widows and widowers as early as age fifty. The older you are when you become disabled, the higher your benefit will be. For information about Social Security’s definition of disability, please see our article What Is Disability According to Social Security Disability Law? Eligibility Requirements To be eligible for widows or widowers benefits, your deceased spouse must have worked enough in Social Security-taxed...Read more