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SOCIAL SECURITY SURVIVORS BENEFITS
In Social Security Survivorsí Benefits, this is where accumulated credits are applied. For members who have accrued enough credits during their working years his or her family members are eligible for Social Security Survivorsí Benefits.
The eligible family members include widows and widowers ages 62 and older, disabled widows or widowers ages 50 and up, widows and widowers caring for a child under 16 years of age and who is receiving Social Security Benefits, unmarried children under age of 18 or under age 19 either a full time elementary student or secondary school, or age 18 or older but is severely disabled and lastly parents who are dependent entirely or not upon social security member will also receive social security benefits.
In addition, Social Security also provides survivor benefits for divorced widows and widowers after death of their ex-spouse who is a social security member. The benefit given to them will be based upon Social Security account of deceased member.
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Jinky C. Mesias is a graduate of Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Business Administration Major in Business Management. She is at present an Associate Manager of a Life Insurance Corporation and a freelance writer.