Can a person who has never worked collect social security even though her husband is still alive?

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Clint Curtis

Answered On Mar 26, 2013
Yes. Even if he or she has never worked under Social Security, your spouse may be able to get benefits if he or she is at least 62 years of age and you are receiving or eligible for retirement or disability benefits. He or she can also qualify for Medicare at age 65.