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ssd and ss and widows

im currently drawing ss and widows. im wondering if i can also draw ssd. i was told about ssd from a friend. she states that i should be able to collect all three. is this true? if it is do i contact the local social security office for more info?

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Please contact Social Security for the particulars of your situation, but in general you can not "triple dip".

In general, when you reach full retirement age, If you are receiving Social Security disability benefits, your disability benefits automatically convert to retirement benefits, but the amount remains the same.

If you are getting retirement benefits based on your own work record, call or visit SS, and the agency will check to see if you can get more money as a widow or widower. You will receive the higher benefit, not a combination of the two types of benefits.

http://socialsecurityhop.com/en/pubs/when-you-get-social-security-disabi...

http://socialsecurityhop.com/en/pubs/survivors-benefits/03-when-a-relati...

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