In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must meet the following requirements:
- Be at least 62 years old and not currently married
- Be divorced from a person who receives Social Security retirement or disability benefits
- Have been married to that person for at least 10 years before the date the divorce became final
- Not be getting a higher Social Security retirement benefit based on your own work.
If you would like to find out if you may be eligible for any of the benefits SSA administers, visit http://www.benefits.gov/ssa.
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