If you have an accident or illness over the age of 60 and suddenly find yourself disabled and unable to work, knowing what your rights are when it comes to benefits can be confusing. After all, you’re close to the age of retirement, are you even entitled to receive social security for a disability if you can’t work?
The answer is, providing you’re under the age of 66, yes you certainly are entitled. Here’s a breakdown of your rights. (more…)