Can you get both Social Security disability and retirement benefits?

Social Secuirty disability and retirement

Can you add Social Security disability benefits to your Social Security retirement benefits? What about if you are already disabled and are approaching retirement age. Will you still receive Social Security disability benefits?

Unfortunately, the answer from Social Security is, no. Once you reach retirement age for Social Security, if you are already on Social Security disability, your benefits are converted into retirement benefits. If you are already receiving Social Security retirement benefits, you are not eligible for additional disability benefits from Social Security.

See Social Security for more information.

=========================================================
Disclaimer: This is NOT legal advice. This site provides general information about Social Security disability cases in Colorado. To discuss your particular circumstances, please contact a lawyer in your area. Please review the full disclaimer .

About Tomasz Stasiuk

Tomasz Stasiuk is a Colorado Springs Social Security disability lawyer and the founding attorney of the Stasiuk Firm - a law firm specializing in Social Security disability cases in Colorado. Follow Tomasz Stasiuk on Google and Twitter

x

Call BEFORE you apply! -- (719) 359-9311

Get a no-cost in office evaluation of your Colorado Social Security disability case. We help our clients file for Social Security disability benefits the right way the first time!