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En español | The AARP Social Security Resource Center is designed to help you determine the benefits you’re eligible for, when you can get them, and how much you and your family can receive. This section provides practical information on steering through the paperwork (or clicking through the web pages) to get the help you need from the Social Security Administration. You’ll find answers on:

  • How to apply for retirement, spousal, survivor and disability benefits
  • Challenging adverse benefit decisions
  • Getting a new Social Security card, updated benefit estimates and other services from SSA
  • The state of Social Security and policy changes that affect your payments









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