The DDS examiner takes into consideration the vocational implications of growing older.
Greg in Carlsbad, CA, asks “Is it true that the older you are the easier it is to get Social Security Disability?”
The DDS examiner takes into consideration the vocational implications of growing older (typically, it becomes more difficult to transfer work skills and, in general, to find employment). So, if there are 2 individuals with the same disability, a 30-year-old and a 50-year-old, it is possible that the 30-year-old gets denied and the 50-year-old gets approved.
If you are collecting SSDI, once you reach full retirement age, your disability benefits will automatically convert to Social Security retirement benefits (the amount is usually the same).
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