When a child turns 16 question

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 12/05/2017 - 09:40

My husband has terminal cancer and is receiving SSDI benefits. As a caregiver to our daughter, I am also receiving a benefit as is she. I have just learned that as a caregiver, my benefit will stop when she turns 16. My question is.... Will her amount go up since I'm no longer receiving a benefit or does my amount just go back into the system? Thank you in advance.

Bryan
Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:31 Permalink

Hi there,
I'm sorry to hear about that! Your daughter may continue to receive the same amount of money.

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