Learn About Social Security

Social Security benefits are an important part of a cremation. Generally, the following persons may be eligible for monthly benefits: a widow or widower age 60 or older, or at any age if caring for an entitled child younger than 16 or disabled, unmarried children up to 18 (19 if they are attending a primary or secondary school full- time), children who were disabled before reaching 22, as long as they remained disabled and a dependent parent or parents 62 or older. To learn more about Social Security benefits including applications, lump-sum death payments and other matters, call 1-800-772-1213 for assistance and appointments.