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kaneohe
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I wonder if the SS worker was confusing survivor benefits w/ spousal benefits. For spousal benefits (where you are still alive) your wife would not benefit from your taking at 70:

“Your benefits as a spouse do not include any delayed retirement credits your spouse may receive.”

https://www.ssa.gov/planners/retire/applying6.html