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People aged 60 and over

Who is this section for?

Anyone who is aged 60 or over

What does it include?

Information about benefits for older people,  aged 60 and over, who can claim them, how much you can get, how to apply and where to go for further help. Make sure you are claiming everything you are entitled to.

How to use this section

The left-hand navigation bar gives you a comprehensive list of the contents of this section. Click on the links to go to each page.  Some key benefits are also are described in the boxes below.

  • Information on the State Retirement PensionState Retirement Pension

    Find out more about this benefit for people which you may be able to claim if you have reached State Pension age.

  • Information on Pension CreditPension Credit

    Discover more about the additional help that is available if you have reached Pension Credit age and are on a low income.

  • Information about Attendance AllowanceAttendance Allowance

    Read more about this benefit which you may be able to claim if you are aged over 65 and have significant care needs.

  • Information on travel concessions for older peopleHelp with travel costs

    Find out more about the travel concessions that are available to you if you are aged 60 or over.

  • Useful links for older peopleUseful links

    Learn more about the resources and organisations that can advise on issues relating to older people.

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