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Every year in Northern Ireland, almost £200m of benefits that older people are entitled to go unclaimed - including Pension Credit, Housing Benefit and Lone Pensioner Credit. Below are some figures that illustrate the problem.
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<a href="http://www.ageuk.org.uk/northern-ireland/money-matters/claiming-benefits/unclaimed-benefits/"><img width="441" height="850" src="http://www.ageuk.org.uk/Global/age-ni/services/advice/Unclaimed-Benefits-Infographic-Northern_Ireland.png" title="Unclaimed benefits" alt="Age NI unclaimed benefits infographic"/></a><br /><br /><a href="http://www.ageni.org">Age NI:</a> <a href="http://www.ageuk.org.uk/northern-ireland/money-matters/claiming-benefits/unclaimed-benefits/">How many benefits go unclaimed by pensioners every year?</a>
More money in your pocket (PDF 358KB) A guide to claiming benefits for people over pension age.
Let's talk money (PDF 2MB)A poster for promoting Age NI's free benefits check.
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More money in your pocket A guide to claiming benefits for people over pension age. (PDF 358KB)
Let's talk moneyA poster for promoting Age NI's free benefits check. (PDF 2MB)
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