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Benefits and entitlements

More than £5 billion of means-tested benefits go unclaimed by older people every year - let us help make it easier.

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  • Pension Credit

    About 4m older people are entitled to Pension Credit, yet about 1 in 3 of those eligible are still not claiming it.
  • Attendance Allowance

    Many over-65s can claim Attendance Allowance if they need help with their care because of illness or disability.

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  • Challenge it

    If you don't agree you are receiving the full benefits that you are entitled to, seek further advice and information on how to appeal.
  • Health benefits

    As well as free prescriptions and eye tests, you may be entitled to help towards dental treatment and glasses.

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