Benefits for older people
There is a range of benefits available in later life, including Attendance Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Winter Fuel Payment and more. Make sure you are getting everything you are entitled to.
Read our practical guide to Attendance Allowance and the rates of payment, together with tips on applying for this benefit and completing the form.
Top tips for completing the Attendance Allowance form
Filling out the Attendance Allowance claim form can be tricky. Here are our top tips to help you through the process.
Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
Learn how Personal Independence Payment (PIP) can help with some of the extra costs associated with long-term illness or disability.
Constant Attendance Allowance (CAA)
Find out about CAA, eligibility criteria and payment rates.
Find out about the State Pension, including information on State Pension age and how much you’ll receive.
Learn about the two parts of Pension Credit – guarantee credit and savings credit – with information on eligibility, how much it is and how to get it.
If you care for someone for more than 35 hours a week, find out if you could apply for Carer’s Allowance.
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The DFG is available to people who meet certain eligibility criteria. We explain what these are and how you can apply.