For older people

If you are of pension age you may be entitled to the benefits listed below:

  • State Retirement Pension: The basic State Pension is a regular payment you can get from the government when you reach State Pension age.
  • Pension Credit: Pension Credit is a means-tested benefit for people who have reached the State Pension age for women.
  • Attendance Allowance: This benefit is for people aged 65 or over who have difficulty looking after themselves and unlike Disability living allowance it does not look at mobility needs.

For more information, please visit the financial issues section on the Macmillan Cancer Support website