Older people

With many benefits, the rules change when you get older.  Find out about the state pension and the age you can claim it.

Read about other benefits you can get when you are older, including travel concessions and Winter Fuel Payments.  Learn about Pension Credits which you may be able to get if you are on a low income.

This content applies to England

Information on benefits for people over 60 including retirement pension, pension credit, winter fuel payments and Christmas bonus.