Benefits and allowances
No matter who you are, as you get older you will be entitled to certain benefits and allowances. These could be anything from help with travel costs, like a bus pass, to extra payments for heating your home.
Make sure you get what you can and have a look at our guide to the main benefits and allowances available in later life - see how you can make your money go that bit further.
What could you get?
Reducing your council tax
What can you get, what can you claim for?
How the State helps you pay for health needs
Winter fuel payments
Help with your fuel bills
Free bus travel
What and how to claim your travel costs
Lower cost rail travel
Discounts, offers and concessions for older people