Benefits – What Benefits are Available for the over 60’s ?

Citizens advice are usually the first port of call, as they have advisers who are familiar with this area.  https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/broxtowe/contact-us/

There are at least 10 benefits you may be eligible for, depending on your health and income. This is an area we are hoping to get some expert advice on.
A lot of benefits for the elderly don’t get claimed

Newcastle Portal has a good page listing benefits:  https://www.informationnow.org.uk/article/welfare-benefits/ 
Please let us know of any local equivalent

Good article from Myageingparent.com:
https://myageingparent.com/legal-finance/finance/what-benefits-can-you-claim-over-60/

Broxtowe ‘Benefits Adviser’ page  https://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/for-you/benefits-grants/benefits-advisor/
gives link to Gov.uk, which then gives links to three different benefits calculators.  https://www.gov.uk/benefits-calculators  e.g.  Turn2Us
Have no idea how good these are ??  Also, one must be cautious giving online sites your personal / financial details, in case your personal details were to get hacked.

Help with Health Costs:  https://www.informationnow.org.uk/article/help-with-health-costs/

Other:

http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/care/benefits-and-finance/benefits-and-financial-advice

Council tax Support:  https://www.informationnow.org.uk/article/council-tax-support/
https://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/for-you/benefits-grants/council-tax-support/

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