Senior Citizens - Old Age Pensioners - OAP Benefits that can be claimed
Seniors and Old Age Pensioners -PLEASE claim your benefits
that you are entitled to!
Many Seniors are not claiming their
rights to benefits. Seniors Benefits - or OAP Benefits - are a RIGHT to which you may be
entitled. It could mean as much as £400 extra per year! The Old Age
Pension - or State Pension as now is - is just part of the benefits
that you may be entitled to.
Living costs are rising. You do not
need us to tell you that. What - it seems - that you do need us
to tell you, is that you maybe entitled to benefits which you
are not claiming for. Even in this age of computerisation, the
government does not automatically know that you may need these
benefits, because many different parts of the government only
have the information that THEY are responsible. YOU may have to
claim for them.
Pension Tax Credit, Council Tax Benefit, or maybe housing benefit. They
are all there to help you if you are considered to be needy! Your
Old Age Pension should be paid automatically - without you having to
But it is something that you will
have to keep an eye on, and also check to make sure that you are getting
your correct Old Age Pension.
It has been estimated that 30% of all
pensioners/seniors miss out on payments to which they are entitled.
Benefits that could mean as much as an extra month's income! The
problem is - as we have said - no-one tells you. You have to find
Your first step is to call the Pensions
Service. They have a help line at 0800 99 1234. When you get through
- it is a free call - you will actually find them helpful. This line
is simply not only for questions about your Old Age Pension, but for
all seniors benefits that you can claim as a Senior
Big changes to timescale of.....
Make sure your claim is in before then or
you could lose up to 9 months back dated credit!
If you are reading this and know someone who
should be claiming for their OAP Benefits - Please alert them!