Independent Age have set up a campaign called Credit where it’s due.
This winter, more so than ever, it’s important that people get the support they need. Too many older people have to choose whether they should heat their home or buy food. Which is why Independant Age are working hard to keep the credit where it’s due campaign on the political agenda.
Anisah, who is a supporter of Independent Age’s campaign has made a video talking about her experiences before and after claiming Pension Credit. Before she received it, she’d have to make difficult decisions every day.
Pension Credit meant that she no longer had to worry about heating her home, could eat healthier food and access other services.
You can find out more about Anisah’s story and how Pension Credit made a difference to her life by watching this video.
Too many older people like Anisah are currently missing out on the support they’re entitled to, If evryone who was eligible claimed Pension Credit, nearly 450,000 older peple could be lifted out of poverty.
OCAY can support older people to fill in Pension Credit forms. Please get in touch if you would like some support.