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DWP could give people of State Pension age with joint pain up to £358 a month

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Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a benefit for people aged over 16 and under State Pension age who need help with daily living tasks or getting around outside the home as a result of a long-term illness, disability or mental health condition.

If someone is already receiving PIP when they reach State Pension age, now 66 for everyone in the UK, this will carry on and if someone is already getting Disability Living Allowance (DLA), they will be invited to apply for it.

However, when someone reaches State Pension age who has never claimed either benefit before, finds themselves needing additional support to remain independent for longer in their own home, they could be eligible for Attendance Allowance.

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