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Includes information about benefits available to older people including cheap bus and train tickets, reduced entry prices to certain facilities and deductions on the costs of various goods and services.

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Concessions for elderly people

Older people's rights to reduced costs of various goods and services

1 Concessions for older people

Information about concessions for older people. Most concessions are 'discretionary', which means you will have to ask about them and they may be limited to people with particular circumstances.
Provided by Age Concern
3 Help with heating (PDF)

Gives ways of reducing your heating expenses, help you can get with heating costs, priority services for people over 60, and what to do if you are threatened with disconnection.
Provided by Age Concern
2 Information about telephones (PDF)

There is no national scheme giving financial help with telephones for older people. However, some people qualify for assistance if they are chronically sick or disabled and others may be helped by some local authorities or charities.
Provided by Age Concern
5 Leisure and learning (PDF)

Covers lifelong learning and college courses, and leisure activities such as days out, walking, gardening, social life and new challenges, arts and entertainment, sports, volunteering, and shopping.
Provided by Age Concern
4 Travel information for older people (PDF)

Information for people over 60 on help with travel costs. Includes concessions, advice if you have mobility problems, and information about driving licences and the Blue Badge parking scheme.
Provided by Age Concern

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