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We want the UK to become the best country in the world in which to grow older. We campaign to ensure people can enjoy a financially secure, healthy, active and connected older age.

Joan, an older woman, sat aloneLet's Get Personal
We're asking the government to introduce free personal care for all older people who need it.
An older ladyCredit Where It's Due
We're calling on the Government to make sure that everyone who is entitled to Pension Credit receives it.
Campaigners talkingWhat we campaign about
We use what you tell us to campaign for a fair deal for all older people.
Older man playing the trumpetWhat we've achieved
Read about what your support for previous campaigns has helped us to achieve.
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Read the latest thoughts, reflections and stories from Independent Age.
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Write to your MP about the key issues affecting older people today.
Houses of ParliamentOur work in Parliament
We work hard in Parliament to make sure that the voices of older people and their families are heard.
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Read about the policy work that helps us form our positions and supports our campaign work

#CreditWhereItsDue

As part of campaign, Credit Where It's Due, we spoke to Eve and Graham about why Pension Credit is so important to them.

Watch this video to find out, and see how the feel about the fact that £10 million a day of Pension Credit is not reaching those who are entitled to it.