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julieTopdogalf1
julieTopdogalf1 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi I would like some help applying for disability benefits and what I could be entitled to 
I'm 61 and have got bad arthritis and am tired all the time and have panic attacks I've had to give up work 

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  • Jimm_Scope
    Jimm_Scope Posts: 3,610 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @julieTopdogalf1! A warm welcome to our community :) I'm sorry to hear you've had to give up work, hopefully we can help you with finding out what you're entitled to.

    Often the quickest way to cover everything, without you having to give us too much personal information about yourself, is to use a benefits calculator.

    Turn2Us have one that you can put all your information in and it can give you an idea of what you might be entitled to: Turn2us Benefits Calculator

    From what you have told me you could certainly apply for PIP, you can read more about it here: PIP | Disability charity Scope UK

    Let me know how the benefits calculator goes. If you're having trouble using it then we can try figuring it out here but we'll need to ask some questions about your situation if that's okay!

    I'll move this over to our benefits category so it's more visible there :) 
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