Retirement benefits: rates and thresholds
People affected by dementia may be entitled to retirement benefits. Find out about the current rates and thresholds here.
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This page provides details of benefits rates and savings thresholds as of April 2018. It is designed to be used in conjunction with other Alzheimer’s Society information about benefits and how to apply for them, especially our page on retirement benefits.
New state pension
Full rate is £164.35 weekly.
Old state pension
Basic pension £125.95.
Standard minimum guarantee
Single person £163.00 weekly
Couple £248.80 weekly
Additional amount for severe disability is £64.30 weekly per qualifying person.
Additional amount for carers is £36.00 weekly.
Savings credit (maximum payable)
Single person £13.40 weekly
Couple £14.99 weekly