AGE UK Bradford District has received a cash boost of £6,250.

The money, from Sovereign Health Care, will help the charity to increase information and advice services across the Bradford district.

These services help older people access benefits they may not realise they are entitled to, such as attendance allowance and personal independence payments.

In the last 12 months, Age UK Bradford District has enabled people to access £1.3million of previously unclaimed benefits.

Mark Rounding, chief executive officer of Age UK Bradford District, said: "With the ongoing cost of living crisis, we are seeing an increase in the need for information and advice services district-wide.

"Older people who have been managing to get by are now struggling to pay their bills as costs are rising."

Neil McCallum, chief executive at Sovereign Health Care, added: "Age UK Bradford District plays a vital role in supporting older people in the district and it's rewarding to know our donation is going towards a service that can make a real difference in these difficult times."

To find out more or to access the services offered by Age UK Bradford District, call 01274 391190 or visit