When I'm 64: Benefits for Older Adults

When I’m 64: Benefits for Older Adults explains what financial help older adults in British Columbia can get from government sources. It covers Old Age Security, the Canada Pension Planemployment insurance, and welfare benefits for older adults. The information is current to January 2018.

Part of a two-part series together with When I’m 64: Services for Older Adults. (A third title, When I’m 64: Controlling Your Affairs, has been replaced by Planning for Your Future, aimed at British Columbians of all ages.)

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When I'm 64: Benefits for Older Adults

  • English

  • Available in print

When I'm 64: Benefits for Older Adults (French) booklet cover image

À 64 Ans: Prestations pour les Aînés

  • French

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