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Health plan for seniors from Pinnacle

Pinnacle Insurance is launching a private health product aimed at the elderly market with cover starting from £1.50 per week.

The Pinnacle Senior Health Cashback plan offers contributions to routine dental and optical costs and consultancy fees.

Applicants under 80 years of age are guaranteed entry and no medical is required.

Pinnacle director of new products Tony Claytor says: “We&#39ve carefully researched the needs of seniors and have developed a product that&#39s exclusively for them.”

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