There are several credits and benefits designed for seniors. Age amount. You can claim this amount if you were 65 years of age or older on December 31, 2015, and your net income is less than $82,353. The maximum amount you may be able to claim is $7,033. Pension income amount. You may be able to claim up to $2,000 if you reported eligible pension, superannuation, or annuity payments on your return.