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1.7 million older people in the UK can’t afford to heat their homes, and over a third (36%) say they live mainly in one room to save money.
Find out how you can help us change lives for the better this winter
21° and 18° - the magic numbers for staying warm this winter. Your living room should be kept at 21° and your bedroom at 18°.
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As you get older it takes longer to warm up which can be bad for your health. Ensure you're prepared for winter with our handy tips for eating well and keeping warm.
The recommended temperature for your main living room is around 70°F/21°C. If you feel cold, turn the heat up regardless of what the thermometer reads.
Worried about the cost of heating your home? You could be eligible for benefits or grants to help you or someone you know stay warm this winter.
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