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could go to support our friendly advice line that receives 70,000 calls for help every winter
could buy an emergency heater and a Winter Warmth Pack for an older person at serious risk of the cold
could pay for a Christmas lunch and present for 4 older people who’d be otherwise alone
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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.
We need warm homes urgently in the UK. We're calling on the Government to make millions of homes much more energy efficient.
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.
When Ethel's boiler broke down, Age UK came to her rescue with emergency heating and the reassurance she wasn't alone
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We're putting on a star-studded carol concert at St Paul's Cathedral this winter.
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A million older people haven't seen or spoken to anyone for more than a month.
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Find out if the cold weather is likely to affect you and what you can do to prepare.
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