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Connie sits at home, looking worried

We need your support to help vulnerable older people like Connie.

Please help Age UK give vital support and friendship this winter.

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Your donation could help us answer calls to our expert Age UK Advice Line, as well as giving friendship to older people who feel isolated and alone.

Please help Age UK provide the vital support older people need to weather the storm this winter and beyond. 

1 million

1 million older households are in fuel poverty

3.9 million

3.9 million older people feel more lonely in winter

Your donation could help older people on the verge of breaking point this winter.

The most vulnerable older people in our communities are facing a crisis of isolation, ill-health and rising energy prices.

Connie sits at home

Connie lives alone and feels more isolated due to the pandemic. The cold weather makes her worried about falling. Now in the depths of winter, with energy prices rising, it feels like she’s reached breaking point.

"I’ve never known such a tough winter. I can see myself being in my home, feeling weak, cold and alone." - Connie, 94, South West

A growing number of older people are struggling with a perfect storm of pressures this winter. But together, we can support those who need us most.


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If you or someone you know needs support, Age UK is here for you. Call the Age UK Advice Line on 0800 169 6565, 8am to 7pm, every day of the year, or find information and advice on our website.

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