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Get wrapped up for winter | Claim fuel payment | 5 heating myths

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Get wrapped up for winter | Claim fuel payment | 5 heating myths

Winter walk

The clocks have gone back and coats are out of the cupboard. It's starting to feel like winter. Colder weather can be a worry, so we're sharing our tips on keeping warm and healthy this season to put your mind at ease. 

There's lots of small things you can do to stay well and warm this winter. That's why we’ve created the Winter wrapped up guide, full of tips to get your home ready for the cold weather and reduce your risk of common health problems.

Get your free guide
Winter fuel payment

Get help with heating costs

Most of us over Pension Credit age also qualify for hundreds of pounds of tax-free government support for our heating costs.

How to claim Winter Fuel Payment

Heating myths

Heating myths busted

Half of all households fall into these traps when trying to save money on energy. We fact-check the most common myths.

Find out the biggest energy bill myths

Winter stew recipe

Warming winter stew 

It’s high in nutrients, low in calories and ideal for freezing. Add this mouth-watering vegetable stew to your recipe collection.

See the full recipe

Later life in the news

1. The bus pass lottery: Age UK comments on the postcode 'lottery' for free bus passes which is having serious consequences for travel entitlements. 

2. A future without paper: As more and more retailers are offering electronic receipts, we question how a paperless world can meet the needs of older customers.

3. Care cuts action: Councils have been criticised for making funding cuts to care for older and disabled people. They are now theatened with legal action. 

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