By Steve Carlton |
September 23, 2013
The British summertime may be fading and, although the harshest winter months have yet to hit the country, temperatures are already beginning to drop. While some people enjoy the crisp air of brisk autumnal mornings, many older people associate the onset of autumn with the higher heating bills of winter. Elderly people are at particular risk of "fuel poverty" - the inability to pay for adequate heat during the winter - and this can pose a serious risk to their heath.